Institute on Teaching and Mentoring


2020 Institute for Teaching and Mentoring

The 2020 Institute has been rescheduled as a virtual event April 16-18, 2021. Details to come >

View the 2020 Virtual Institute Graduation Recognition Ceremony >

The Institute on Teaching and Mentoring, a four-day conference, has become the largest gathering of minority doctoral scholars in the country. Now in its 27th year, the Institute gives the issue of faculty diversity a national focus and provides minority scholars with the strategies necessary to survive the rigors of graduate school, earn the doctoral degree and succeed as members of the professoriate.

2020 Institute for Teaching and Mentoring
Video highlights from the 2018 Institute

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Publication October 201816 pages18E04

Changing the face of college faculty
25 Years of Increasing Faculty Diversity

SREB’s Doctoral Scholars Program is marking its 25th year of service to the South and the nation, having helped nearly 1,000 underrepresented students of color graduate with a Ph.D. Another 400 doctoral students are now working on a Ph.D. through the program. Nearly three out of four graduates of the program are teaching in college classrooms, in 43 states and counting. Despite this progress, the situation remains dire. Major shortages of faculty members of color persist, as many older professors retire and the nation’s student demographics continue to shift substantially.

Publication October 2016 | 16 pages | 16E09

The Right Direction: Elements of Effective Mentoring

Effective mentorship requires many talents. In profiles of Mentor of the Year winners at the Institute on Teaching and Mentoring, this publication highlights eight qualities mentors and and their mentees identified as important components of their relationships.