As she reviewed events over the past year, Judy Horton felt a modest sense of accomplishment. As coordinator of the New Faculty Orientation Training and Mentoring Program at Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC), Horton had led implementation of the program during its first year. She had recently discovered that some faculty and administrators were questioning the design and efficacy of the program. As Horton prepared for meetings with President Belle Wheelan and NVCC’s faculty chairs, she reflected on her own questions about the program. What had gone well thus far? What hadn’t? What changes to the fledgling program, if any, was she prepared to recommend?
Subjects: Faculty, Human Resources, Mentoring
Setting: Community College, Public
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