Leading and Inspiring Faculty Together (LIFT)

Building on prior successes in programs specifically serving marginalized faculty groups such as EMPOWER, ADVANCE/Project EPIC, and the Advancing Women Mentoring Program, IUPUI is continuing to expand the range of mentoring opportunities available to faculty regardless of appointment type or demographic characteristics. To this end, the Office of Academic Affairs and partners are launching the Leading and Inspiring Faculty Together (LIFT) Program. LIFT is rooted in the concept of peer mentoring circles. Inaugural circles launch in fall 2021.

The work of academics can feel solitary. This is true despite having shared challenges and aspirations. IUPUI values the success of all faculty and is committed to creating a culture of mentoring where we can all move forward together.

Margie Ferguson, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs