Susan Petry Selected as a Mentor in the Faculty FIT: Foundation, Impact, Transformation Program

October 12, 2017
Susan Petry

The University Institute for Teaching and Learning announces the selection of Professor Susan Petry as a mentor in the Faculty FIT: Foundation, Impact, Transformation program. A year-long experience for faculty members new to Ohio State, Faculty FIT program focuses on active support for faculty at all levels of teaching experience. As a part of Faculty FIT, a mentorship program pairs new faculty with mentors who will share their teaching knowledge and experiences at Ohio State. During a selective application process, Professor Petry was chosen as a mentor and is, indeed, part of an elite class of outstanding Ohio State teachers. Throughout the academic year, she will be mentoring a multidisciplinary cohort of 3-4 faculty new to Ohio State.

President Drake’s recently released Time and Change Strategic Plan which puts teaching and learning at the forefront as the first pillar of the framework. “Ohio State will be an exemplar of the best teaching, demonstrating leadership by adopting innovative, at-scale approaches to teaching and learning to improve student outcomes.” Such a goal can only be met by the University’s outstanding teachers such as Professor Petry. We congratulate Professor Petry for being selected for this important role as we welcome our newest faculty to The Ohio State University.

Kay Halasek
Director, University Institute for Teaching and Learning
Associate Professor of English