20-Minute Mentors

What are Proven Strategies to Overcome Faculty Disengagement Due to Work-Life Balance Challenges?

Help faculty break free from the cycle of overwork and isolation in academia. Gain research-backed insights and solutions to restore a healthy work-life balance, empowering faculty to prioritize well-being while reinvigorating their engagement and purpose in higher education.


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What are Proven Strategies to Overcome Faculty Disengagement Due to Work-Life Balance Challenges?

In today’s demanding academic landscape, faculty members find themselves caught in a cycle of extended work hours, including weekends, leading to increasing isolation and a skewed work-life balance. This compels them to prioritize productivity at the cost of their own wellbeing, which only furthers the gap in their work-life balance.

This Magna 20-Minute Mentor intends to end that cycle with solutions to help you overcome faculty engagement obstacles related to work-life balance. Drawing upon extensive research and evidence-based insights published in the Journal of Faculty Development, your presenters dive into four crucial problem areas, providing solutions that address the pervasive issue of faculty work-life balance. Additionally, you will receive invaluable best-practice tips to empower faculty to take charge of their own engagement while preserving their wellbeing.

Embracing these strategies not only helps faculty regain control over their professional lives but also fosters a renewed sense of purpose and fulfillment in their academic journeys.

Learning Goals

After viewing this Magna 20-Minute Mentor, participants will be able to:

  • Identify barriers to faculty engagement related to work-life balance
  • Understand the impact the barrier of balance has on faculty engagement
  • Implement strategies for improving faculty engagement related to balance

Topics Covered

  • Managing many tasks during a workweek
  • Working long days, on weekends, on and off campus, and largely alone
  • Competing for job and funding opportunities
  • Prioritizing productivity over well-being


This program will benefit:

  • Faculty or Educational Developers
  • Deans


Product Code: OM23ID

Campus Access License

With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days after payment has been received by Magna.

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If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may cancel the order within 30 days of purchase and receive a full refund.

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