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Creating a Narrative of Professional Involvement

 

The Office of Faculty Advancement is accepting applications for the Fall 2023 session of CANOPI. CANOPI uses a 3:1 mentee/mentor model to facilitate the development of professional involvement narratives for Drexel faculty members. The development of professional involvement narratives provides an opportunity for faculty to reflect on past accomplishments with an eye towards future professional goals. Participants will be paired with experienced Drexel faculty from various colleges who will serve as mentors, and will also serve as peer reviewers for fellow participants grouped with the same mentor. The plan is to run the program as a hybrid, so that those who are unable or prefer not to come in to campus can still participate fully.

The program, which runs twice a year during the fall and spring quarters, is open to all Drexel faculty members including adjunct faculty members. Priority consideration will be given to applicants who plan to utilize their narratives for upcoming professional or developmental activities and who have completed 2 or more years at Drexel. Interested faculty who have not yet completed 2 years are still welcome to apply. All applicants are encouraged to provide a few sentences about their goals during the registration process to assist with the matching process.

Space is limited, and we encourage faculty who wish to take advantage of the program to apply by, Sept 22nd, 2023.  For questions, please contact Prof. Mesha Hunte-Brown at meh27@drexel.edu, or the Office of Faculty Advancement at facultyaffairs@drexel.edu.

 

 

Applicants should note the schedule listed below to ensure they do not have conflicts that might inhibit their participation during the kick-off and wrap-up sessions. If there are conflicts, please communicate what those are in the registration process so that an assessment can be made about whether a workaround is possible.

Scheduled Dates for Fall 2023 Cycle

  • Kick-Off Meeting: October 12, 2023 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am
  • Teaching Philosophy: Oct 23 – Oct 27, 2023 | Mentor/Mentees Group Meeting 1 (mentor to schedule with mentees)
  • Research Narrative: Oct 30 – Nov 3, 2023 | Mentor/Mentees Group Meeting 2 (mentor to schedule with mentees)
  • Service Narrative: Nov 6 – Nov 10, 2023|Mentor/Mentees Group Meeting 3 (mentor to schedule with mentees)
  • Wrap-Up/Closing Session: Nov 16, 2023 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am