- March 5: New Faculty Orientation Session
- March 6: Faculty Shop Talk
- March 9: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - Pelo malo/Bad Hair
- March 10: Teachers Talking Writing
- March 11: Faculty Publication Tea
- March 12: Teachers Talking
- March 16: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - La sombra azul/The Blue Shadow with director Sergio Schmucler
- March 19: New Faculty Orientation Session
- March 20: Faculty Shop Talk
- March 21: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- March 21: Faculty Writing Retreat at Gustavus
- March 23: 2nd Gustavus Hispanic FilmFest - Last Screening: Wilaya
- March 24: Teachers Talking
- April 9: Teachers Talking
- April 10: Faculty Shop Talk
- April 11: Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI
- April 12: Faculty Writing Retreat at Gustavus
- April 16: New Faculty Orientation Session
- April 22: New Faculty Mentor/Mentee Social (tenure-track only)
- April 24: Faculty Shop Talk
- Alisa Rosenthal — x7437
- Sean Cobb, Technology — x6085
- Paul Saulnier, New Faculty Programming — x6123
- Leila Brammer, Research, Scholarship, and Creativity — x6190
- Deb Pitton, Global and Cultural Engagement — x7456
- Thia Cooper, Interim Diversity and Inclusive Excellence — x6296
- 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 Faculty Orientation Day
New Faculty Orientation Day will be held on Tuesday, August 28th in the Campus Center, Heritage Room from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. New faculty are expected to join us for a day of discussion and discovery as we introduce the campus and the resources available. You will meet other new colleagues, learn about campus offices, and connect with experienced faculty who can be valuable colleagues throughout your first year.
Faculty Development Day will be held on Wednesday, August 29th in the Campus Center from 9:00 a.m. through lunch. The day will provide a time for interested faculty to talk about issues and also share teaching tips and techniques. The event also provides an opportunity to meet new faculty and share with them thoughts about who we are and what we are about as an academic community. More info. forthcoming (click for schedule)
In order to make the best use of funds remaining in the Bush Foundation faculty development grant, we have made some changes in procedures for mini-grant applications. Rather than accepting proposals on a rolling basis, applications for individual, departmental, and mid-career and senior mini-grants will be due August 15th. Funding for projects is only available through December 31, 2007. For more information, see the Kendall Center Website or contact Laura Behling or Jennifer Ackil.
All faculty are invited to the First Friday Faculty Social on Friday, September 7th from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Johns Family Courtyard (Courtyard Cafe if rain). Get to know new faculty and reconnect with colleagues. Refreshments provided. Hope to see you there!
Teachers Talking is open to all faculty at the College and is focused on issues of interest to teaching and learning. We host these over free lunch in the Three Crowns Buffet for all attendees from either 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. or 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. (click "more" for schedule).
All new faculty members are expected to attend orientation sessions throughout the academic year. Department chairs are asked not to schedule classes for new faculty during this time. Each session has a topic and one or more faculty facilitators, and provides opportunity to share information about the issues of importance to new faculty. (click "more" for schedule and topics)
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