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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 - August

Syracuse University Mentoring Workshop

  • Syracuse University 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

iSchool Orientation

  • Welcome to the iSchool - Raj Dewan
  • Overview and structure of the iSchool - Jennifer Stromer-Galley
  • Introductions to key team members 
  • What to expect your first year session 
  • lunch
  • Research life in the iSchool - Kevin Crowston
  • Introduction to labs and centers in the iSchool - Kevin Crowston and others
  • Cluster hires

Overview of Key Staff and Program Directors

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 

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.