- March 13: Teachers Talking Technology
- March 14: Multiple Strategies for Multi-lingual Writers Workshop
- March 14: Reacting to the Past Regional Conference
- March 18: Teachers Talking
- March 20: New Faculty Orientation Session
- March 21: Faculty Shop Talk
- March 22: Faculty Writing Retreat
- March 22: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- April 7: Majors/Minors Fair
- April 11: Faculty Shop Talk
- April 12: Faculty Writing Retreat
- April 12: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- April 15: Teachers Talking Technology
- April 15: Showcase for Community-Engaged Scholarship
- April 16: Teachers Talking Writing
- April 17: New Faculty Orientation Session
- April 23: Teachers Talking
- April 23: New Faculty Mentor Mentee Social
- April 25: Faculty Shop Talk
- May 2: Celebration of Creative Inquiry
- May 8: New Faculty Orientation Session
- May 10: Faculty Writing Retreat
- May 10: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- Alisa Rosenthal — x7437
- Kyle Chambers, Faculty Associate for Technology — x7063
- Kate Keller, Faculty Associate for Evidence-Based Learning — x7432
- Tom Huber, Undergraduate Research — x7036
- Paul Saulnier, New Faculty Programming — x6123
- Cathy Blaukat — x6227
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning is located in Beck Hall, Room 103
New Name Announcement
We are pleased to announce that as of June 1, we are changing our name to the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning.
New Co-Director of the Faculty Development Program
We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Ackil, Associate Professor of Psychology, has been named a co-director of the Faculty Development Program replacing Barbara Fister who has served as co-director for the past two years. Thanks to Barbara for her leadership of the program.
The 2007 Summer Workshop on Teaching and Learning, The Student as Scholar
Enhancing Research and Creative Practices, aims to assist faculty prepare, enhance, and assess the vital and transformative opportunities for student scholarship and creativity.
We are pleased to offer to any faculty member a free copy of Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, the Man Who Would Cure the World, the text selected for the first year reading program. Please send an email to Cathy Blaukat (cblaukat) to request a copy.
In order to help you begin planning for next year's professional conferences, the following is an explanation of how the professional travel funds can be used, effective June 1, 2007. Please contact the Faculty Development Resource Center if you have questions; all forms can be found online on the Faculty Development website.
The following report reflects how some faculty have participated in faculty development programs this year; we look forward to a new year of providing opportunities for faculty in their scholarship, research, creative work, and their teaching.
*Tuesday, August 28: New Faculty Orientation
*Wednesday, August 29: Faculty Development Day
Ideas for Next Year?
We are always interested in receiving ideas for the Teachers Talking series, guest speakers on higher education, reading groups, or other programs that would enhance the work of faculty here. Please send along your comments and ideas to the Kendall Center or either of the co-coordinators.
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