Faculty Development Events to Support Your Writing

January 31, 2023 by

ink pen writing on paperThe Provost’s Office is offering several opportunities this spring and summer to support faculty writing.

“Why Aren’t You Writing?”|Lunch and Learn| February 22, 12-1:30 p.m., Commonwealth Room, Newcomb Hall | Register here

Facilitated by Dr. Sharon Zumbrunn, Professor of Education, VCU
In this workshop, uncover the stumbling blocks and shenanigans in the way of your writing progress, and learn practical strategies for building your writing habit. Sharon Zumbrunn is an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology and the Director of the Motivation in Context Research Lab at Virginia Commonwealth University. She spends much of her time thinking about and studying writing motivation and self-regulation.. Her book, Why Aren’t You Writing?: Research, Real-Talk, Strategies, and Shenanigans, guides students and faculty alike on overcoming the hurdles in the way of making and maintaining writing progress.

Writing Retreat | July 31 – August 4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Morven Farm Meeting Barn | Register here

The Provost’s Office is sponsoring a structured writing retreat for up to 40 faculty at Morven Farm. Lunch and daily opportunities for reflection and accountability will be provided.

Faculty Success Program of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity | Summer, 2023 | Apply here.

Application deadline is February 10.

The Provost’s Office and the Division for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are cosponsoring the participation of up to 20 assistant professors in the Faculty Success Program of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). **(Please note that NCFDD restricts participation to tenure track faculty.)

Global Scholars | Contact UVA Global Affairs

Global Scholars is a comprehensive list of faculty with research expertise in countries/regions around the world. The goal for developing this list is to help provide students, faculty, senior leadership and media a comprehensive list of experts for a region/country when they reach out to us.

For information about any of these programs, please contact Jennie Knight, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Development.

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