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A coalition of offices from across campus have worked together to launch CoJourn@UMass for Staff & Faculty, a peer-to-peer program to support well-being.

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OFD launches a website of curated resources to support faculty as they navigate working and caring for family.

Angela de Oliveira, Karen Helfer, Christiane Healey, Jenny Ross

The breadth of programming that OFD offers is due, in large part, to the appointments of Chancellor’s Leadership Fellows.

Whitney Battle-Baptiste

Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Professor of Anthropology and Director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Center, has been named a Chancellor’s Leadership Fellow in the Office of Equity and Inclusion.

Chancellor Subbaswamy at NFO 2020

UMass Amherst welcomed new faculty to the academic community in August. To launch their careers on campus, new faculty participated in a virtual New Faculty Orientation (NFO) spanning four mornings from August 10-13.

Jenny Adams, Sonya Atalay, Chrystal George Mwangi, and Christiane Healey have been appointed Chancellor’s Leadership Fellows for the 2020-21 academic year.

Jenny Adams, Sonya Atalay, Chrystal George Mwangi, and Christiane Healey have been appointed Chancellor’s Leadership Fellows for the 2020-21 academic year.

Faculty Resilience Series

To help faculty address a summer of disruption and uncertainty, the Office of Faculty Development and the Associate Provost for Equity and Inclusion are working with partners across campus to coordinate a collaborative offering of optional summer programming to support faculty resilience in research and writing.

Faces of OFD Mutual Mentoring Awardees

The UMass Amherst Office of Faculty Development is pleased to award Mutual Mentoring Grants to ten teams and four individual faculty for 2020-21.