Strategic Direction 4 – Objective 1

Key Priority 3 SD4

Strategic Direction 4: Develop and implement a strong mentorship program for research.

Incentives for Research Mentors

By January 2016, implement incentives for research mentors. For example, mentorship should be considered as part of research and/or educational service to the university in promotion and review processes.

Accountable: dean, dean’s cabinet.



  1. Each faculty member engaged in research identifies at least one research mentor (can be inside or outside the college or university).
  2. Every research proposal is completed at least one month prior to the submission deadline to enable a feedback period between mentor and mentee.