New Faculty Orientation 2014 Schedule

Office of the Provost New Faculty Orientation
Monday, August 18, Endeavor Room—E156 Student Union

8:15 to 8:45 a.m. Sign In and Continental Breakfast
9 to 9:30 a.m. Welcome: The University’s Mission, Vision, & Strategic Plan
9:30 to 10 a.m. Presentation: WSU Student Profile
10 to 10:15 a.m. Presentation: Multicultural Affairs and Community Engagement
10:15 to 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions A and B

  • Session A: Resources for Research
  • Session B: Teaching: Surviving the First Year
11:15 to noon Panel:  Shared Governance: Opportunities for Service
noon to 1 p.m. Luncheon:  Apollo Room B and C
Welcome and Introductions
1 to 2:30 p.m.

Two Roundtable discussions: choose a table/topic for the first session, then move to another table for the second session

1 to 1:45 p.m.
1:45 to 2:30 p.m.

2:30 p.m. Closing Comments

Center for Teaching and Learning New Faculty Orientation
Tuesday, August 19, 4th Floor of the Dunbar Library

8:15 to 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:05 to 9:15 a.m.


  • Sheila Shellabarger, Interim University Librarian, Library Administration
  • Terry Anderson, Interim Director, Computing & Telecommunications Services
  • Terri Klaus, Director, Center for Teaching & Learning
9:20 to 10:20 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
11:40 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
12:45 to 1:30 p.m.

Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Boxed Luncheon

4th Floor of the Dunbar Library

1:45 to 2:45 p.m. CTL Advance Pilot, WSU’s Learning Management System, Hands-on Workshop, CaTS Labs
1:45 to 3:30 p.m. Street Fair