Research & Tools

Research & Tools

Since its inception, OFD has gathered comprehensive data, analyzed findings, and produced reports and tools on key issues affecting faculty career satisfaction and advancement. Seeking faculty input on their experience and needs to thrive in academe is instrumental in OFD’s ability to develop responsive programming addressing career priorities, wellbeing, and potential obstacles.

Findings and reports from the UMass Amherst-COACHE Faculty Job Satisfaction Survey

Identifying areas for improvement in faculty onboarding and new-hire experiences of first and second year faculty

Reports and tools for navigating and supporting Mid-Career Faculty through transitions and promotion

Mentoring guidelines and planning support for UMass Amherst faculty and departments