Skip to content. Skip to main navigation.

Faculty Orientation Schedule

Faculty Orientation 2017

E. H. Hereford University Center, Blue Bonnet Ballroom

Monday, August 21, 2017

 

Click here to download a PDF of the schedule.

 

7:45 am

Registration for New Faculty

(NEW FACULTY)

Pick up badges and information packets

8:15 – 9:00 am

Breakfast with Provost Teik Lim

(NEW FACULTY)

 All new full-time faculty, new chairs

9:15 – 10:15 am

Tour of Central Library

(NEW FACULTY)

IDEAS Center (Transfer UTA, tutoring/mentoring); Fabrication Lab; Special Collections

10:30 – 11 am

Welcome by President Vistasp Karbhari

(NEW AND RETURNING FACULTY)

11 – 12 pm

"Top Ten Things You Need to Know”

(NEW AND RETURNING FACULTY)

Presentation by Asst. Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Dr. Maria Martinez-Cosio includes information on Student Demographics, Title IX, Peer Observation of Teaching, Syllabus requirements, SACSCOC, Progress Reports, Campus Carry, etc.

12 – 1 pm

Lunch with the Office of Research

(NEW FACULTY)

Hosted by Vice President for Research Duane Dimos and his staff

12 – 3 pm

Vendor Fair

(NEW AND RETURNING FACULTY)

Bookstore, Josten’s, Parking Services, HR/Benefits vendors, Office for Students with Disabilities, Gender Studies, Distance Education/Blackboard, plus 30 others

2 – 3:30 pm

Faculty Resources

(NEW AND RETURNING FACULTY)

Discussion by Faculty Affairs on key resources and support services including Faculty Senate, Women Faculty & Staff Network, Academy of Distinguished Teachers and Academy of Distinguished Scholars, Faculty Mentoring programs, Peer Review of Teaching, and Principles of Community, and much more.

3:30 – 5:30 pm

Welcome by Provost Teik Lim

(NEW AND RETURNING FACULTY)

Brief remarks by Provost Lim as we welcome back returning faculty and introduce our newest faculty, followed by an informal reception. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served.