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New Faculty Orientation
August 16, 2018
Augenstein Alumni Center

The objectives of the New Faculty Orientation are for you to

1.         understand the history, values, and future directions of WKU;

2.         become familiar with key campus policies, resources and personnel;

3.         begin developing a network of professional relationships with your colleagues;

4.         start acquiring information and resources to help you become a successful,contributing member of the WKU faculty.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

      8:00 a.m.     

Registration and Breakfast

Location: Robertson-Feix Ballroom, Augenstein Alumni Center

8:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks and Introductions

Dr. Terry Ballman, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

8:45 a.m.

History of WKU

Mr. Jonathan Jeffrey, Department Head of Library Special Collections

9:00 a.m.

Excellence/Effectiveness in Teaching

Dr. Jerry Daday, Executive Director, Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning

9:30 a.m.

Division of Extended Learning and Outreach (DELO)

Dr. Beth Laves, Associate Vice President, Division of Extended Learning and Outreach

10:00 a.m.


10:15 a.m.

University Libraries

Dr. Susann deVries, Dean of University Libraries

10:45 a.m.

Office of Research & Creative Activity (ORCA) & The Graduate School

Dr. Cheryl Davis, Associate Provost for Research & Creative Activity & Interim Dean of Greaduate School

11:15 a.m.

WKU Information Technology

Ms. Kaliegh Averdick, Knowledge Center, Technical Support Services

11:30 a.m.

Information Fair & Lunch

12:45 p.m.

How to Avoid the General Counsel

Ms. Deborah Wilkins, General Counsel

1:15 p.m.

Title IX

Ms. Andrea Anderson, Assistant General Counsel

1:45 p.m.

How/What to Report to Student Conduct

Mr. Michael Crowe, Director of Student Conduct

2:15 p.m.

University Senate

Dr. Kirk Atkinson, University Senate Chair

2:45 p.m.

Continuance, Promotion, and Tenure

Dr. Doug McElroy, Assoicate Vice President for Academic Enrichment and Effectiveness

3:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks & Adjourn

7:00 p.m. -
8:30 p.m.

New Faculty Picnic

Location: President’s Home on Chestnut Street

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