Meet Your New Faculty Champion

Tom Kealy, Ph.D., has been named Clemson’s first director for faculty awards and honorifics. In this role, Kealy reports to Senior Associate Provost Amy Lawton-Rauh to direct and manage workflows and networks supporting internal and external awards recognizing faculty excellence in teaching, service, scholarly pursuits, and leadership across the University. How does your previous experience […]

Featured Faculty: Dr. Leslie Warlick

This month, we are featuring Dr. Leslie Warlick, a lecturer in the Department of Performing Arts. She holds performance degrees from the North Carolina School of the Arts, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and Florida State University. Dr. Warlick has had the pleasure of studying violin with Elaine Richey, David Updegraff, Donald Weilerstein, and Gary Kosloski. […]

Faculty Grow 2024 Rundown

The Office of Faculty ADVANCEment (OFA) hosted its inaugural Faculty Grow Workshop on April 9 th, 2024. With approximately 50 faculty participants, and through the lens of a “charette-style” workshop, we began to create a shared vision of the future of faculty success at Clemson. With speakers, a faculty panel, and active engagement and conversation, […]

2024 Faculty Climate Survey

Office of Faculty Advancement

2024 Faculty Climate Survey In 2017, with support from the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE program, Clemson University’s Advance grant team and Dr. Patrick Rosopa, the team’s Social Science Research Lead, developed and distributed a faculty survey to better understand Clemson’s institutional culture and climate for all faculty. Post COVID-19 and with the 2023 launch of […]

Coffee Klatch Calendar

We welcome you to join the ADVANCEment team in open discussions about ideas that are important to you. Please drop in and have a conversation over a cup of coffee with these months’ featured speakers, and learn about initiatives that are institutional practice today and priorities moving forward.   Mon, January 29th – Meet Angie Leidinger, Senior Vice President […]

Develop your own teaching philosophy

Dr. Elliot Ennis (Chemistry) teaches his Creative Inquiry class on pseudoscience.   What is a teaching philosophy statement and how it can be evaluated? If you have ever asked yourself these questions, it would be important to point out that teaching philosophy statements are ideally not just a few paragraphs describing existential issues linked to the classroom or […]

Sign up to be part of the new Faculty Book Club this Spring

Join us for our first book club where we will be discussing  Success After Tenure, Supporting Mid-Career Faculty by Dr. Vicky Baker (Albion College). This activity, which is co-sponsored by the Clemson Libraries, aligns with the aim to support the development of mid-career faculty at Clemson.  We are offering a free copy of the book to the first 50 faculty […]

TIGERS Advance Grant Accomplishments

While the NSF-funded TIGERS ADVANCE grant wrapped up this summer,  the impact of their work has permanently impacted Clemson.  It led to many institutional changes, one of which was the creation of Clemson’s first ever Office of Faculty ADVANCEment. We also saw changes in our faculty’s diversity over the course of this program.   The representation of women faculty among STEM assistant professor […]

Reflections on Prof. Kapil Chalil Madathil’s sabbatical experience and advice on designing your next sabbatical

Overview: Prof. Chalil Madathil’s recently took a 6-month sabbatical from his appointment at Clemson. At Clemson, faculty can apply for sabbatical leave every seven years and have the choice between a one semester (fully funded) or two semester fall/spring (partially funded) sabbatical. The sabbatical application can be found here and this page includes the deadlines for […]