New Faculty Program
Program for New Faculty 2011-2014
New Faculty List
At the end of the year, new faculty will have gained an overview of university policies and procedures regarding teaching, professional growth and services; as well as faculty evaluation system, curricular development and other information relevant to the tenure-track faculty.
Regular lunch meetings throughout the year, featuring speakers on scheduled topic or issue.
At the end of the year, new faculty will have
- generated a teaching agenda characterized by teaching excellence, scholarly teaching, and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
- gained advance knowledge and skills related to teaching
- gained a better understanding of the teaching evaluation processes (SOTE's, classroom visitation) used on campus
Tentative Schedule and Topics:
|Oct. 15||Teaching Agenda, RPT, SOTE|
|Nov. 19||Enhancing Teaching with...|
|Jan. 21||Open Forum with Teaching Academy Fellows|
|Feb. 8||Teaching Students with Disabilities, Service Learning|
|Mar. 21-22||Univ. Teaching: Lilly Conference at Kellogg West, CalPoly Pomona|
|Apr. 22||Early Tenure and Sabbaticals, Closing|
New faculty can particiapte in program where they can choose and have a lunch meeting with a
mentor, twice a year.
After two years as faculty and as they prepare for their second performance RPT review, faculty
can use this program to address specific issues about their teaching and professional growth and
get advice from a mentor that they would personally choose after having gotten to know their
This program was also developed to address new faculty's transition from two years of receiving
strong support and as they find their way halfway through their status as tenure-track faculty or
when considering applying for early tenure and/or promotion.