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Instructional Quality and Course Development On-board Meeting

Date: Late spring / early summer

  • Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (FCTL) On-board meeting: Peggy Takach, Director of Teaching Excellence and Assessment and Director of Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning
  • On-board meeting agenda

Full-time Faculty Orientation

Date: August

Location: TBD

  • Mentoring workshop: Dr. Marie Garland, Executive Director for the Center for Faculty Leadership and Professional Development (mandatory for all mentors and mentees)
    • guidelines for mentoring to set clearer expectations for our new faculty and mentors
    • process of mentoring
    • materials that the SU Advance initiative has developed for mentoring
  • Lunch
  • The ins and outs of the iSchool

Location: TBD

A quick overview of key staff functions and support (an organizational chart of the school)

A quick overview of Program Directors

iSchool faculty and staff complete directory 

Location: TBD

  • The doctoral program and doing research/teaching practica with our PhD students - Bei Yu , Director of PhD program and Meghan Macblane, Director of Grant Development

  • Ice Cream Social

Professional photos 

Date: September


Date: September

  • Grant-writing (Ideation, successful strategies, processes) - Kevin Crowston – Associate Dean for Research and Meghan Macblane – Director Grant Development

Faculty Round Table

Date: November

  • Success as a faculty member at the iSchool[1] (Round table with several faculty)

[1] Brent, R., & Felder, R. (1998). The new faculty member. Chemical Engineering Education, 32, 206-207.