Agenda New Faculty Orientation Monday, August 20, 2018

  • All New Faculty: Tenure Track, Temporary, and Teaching Associates

    Elkin Hall Great Room and Blue Room, Sutton Hall

    7:45–8:15

    • Meet and Greet – Continental Breakfast sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence
    • A representative from IT Services will be available on-site for new faculty with questions. 

    8:15–8:30

    • Welcome

    8:30–8:45

    • Orientation Overview

    8:45-9:15

    • Empowering Student Success

    9:15–10:00

    • Panel: Student Life and Co-Curricular Engagement

    10:00–10:10

    • Break

    10:10–11:10

    • Panel: Responding to Student’s Unique Needs

    11:10–11:50

    • Advising 

      11:50–12:00

      • Break — Walk to Blue Room, Sutton Hall

      12:00–1:10

      • Lunch sponsored by President Michael Driscoll — Blue Room, Sutton Hall

      1:10–1:30

      • Please go to Elkin Hall Great Room. The next session begins promptly at 1:30 p.m.

      1:30–3:00 

      • APSCUF Overview and Membership
      • PA Faculty Health and Welfare Fund
      • Review of Key University Policies Related to Teaching
        1. Syllabus
        2. Office Hours
        3. Academic Integrity
        4. Student Conduct
        5. Final Exam Policy
        6. Mid-term and Final Grades
        7. Peer/Chair Evaluations
        8. Student Evaluations   

      3:00–3:10

      • Break: APSCUF will  be available for questions.

      3:10–3:50

      • Time Management for New Faculty

      3:50–4:30

      • Benefits and Human Resources (will also be available after the meeting adjourns)

      4:30 

      • Evaluation of Day One and Questions