Faculty Development

Faculty Development

New Faculty Seminar

The New Faculty Seminar is an academic year-long endeavor that seeks to orient new faculty to Western Michigan University. New faculty engage with speakers and more seasoned faculty on a wide variety of topics. Sessions begin mid-September and continue through mid-April.



2014-2015 New Faculty Seminar Schedule


Seminars are planned to occur every other Tuesday in the Fetzer Center from 12:30-1:45.

Fall 2014

Seminars will take place from September 16 until December 9.

Spring 2015

Seminars will take place from January 20 until April 21.

Feel free to contact faculty-development@wmich.edu if you have any questions or would like to get involved.

Date

Session

Presenters

9/16/14

Tenure & Promotion Expectations

Provost Tim Greene

9/30/14

Research Compliance

Julia Mays, Jim Center, Amy Naugle

10/14/14

University Library Services & Information Literacy

Michele Behr, Dianna Sachs, Donna Dluge

10/28/14

Advising Undergrads and Grads

Kevin Knutson & Sue Stapleton

11/11/14

Cultural Competent Professor: Building Community Through Teaching & Research

Mary Z. Anderson

11/25/14

How Do We Know What Our Students Learn?

Dave Reinhold

12/9/14

Course Development Basics I

 

1/20/15

Course Development Basics II

 

2/3/15

Managing Difficult Students & Academic Dishonesty

Donna Talbot & Kathy Mitchell

2/17/15

Enrollment Management  

Christopher Tremblay

3/3/15

Work-Life Balance: Staying Productive & Sane on the Tenure Track

Jessaca Spybrook, David Reinhold, Sue Stapleton, Leah Omilion-Hodges

3/24/15

Campus Violence and Safety

Cam Vossen & Andrew Bachmann

4/7/15

 2nd Year Portfolio Prep

Andrea Beach

4/21/15

Academic Year in Review & Attendance Awards

Provost Tim Greene

 

 

Office of Faculty Development
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5268 USA
(269) 387-0732
faculty-development@wmich.edu