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New Faculty Orientation Program, 2014

 

Tuesday, August 26

(7:30 a.m. – noon; Griggs Center)

 

 

7:30 – 8:00              Check-in & Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:10              Welcome and overview: Jerry Pepper, Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education

8:10 – 8:15              Welcome: Lendley “Lynn” Black, Chancellor                        

8:15 – 8:20              Welcome: Andrea Schokker, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs   

8:20 – 8:30              Welcome: John Hamlin, Department of Sociology / Anthropology and University Education Association President      

8:35 – 9:20              UM/UMD big picture overview, policy library: Jerry Pepper       

9:25 – 9:55              Classroom and teaching technology and support: Amanda Evans and Bruce Reeves, Information Technology Systems and Services     

9:55 – 10:10            Break

10:10 – 10:40          Key classroom/instructor logistics: Carla Boyd, UMD Registrar

10:45 – 11:45          Human Resource questions and briefing: Linda Kinnear, HR & EO         

11:45 – 11:55          Welcome and announcement for faculty of color: Ariri Onchwari and Insoon Han, Department of Education

11:55                       Wrap up          

                                     

 Wednesday, August 27

(7:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.; Griggs Center)

 

7:30 – 8:00              Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:10              Welcome and overview: Jerry Pepper

8:10 – 10:05            Specific Focus: Who are our students and how are they doing?

8:10 – 8:50              Student Developmental Profile: Lisa Reeves: Director of The Office of Students in Transition; Samantha DeVilbiss, Coordinator, UMD Seminar

8:50 – 9:15              Student Numerical Profile: Mary Keenan, Director of Strategic Enrollment and Institutional Research

9:15 – 9:40              Student Health Profile: UMD Health Services

9:40 – 10:05            Student Disability Profile: Emily Norenberg, Disability Specialist, UMD Office of Disability Services

10:10 – 11:45          Specific Focus: Helping our students (and faculty and staff) succeed

10:10 – 10:35          UMD Library and Learning Commons: Matthew Rosendahl, Director, Kathryn A. Martin Library

10:35 – 10:50          Break

10:50 – 11:05          Supportive Services and UMD Tutoring Center: Paul Treuer, Director, Supportive Services Program

11:10 – 11:25          Multi-Media Hub: Mary Olson-Reed

11:30 – 11:45          Writers’ Workshop: Jill Jenson, Faculty Liaison for Writing and Learning

11:45 – 12:45          Lunch

12:45 – 1:40            Specific Focus on Campus Learning Goal 1Promote curricular, co-curricular, and living-learning undergraduate experiences that achieve UMD’ s learning goals and prepare students for lifelong 

                         learning, globally engaged citizenship, and success in their academic, personal, and professional lives. Lisa Erwin, Vice Chancellor for Student Life and Dean of Students, and representatives from                                      Student Life services

1:45 – 2:35             Specific Focus on Campus Learning Goal 2: Create a positive and inclusive campus climate for all by advancing equity, diversity, and social justice. Susana Pelayo-Woodward, Director of  the      

                              Office of Cultural Diversity; Paula Pedersen, Faculty Fellow for Intercultural Initiatives

2:35 – 2:45             Wrap up

2:45 – 3:00             Move to MPAC for the Chancellor’s Welcome Event (begins at 3:00)

 

                                                       

8:00 – 8:40

Check in/continental breakfast: Griggs Center

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8:45 – 8:55

Welcome and overview of day: Jerry Pepper

 

8:55 – 9:15

Welcome: Lendley Black, Chancellor; Andrea Schokker, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

 

9:15 – 9:30

UM/UMD big picture overview: Jerry Pepper

 

9:35 – 9:55

Strategic plan, UMD mission and key values: Denny Falk

 

9:55 – 10:10

Break

 

10:10 – 10:25

UMD students of color: Susana Pelayo-Woodward

 

10:30 – 11:20

Panel: the respectful classroom; Jackie Onchwari, Jennifer Mencl, Elias Mokole

 

11:20 – 11:45

UMD student profile: Mary Keenan 

 

11:45 – 12:05

Office of Civic Engagement and preparation for afternoon off-site: Michelle Hargrave

 

12:10 – 1:00

Lunch: Griggs Center

 

1:00 – 3:30

Off-site visit to selected Community-Based Learning sites or on own

 

3:30 – 4:30

Community partner panel; Damiano Center, Great Lakes Aquarium, Generations Health Care Initiative, City of Duluth Parks and Recreation /Networking event with community partners

 

4:30 – 5:30

Social gathering

 

 

Wednesday, August 29

 

9:00 – 9:10

Welcome and review: Jerry Pepper

 

9:10 – 9:25

Welcome: Lisa Erwin, Vice Chancellor for Student Life

 

9:25 – 9:35

Welcome: Michael Pfau, President, University Education Association

 

9:35 – 10:20

Flow of the academic year, HR policies, contract: Jerry Pepper & Linda Kinnear

 

10:20 – 10:35

Break

 

10:35 – 10:50

Assessment of student learning outcomes: Shannon Godsey

 

10:50 – 11:05

Instructional Development Service: LeAne Rutherford

 

11:05 – 11:20

Disability Services and Resources: Penny Cragun

 

11:20 – 11:40

Student Health Profile: David Worley, UMD Health Services

 

11:40 – 1:00

Lunch: Malosky Stadium

 

1:00 – 1:20

Liberal Education Program: Jerry Pepper

 

1:20 – 1:55

Information Technology Systems & Services (ITSS): Bruce Reeves and Amanda Evans

 

1:55 – 2:10

Recreation, sports, wellness and fitness: Mick McComber

 

2:10 – 2:25

UMD Library: Kim Pittman

 

2:25 – 2:35

Break

 

2:35 – 3:20

Faculty panel: what “being new” at UMD means: Eshan Dave, Jennifer Webb, Dana Lindaman, Rachel Walford

 

3:20 – 3:30

Wrap up

 

 

 

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