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.



2013-2014 New Faculty Seminar Schedule


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

This document contains finalized dates and presenters.

Fall 2013

From September 17th until December 10th

Spring 2014

From January 14th until April 8th

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

Date

Session

Presenters

9/17/13

Tenure & Promotion Expectations

Provost Tim Greene

10/1/13

University Library Services & Information Literacy

Michele Behr, Dianna Sachs, Donna Dluge

10/15/13

Research Compliance

John Center & Julia Mays

10/29/13

Advising Undergrads and Grads

Kevin Knutson & Sue Stapleton

11/12/13

Cultural Competent Professor: Building Community Through Teaching & Research

Lonnie Duncan

11/26/13

Creating a White Paper for Grants

Mary Anne Sydlik

12/10/13

Course Development Basics I

Allison Young

1/14/14

Course Development Basics II

Allison Young

1/28/14

Managing Difficult Students & Academic Dishonesty

Donna Talbot, Kathy Mitchell, Joyce Lew

2/11/14

Enrollment Management  

Christopher Tremblay

2/25/14

Work-Life Balance: Staying Productive & Sane on the Tenure Track (discusses proven techniques and ideas to help with time management skills)

Jennifer Palthe, Jessaca Spybrook, David Reinhold, Sue Stapleton

3/11/14

Recognizing and Preventing Campus Violence, Safety Video: Shots Fired on Campus: When Lighting Strikes

Cam Vossen & Andrew Bachmann

3/25/14

 2nd Year Portfolio Prep (discusses the elements of the portfolio and strategies for gathering and presenting material.  It also provides examples of 2nd year portfolios for participants to examine and templates of narratives to help in starting their own portfolios)

Andrea Beach

4/8/14

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