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New Faculty Orientation

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New Faculty Orientation
August 15, 2017
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.         begin acquiring information and resources to help you become a successful,contributing member of the WKU faculty.

Printable Agenda

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

8:00 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

Location: Robertson-Feix Ballroom, Augenstein Alumni Center

8:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks, Introductions, & History of WKU

Dr. David Lee, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

9:00 a.m.

Effectiveness in Teaching and Student Success

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

9:45 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.

University Senate

Dr. Eric Kondratieff, University Senate Chair

10:30 a.m.


10:45 a.m.

Office of Research & Creative Activity (ORCA)

Dr. Cheryl Davis,Associate Provost for Research & Creative Activity

11:15 a.m.

WKU Information Technology

Ms. Kaliegh Belda, Knowledge Center, Technical Support Services

11:30 a.m.

Information Fair & Lunch

12:45 p.m.

Introduction to the Mahurin Honors College & Internationalization Office

Dr. Craig T. Cobane, Executive Director, Mahurin Honors College, &
Chief International Officer - Global Learning

1:15 p.m.

How to Avoid the General Counsel

Ms. Deborah Wilkins, General Counsel

1:45 p.m.

Title IX

Ms. Andrea Anderson, Assistant General Counsel

2:15 p.m.

University Libraries

Dr. Susann deVries, Dean of University Libraries

2:45 p.m.

Introduction to the Graduate School

Dr. Scott Lyons, Dean of the Graduate School

3:00 p.m.


3:15 p.m.

Regional Campuses

Dr. Dennis George, Associate Provost for Regional Higher Education

3:30 p.m.

Continuance, Promotion, and Tenure

Dr. Richard Miller, Vice Provost

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

7:00 p.m.

New Faculty Picnic

Location: President’s Home on Chestnut Street

Cocktails – 7:00 p.m.

Dinner – 7:30 p.m.

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