Faculty Development

The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning

Tenure Track Welcome Lunch and Meeting

This special afternoon session for new Tenure Track Faculty held on Monday, August 26th is designed for new tenure track faculty to begin to get to know other new faculty. Second, how to use professional conference travel funds and several second and third-year faculty members will join us for a conversation. These are tenure-track faculty who have successfully navigated their first year or two, and can be terrific resources for you.

New Faculty Orientation Day

New Faculty Orientation Day will be held in the Heritage Room on Tuesday, August 27 from 8:45 to 4:30 pm. This day will allow new faculty to meet other faculty new to Gustavus, to be introduced to important offices they'll need to know (the Registrar, for example), and have more general conversations about their work here with returning faculty.

Faculty Development Day

Faculty Development Day will be held on Wednesday, August 28 in the Heritage Room beginning at 8:30 am thru lunch. Faculty Development Day is a half-day event that showcases good teaching practices, new developments in technology, pedagogical work being done on the campus, and resources, both on and off campus, that are of interest to faculty. All Gustavus faculty are invited to attend.

First Friday Faculty Social

All faculty are invited to the First Friday Faculty Social on Friday, September 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Interpretive Center. Get to know new faculty, reconnect with colleagues, and celebrate the start of the new year. Refreshments provided. Hosted by the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning, the Office of the Provost, and the Office of Foundation and Corporate Relations.

New Faculty Orientation Session

Join us on Tuesday, September 10 for the first New Faculty Orientation Session. Checking-in session; provides an open-ended opportunity for new faculty to get to know each other, share their experiences, and have their questions answered in a supportive environment. Free lunch at the Three Crowns Buffet, then meet in the St Peter Room, 12:30 to 1:20 p.m.

About the newsletter

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