Professional Development - University of Houston
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    Underrepresented Women of Color Coalition

    The Underrepresented Women of Color Coalition is a university-level initiative focused on increasing the retention and promotion of tenured and tenure-track underrepresented women of color faculty members.
  • Faculty Engagement and Development

    Faculty Engagement and Development (FED) is a faculty-driven, administratively supported organization that provides high-quality programming and resources to support continual professional development and successful career progression of faculty members.
  • Provost's Travel Fund

    A source of support for tenured/tenure track faculty and librarian travel when presenting peer-reviewed work at professional meetings.
  • Global Faculty Development Fund

    This Provost initiative helps faculty defray the costs of engaging in innovative global activities.

  • National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

    All UH faculty have access to the NCFDD, a nationally recognized organization that provides a virtual professional development and mentoring community which helps faculty members.

  • Cougar Chairs Leadership Academy

    CCLA is dedicated to developing a network of problem solvers in all UH departments who will work together to produce and sustain high quality programs through the leadership of faculty.
  • Provost's Visiting Scholars Program

    Supports visits by faculty who are potential candidates for current or future faculty hires, and contributes to increasing Tier One excellence, student success, and equity and diversity at UH.
  • Learning & Talent Development (LTD)

    The LTD unit under Human Resources offers staff and faculty classes and resources on leadership and management.
  • Faculty Awards

    The Office of the Provost is proud to sponsor a number of awards for faculty, with the vision of promoting and recognizing excellence at UH.