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Day One: 2014 New Faculty Orientation

Monday, August 18

All New Faculty: Tenure-Track, Temporaries, and TAs

The Blue Room, Sutton Hall

8:00–8:30 a.m. — Breakfast and informal discussion in the Blue Room, Sutton Hall, sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence. IT services available on-site for new faculty with questions.

8:30–8:50 a.m.  Welcome

8:50–10:10 a.m.  Review of Key University Policies Related to Teaching

  • Syllabus of Record
  • Course Packet Information (how to assemble and where to go)
  • Office Hours
  • Academic Integrity
  • Student Conduct
  • Final Exam Policy
  • Mid-term and Final Grades
  • Peer/Chair Evaluations
  • Student Evaluations

10:10–10:30 a.m. — Break: move to second floor, Gorell Hall. The next session begins promptly at 10:30 a.m.

10:30–10:45 a.m. — FERPA Overview

10:45–11:00 a.m.  IUPs Compliance with FERPA

11:00–11:15 a.m. Disabilities Support Services

11:15–11:30 a.m.  IUP Counseling Center

11:30–Noon Title IX, Accommodation of Faculty and Students with Disabilities

Noon–1:30 p.m.  Lunch sponsored by President Michael Driscoll, Blue Room, Sutton Hall

1:30 p.m.  Move to second floor, Gorell Hall. The next session begins promptly at 1:35 p.m.

1:35–1:55 p.m. — Benefits

1:55–2:40 p.m.  Library Resources for Faculty and Their Students

2:40 p.m. Move to first floor, Blue Room. The next session begins promptly at 2:45 p.m.

2:45–4:00 p.m.  The Center for Teaching Excellence and Reflective Practice; Strategies for Successful Teaching and Learning

4:00–4:15 p.m.  Evaluation of Day One

  • Center for Teaching Excellence
  • Dr. Stephanie Taylor-Davis, Director
    103 Stabley Library
    429 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-7800
  • Fax: 724-357-2281