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Faculty Matters: Generative Formation of Early Career Colleagues
Destabilizing forces in higher education and theological education increase the pressure on early career colleagues. Kindling and rekindling the genuine voice of an early career scholar requires intention planning and a supportive environment. Many colleagues report that they experience isolation and feelings of being overwhelmed with little recompense or community structures to help them adapt and thrive. What is the price of belonging in a faculty? What kind of formation is necessary to assist early career faculty with living into their creativity imagination and courage? This is a conversation with seasoned mentors of early career faculty who will discuss what they wish early career faculty colleagues know and would be about to nurture their own generativity survival and persistence.