Center for Faculty Innovation

Developing Effective Mentoring Strategies

Thu, 7 Sep 2023 1:00 PM - Fri, 8 Sep 2023 12:30 PM

Do you have a desire to refine your mentoring skills using evidence-based mentoring strategies?

Join Etta Ward, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Development, and Randall Roper, Director of Graduate Mentoring Center from IUPUI as they facilitate a 2-day workshop on effective mentoring strategies. This workshop is sponsored by the offices of the Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives and Global Affairs, the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Curriculum, and the Vice Provost for Research and Scholarship. Whether you are a seasoned Mentor or you have just accepted your first official mentoring role, these sessions will have useful and practical information that you can put into practice

Participants who complete both days will receive a certification from the National Research Mentoring Network. 

Program Dates 

  • Thu. Sept. 7, from 1-5pm
  • Fri. Sept. 8, from 8:30am-12:30pm 


  • The Union, Taylor 302


  • Etta Ward, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Development
  • Randall Roper, Director of Graduate Mentoring Center from IUPUI


  • Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives and Global Affairs
  • Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Curriculum
  • Vice Provost for Research and Scholarship

Attendance & Registration Information

Our programs are intended for JMU faculty or staff only! If you are a student and would like to attend please email with your request.

CREATE ACCOUNT/LOG IN: The registration link (below) will direct you to the CFI Program Registration site (this is a new process from last year - JMU DUO isn't required). If this is your first time visiting the registration page this semester, you will need to create a new account using your JMU email ( Be sure to clear your browser cache/cookies upon each visit to the registration page.


  • After creating your account of the mandatory forms click on "Add to Cart" from the bullet list under the Registration on the Dashboard. Anything already added to your cart appears under "MY CART."
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Registration deadline: Mon. Sept. 4, by 5pm


If you find that you are unable to attend a scheduled event prior to the registration deadline, please return to your "CFI Program Account" and cancel your registration. If it is after the event registration deadline, please email as early as possible.

CFI programs will be canceled automatically if JMU is closed for inclement weather.

We want this program to be welcoming, accessible, and inclusive for all of our participants. Please describe any considerations or accommodations (e.g., dietary, disability, wellness, cultural, etc.) you want us to know about in your account profile. You may also reach out to us at or (540) 568-4846.

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