Registration: Solo Success: How to Thrive in the Academy When You're the Only __ in Your Department


10-May-2019 | 9:00 AM-4:00 PM


Garden Room (Chambers Center Colorado Women's College)

On the first floor of the Chambers Center for the Advancement of Women



Kate Willink


OTL 303-871-2084 (


Under-represented faculty commonly describe:

  • Feeling over-whelmed by service requests related to diversity
  • Pressure to serve as role models, advisors, and mentors to all _______ students
  • Struggling to respond effectively to classroom dynamics that are shaped by race, class, and gender
  • Lack of support network, community, mentors, and sponsors
  • Mixed messages about the best use of their time on campus

The Solo Success Workshop is specifically designed to address the unique concerns of under-represented faculty members. Specifically, participants learn to:

  • Identify the common challenges under-represented faculty face on the tenure-track
  • Identify the three biggest mistakes under-represented faculty make
  • Specific strategies for increasing productivity, serving strategically, teaching efficiently, and building strong and healthy professional relationships
  • Identify why and how to connect with communities of support and accountability

Facilitated by Dr. Anthony Ocampo.

Anthony Ocampo, PhD, is a professor at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Public Policy at University of California, Riverside. Dr. Ocampo participated in the Faculty Success Program in his first quarter as a tenure-track faculty member in 2011 and has been an FSP coach since 2013.

Faculty Development

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