Making the Leap from Administrator to Faculty Member: Stories of Transition *

How do you transition from full-time student affairs administrator to full-time, tenure-track faculty member? What should you expect? What can you do to prepare for this change? During this session, findings from a preliminary study on the administrator-to-faculty member will be shared. The stories of three tenure-track faculty members with varying years of full-time administrative experience will be highlighted. Suggestions for individuals hoping to make the transition from student affairs administrators to a tenure-track faculty member will be provided.