2020 Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award
Professor of Sociology
Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center
Recipients of the Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award consistently demonstrate the following attributes:
♦ Offers sound counsel and valuable information to their faculty mentees in order to advance and develop the mentee’s own path to professional success;
♦ Generously shares his or her valuable time and expertise in providing feedback on the faculty mentee’s work;
♦ Helps to create a vital and engaged academic community in their unit and at the University of Maine;
♦ Involves faculty mentees in publications, grants, and conferences, as well as readily sharing knowledge of such opportunities;
♦ Makes others aware of the contributions and the value of their faculty mentees;
♦ Serves as a role model for faculty colleagues by maintaining high standards for excellence within his or her own discipline and at the broader campus level.
Meet UMaine's Outstanding Faculty Mentors 2014 - 2019
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2015Becky Van Beneden