Workshops & Events

Faculty Development Program courses and workshops convene the academic community and build relationships across schools and divisions. Programming falls into six overlapping categories: Scholarship, Promotion, and Tenure; Leadership; Teaching; Academic Leadership Series; Academic Communicators Network; and Wellness. 

Stay informed about events and opportunities to learn and build community. Our Campus Community page, as well as the University’s events calendar, will inform you about other events happening on and near campus. 

Upcoming events are listed below. Click on session titles for full program descriptions and to register.

"Picture a Scientist" Virtual Film Screening

Through May 12, 2021
Online event

Register to watch the feature-length documentary film "Picture a Scientist," which leads viewers on a journey deep into a group of women scientists' own experiences, ranging from brutal harassment to years of subtle slights. You'll receive a link to the film enabling you to watch it online at any time April 28 - May 12.

Apr. 28

Searching for Excellence: Faculty Search Training

9:00–10:30 am

The Office of the Provost has created a variety of new programs and tools to help recruit outstanding faculty to the University of Chicago. The Searching for Excellence training program is a 90-minute session providing concrete, actionable steps to improve the faculty search process with a focus on diversity, compliance, and affirmative action.


South Side Book Club: "Southern Exposure" by Lee Bey

12:00–1:00 pm

Participate in the first meeting of the South Side Book Club.


Programming Areas