Faculty Development

The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning

Mini Grant Opportunities

Funds are available for faculty, as individuals or as departments, to work on projects related to student learning. Please visit our website for more detailed information including the budget form and the application process at http://www.gustavus.edu/oncampus/facdev/.

Teachers Talking

The first Teachers Talking event of the year is September 15th at 11:30 and 12:30 at the Three Crowns Buffet.

New Faculty Orientation Session

The first Monthly Orientation Session for new faculty will be held on Thursday, September 8th from 9:00 am to 9:50 am in the Linner Lounge. Topic: checking in, questions about classes and mystery mail.

New Faculty Mentoring Program

New Faculty Mentoring Partners Dinner will be held on September 22 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in the President's Dining Room.

Great New Book available for New Faculty

The Faculty Development Resource Center has a great new book, Life on the Tenure Track by James M. Lang, that focuses on lessons from the first year. He asks the questions that confront every new faculty member and shares his moments of confusion, frustration, even elation as well as his insights into the lives and working conditions of faculty in higher education today. Please stop by the office and check out this new resource book.

New Resource Books Available

The Faculty Development Resource Center has 3 new resource books now available that focus on On-Line Teaching. Please stop by the office and check them out or send an email to cblaukat and request the book(s) you would like and they can be sent through campus mail.

Faculty Travel Forms

The forms for Faculty professional travel can be found online on the Faculty Development website - http://www.gustavus.edu/oncampus/facdev. The forms are also in the mailbox by the door of the Faculty Development Resource Center SSC 119. If you are submitting requests for travel online, please send the email attachment to cblaukat. Please submit your travel request forms at your earliest convenience. Thank you!

About the newsletter

This is an e-mail newsletter from the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning. If you prefer not to receive future issues of this newsletter, please send an e-mail to cblaukat@gustavus.edu with your e-mail address and name.