Faculty Advancement and Success (FAS) Workshop Series

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Moving From Bystander to Upstander

Friday, December 9, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Moving from Bystander to Upstander

Registration Options

  1. Monday, December 9, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Perkins Library 217 (Korman Assembly Room)
  2. Tuesday, February 11, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Rubenstein Library 153 (Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room)
  3. Friday, March 6, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Rubenstein Library 153 (Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room)

In this workshop, participants will learn tools and strategies for promoting an upstander culture - holding each other accountable for behavior that is contrary to our values of inclusion and respect and detrimental to our learning and work environment. Participants will develop bystander intervention skills to help create a culture where harassment and bias incidents are less likely to occur.



Increasing Student Engagement in Classrooms and Labs

Wednesday, January 29, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Gray Building 229 (York Reading Room)

In this interactive session, faculty will work to incorporate strategies to help them optimize their ability to instruct, assess, and connect with students of all disciplines and backgrounds in different learning spaces. The session will examine situations that may arise with students in classrooms and labs, and give faculty the opportunity to develop skills that will promote the academic success of all students.



Grow and Advance as PoPs, Lecturers, and Research Faculty

Thursday, February 27, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Perkins Library 217 (Korman Assembly Room)

In this workshop, faculty will hear from experienced colleagues and peers about the many opportunities, resources, and best practices for professors of the practice, lecturers, and research faculty to continue to successfully grow and advance in their careers.



Effective Lab Management

Wednesday, April 15, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Rubenstein Library 153 (Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room)

This workshop is designed for faculty who lead research labs across different disciplines. Faculty will examine approaches to cultivate a rigorous, ethical, intellectually engaging, and inclusive laboratory environment.


The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement hosts the Faculty Advancement and Success (FAS) Workshop Series, which provides learning opportunities, resources, and networking for all faculty at Duke. Each month, faculty meet with their peers, experts, and key campus leaders to discuss and engage with issues and opportunities relevant to their professional development and advancement.



Past Workshops

November 15, 2019

Workshop 3: Recognizing and Responding to Unwelcome and Disruptive Conduct
In this interactive workshop, participants discussed the different types of bias, discrimination, harassment, and unwelcome conduct that adversely impact the learning and work environment. Experts from across the university shared campus resources and best practices for responding and reporting such behavior.

October 22, 2019

Workshop 2: Refining Practices in Student Mentoring
In this interactive session, faculty engaged with colleagues to discuss different strategies to successfully mentor students of different backgrounds and life experiences. They also had an opportunity to reflect on their own mentoring styles and further develop skills to navigate challenging student situations that may arise.

September 10, 2019

Workshop 1: Preparing for Promotion and Tenure at Duke
Faculty joined current and past APT Committee members to discuss the different stages of the tenure and promotion review process, components of a dossier, and tips and strategies to successfully navigate the tenure and promotion process.