Career Stages

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From the New Faculty Orientation through phased retirement, the Center for Academic Excellence strives to support the success and productivity of the teaching-scholars of Appalachian State University. While we are dedicated to each unique career stage, we are also keenly aware of the significance of key transitional periods in academia. Tenure, promotion, leadership opportunities, and changes in the teaching and learning environments all pose significant challenges and rewards. We have provided this guide to help you in each stage of your professional career.