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Office of the Provost

Tech Eagle Administrators in Mentoring (T.E.A.M.)

Description of the Program

The Tech Eagle Administrators in Mentoring (T.E.A.M.) Leadership Program is offered by the Provost’s Office in collaboration with our partner institutions. The T.E.A.M. Leadership Program will mentor and assist current faculty members who are interested in and dedicated to either becoming administrators or holding other relevant leadership positions in higher education administration.

T.E.A.M. mentees will gain a broader understanding of the day-to-day operations in the Provost’s office as well as other administrative departments, for the 2015/2016 inaugural year of the program, facilitators include both TTU’s and MTSU’s Provost offices, Provost’s Cabinet, and other campus administrator within their respective institutions.

Program Goals

The goals of the T.E.A.M. Leadership Program are to build and instill strong leadership qualities in achieving excellence for future higher education leaders.

T.E.A.M. also strives to support a mutually beneficial relationship between TTU and our partner institutions. Working together will enhance our respective campuses, and T.E.A.M. aims to have effective administration in higher education leadership development in exchange for producing top administrators on our campuses.

Conditions of the Program

  • The T.E.A.M. Leadership Program is a year-long program that will meet in September, October, November, February, and March, for the 2015-2016 academic year.

  • The T.E.A.M. selection committee members will select two T.E.A.M. mentees and each mentee will be assigned to a visiting university.

  • Each T.E.A.M. mentee will volunteer one workday a week and will work under their respective University’s Provost, Provost Cabinet’s tutelage, and other campus leaders.

  • Mentees will submit a weekly reflection of the information they are learning from the T.E.A.M. Leadership Program. These weekly reflections will go to the program coordinators within each institution.

  • Upon completion of the T.E.A.M. Leadership Program, the mentees will share the valuable information they learned for the benefit of the T.E.A.M. Leadership Program at a small luncheon gathering.

  • Additionally, a portfolio will be presented and shared with each institution’s Provost at the end of the program.

  • Mentees will receive a $1,500 stipend for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Faculty that are interested in becoming a future T.E.A.M. mentee will need to submit the following information:

1) Vita
) Two letters of recommendation (one from their department chair and one from their college dean)
) One page letter of interest to the T.E.A.M. Leadership Program.

All information should be submitted to Dr. LaNise Rosemond at no later than September 4, 2015.

Contact Info

"Unity is strength. . . when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.“ -Mattie Stepanek

Dr. LaNise Rosemond, Faculty Coordinator