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    Writing Circles

    Writing Accountability Groups for Faculty & Librarians

  • OFD Supporting Non-Tenure Track Faculty Series

    Promotion Writing Group for Lecturers and Sr. Lecturers

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    First Year, First Friday

    A monthly forum for new faculty to connect with first-year colleagues and to learn best practices for faculty success.

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    OFD supports all faculty with services and programs that strengthen research, service, and professional growth.


Distinguished University Professor and Provost Emeritus John McCarthy

OFD will present “Leading for Change in Your Department and Beyond,” a discussion-based workshop designed to help all faculty and librarians create change on campus. The event, part of OFD’s LEAF (Leadership Essentials for All Faculty) Series, will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 2:30–3:30 p.m. in the Hadley Room of the Campus Center.

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The special focus report, "Gendered Experiences of Faculty at UMass Amherst," highlights the differences in satisfaction of women and men in the interrelated areas of tenure and promotion, promotion to full professor, and workload equity.