Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence
Career Support & Leadership Development
At Tennessee Tech, we recognize our faculty have a wealth of intellectual talent and institutional knowledge. With the new strategic plan, “Tech Tomorrow,” we have a unique opportunity to cultivate and foster the careers of our outstanding faculty, and to create opportunities and pathways for them to advance. Resources directed to this effort include:
Tech Tomorrow: Exceptional Stewardship
The new members of the Tech Tomorrow Strategic Planning Team have been selected and Tom Timmerman, professor and chair of the Department of Decision Sciences and Management in the College of Business, has been named the faculty leader for the Tech Tomorrow Exceptional Stewardship goal.
“Tennessee Tech is widely known for its great return-on-investment for students,” Timmerman said. “Our graduates receive well-paying jobs for the modest price they pay for a Tech education. I’m very proud of this reputation and believe that it is a key strategic strength of the university.
“So how do we maintain this strength? We must continue to provide high value to students through high-quality programs, faculty and services. But we must provide these things while also minimizing unnecessary costs. I’m happy to lead the Exceptional Stewardship Working Group in an effort to continuously find ways to provide value to our students while controlling costs. We have an outstanding group of faculty, administrators and students with great ideas for achieving this goal and I look forward to working with them.”
The previous leader for this goal was Ann Davis, professor of accounting in the College of Business.
LinkedIn Learning Resources
LinkedIn Learning is a service available to all Tennessee Tech faculty, staff, and students. LinkedIn Learning offers a wide variety of professional development resources. Below you will find a list of LinkedIn Learning resources specifically related to career support and leadership development.
- Lifelong Learning as a Tool for Building Your Career
- Motivating and Engaging Employees
- Developing Your Leadership Philosophy
- Learn the Process of Effective Leadership
- Understanding the Leadership Behaviors That Can Sabotage Your Success
- How to Become a Thought Leader and Advance Your Career