Advancing Professional Excellence (APEX) Program for Mid-Career Faculty

Career development is often focused on junior faculty. However, the literature shows that mid-career faculty are least satisfied and at highest risk for leaving their institutions.  The mid-career phase is also a time when faculty are most productive in their careers.  The goal of this program is to focus on enhancing the mid-career faculty experience and provide support for them to engage in the next level of career excellence.  There are a number of initiatives underway that are geared toward newly-promoted and more experienced Associate Professors: