The Junior Faculty Forums are held monthly specifically for junior faculty to focus on the critical areas important to their teaching, research, writing, scholarship, and promotion and tenure goals. If you have a suggested topic for future Junior Faculty Forums please contact Ms. Jacqueline Young, Program Manager, at We are always looking for ways to serve our junior faculty!

Junior Faculty Foum Topics, 2020-2021

"What I Wish I Had Known When I Was a Junior Faculty Member"    Thursday, September 10, 2020

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Featured Faculty (l to r): Judi Moore Latta, Ph.D., Dexter Lee, Ph.D., and Bahiyyah Muhammad, Ph.D


Junior Faculty Forum Topics, 2019-2020

"Service: A Discussion with Okianer Christian Dark and Moses Garuba" • February 6, 2020


Featured Faculty: Associate Provost Okianer Christian Dark and Dr. Moses Garuba, College of Engineering and Architecture  


"University Communications Media Training: Leveraging Your Expertise with Media" • November 7, 2019 

Guest Presenter: Ms. Alonda Thomas, Director of Public Relations, Office of University Communications


"Newly Tenured Faculty Share Tips and Advice on Getting Tenure" • October 17, 2019 


Featured Faculty: Dr. Josephine Dawuni, Dr. Brandon Hogan, Dr. Celeste Malone

"What I Wish I Had Known When I Was a Junior Faculty Member" • September 12, 2019 


Featured Faculty: Dr. Jules Harrell, Dr. Nikki Taylor, Dr. Judi Moore Latta  


Junior Faculty Forum Topics, 2018-2019

"The Middle States Institutional Accreditation Self Study" - May 2, 2019

"The Post-Tenure Milieu" -- April 4, 2019

“So What Are You Working On?: Junior Faculty Share Their Work-in-Progress or Recently Completed Work" -- March 7, 2019

"Sleep and Stress" -- February 4, 2019

No Forum in January 2019

"How to Say No and Preserve Your Professional Relationships and Career" -- December 6, 2018 

"Research at Howard" -- November 1, 2018

“Staying on Track: Preparing for Promotion and Tenure” -- October 4, 2018

"Dr. Melanie Carter, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs" -- September 13, 2018

Special Recognition for Attending a Junior Faculty Forum: Each junior faculty member who attends a Junior Faculty Forum receives a Certificate of Participation for their attendance. The certificates can be included as part of the junior faculty members' portfolio for tenure or promotion. Each certificate is signed by the Associate Provost for Faculty Development.