New Faculty Orientation

promoting faculty success

When

August 28 - August 29, 2017
Check-in begins at 8:15am

Where

University of Minnesota
McNamara Alumni Center, A.I. Johnson Room

JUST IN TIME. JUST ENOUGH. JUST FOR YOU.

Hosted by the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs, New Faculty Orientation is packed with critical information and resources for supporting new faculty entering the Twin Cities campus. NFO offers presentations on promotion and tenure, tips on navigating the University system, advice on tapping resources to support teaching and research, and key introductions to University contacts and sources. Support for new faculty continues through the year with both networking events and multiple opportunities to develop your skills and connect with others through the New Faculty Program.

Schedule

8:15am
Check In & Continental Breakfast
9:00am
Introduction to the University (video)
Eric Kaler
President
9:10am
Welcome
Karen Hanson
Executive Vice President and Provost
9:30am
What Do You Know About the University of Minnesota?
David Langley
Center for Educational Innovation & Faculty and Academic Affairs
9:50am
Navigating the University
Rebecca Ropers-Huilman
Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs
10:30am
Break
10:45am
Faculty Strategies for Promoting Student Well-Being
Matt Hanson, Boynton Health Services; Sue Wick, College of Biological Sciences; Josephine Lee, College of Liberal Arts; Ken Leopold, College of Science and Engineering; Emily O'Hara, Boynton Health Services
11:30am
Diversity is Everyone's Business
Michael Goh
Office of Equity and Diversity
12:15pm
Lunch
1:00pm
Research and Creative Activity: Overview and Funding Opportunities
Frances Lawrenz
Office of the Vice President for Research
1:30pm
Developing a Productive Research Agenda
Chris Cramer, College of Science and Engineering; Alok Gupta, Carlson School of Management; Christine Mueller, School of Nursing
3:00pm
Information Fair and Reception
Campus Club, 4th Floor, Coffman Memorial Union
8:15am
Check in and Continental Breakfast
9:00am
University Libraries: An Introduction for New Faculty
Janice Jaguszewski
University Libraries
9:30am
Breakout Session: Teaching at the University of Minnesota
Discussions that Go Somewhere: Evidence-Based Strategies
Ilene Alexander & Paul Ching
Center for Educational Innovation
Lectures that Engage: Leveraging the Learning Sciences
Kris Gorman & Christina Petersen
Center for Educational Innovation
Inclusive Teaching Practices
Anita Gonzalez
Center for Educational Innovation
10:30am
Break
10:45am
Faculty Tenure and Promotion at the University of Minnesota
Faculty Panel: Barry Kudrowitz, Design, Housing, & Apparel; Katie Johnston-Goodstar, Social Work; William Northrop, Mechanical Engineering
Facilitators: Rebecca Ropers-Huilman & Ole Gram, Faculty & Academic Affairs
12:00pm
Closing Comments

Office Address
110 Morrill Hall
100 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

For general inquiries, call 612-626-9545 or email vpfaa@umn.edu