November 2014

Overcoming transition shock:
Things they don't tell you as a new faculty member
Seasoned faculty members offer advice to new faculty on surviving culture shock, time management, mentoring, tenure and promotion, teaching and research, writing, relations with the church, claiming institutional voice, and building community. Read more or watch video clips of Cl´┐Żudio Carvalhaes from McCormick Theological Seminary and Andrea C. White from Candler School of Theology of Emory University.

Complete your crew:  Mentoring and more 
At a recent conference for Women in Leadership, ATS Director, Research and Faculty Development Deborah Gin reflected on the various types of mentors who can be assembled as a team to champion a career in theological education. Read more.

Seminaries awarded $1.5 million to include science in course work   
Ten ATS member schools will receive grants of $90,000 to $200,000 from the John Templeton Foundation to include science in their curricula. Read more.   







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