Faculty of Engineering

Engineering Mentorship for Faculty Members

Western Engineering is committed to the success of its faculty members. For this reason, we offer formal mentorship for all faculty members by the Dean and Department Chairs but we have also initiated a more informal mentorship opportunity through a Central Mentorship Committee.

Mentorship Model

Central Mentorship Committee: The faculty has a single, Central Mentorship committee, which includes one faculty member from each department (not department chairs or dean). Each department elects a candidate who is experienced and capable of serving as a mentor to serve on the faculty committee. The committee shall elect a chair from among its four members.

The terms of reference for the Central Membership Committee are as follows:

Resource Groups: If desired, the Mentee works with the Central Mentorship Committee to form a small (1-3 members) resource group that the member can then approach for individual mentorship. There are no specific terms of reference for the resource group as this is intended to be informal mentorship. Issues that arise through the use of, or within, the resource group should be reported to the Central Mentorship Committee.

The terms of reference for the Resource Groups are as follows:

Mentorship Resources for Faculty