Faculty at Radford University are known for their great teaching and mentoring, important research and creative work, and strong leadership.  We support and celebrate our faculty with many holistic and high impact initiatives aimed across the faculty career arc.  More details about some of these opportunities can be found below.

Faculty Development Programming Calendar

We support the faculty career arc throughout the year:

  • New Faculty Orientation (August and January)
  • Faculty Leadership and Chairs Series
  • Faculty Flourishing Week
  • Summer Institute in Research and Creativity (May)
  • Our Turn conference (August, January, May)
  • Communities of practice, book groups, workshops, research support, consultations/coaching, and community-building activites (year round)
  • Writing Jam
  • Course observations and reviews (year round)
  • Individual consultation and coaching (year round)


Development for Deans and Chairs

  • Workshops on faculty evaluation
  • Faculty Leadership and Chairs Series
  • Workshops on coaching and mentoring
  • Training on course observation and review
  • Facilitated strategic planning for departments
  • Individual consultations