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2017 New Faculty Orientation

The orientation brings together new faculty and acclimates them to the University of Oklahoma and surrounding community. Faculty will meet the units and personnel responsible for establishing their careers on campus.

Schedule

Zarrow Hall, Room 145
August 14 – 15

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Time Event Speaker
8:30-9:00am Registration & Continental Breakfast  
9:00-9:30am Welcome and Faculty Self-Introduction Simin Pulat, Vice Provost for Faculty Development
9:30-10:15am Provost's Welcome Kyle Harper, Senior Vice President and Provost
10:15-10:30am Break  
10:30-11:00am Who are yOUr Undergraduate Students? Nicole Campbell, Dean of University College
11:00-11:30am Who are yOUr Graduate Students? Randy Hewes, Interim Dean of Graduate College
11:30-12:00pm Inclusive Excellence
  • Jabar Shumate, Vice President of University Community
  • Kathy Fahl, Gender + Equality Center
12:00-1:00pm Lunch (provided)  
1:00-1:30pm Developing Your Career: Institutional Resources

Simin Pulat, Vice Provost for Faculty Development

1:30-2:15pm Developing Your Capacity in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity
  • Kelvin Droegemeier, Vice President for Research
  • Alicia Knoedler, Executive Associate VP for Research, Executive Director of Center for Research Program Development & Enrichment (CRPDE)
2:15-2:45pm Student Support
  • Chelle' Lodge-Guttery, Director of Disability Resource Center
  • Breea Clark, Will Spain, and Greg Heiser, Academic Integrity
3:00-3:15pm 2017 New Faculty Group Photo
 
3:30-4:30pm Reception (also in Zarrow Hall, Room 145) Deans, Associate Deans, and Department Heads are invited.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Time Event Speaker(s)
8:30-9:00am Registration & Continental Breakfast  
9:00-9:15am Teaching, Student Success, and Faculty Success Hong Lin, Interim Director of Center for Teaching Excellence
9:15-10:30am Faculty Panel for Outstanding Teaching (Moderated by Hong Lin)
  • Nancy Marchand-Martella, Professor & Department Chair, Educational Psychology
  • Kathleen Crowther, Asso. Professor of the History of Science
  • Chung-Hao Lee, Assit. Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
10:30-10:45am Break  
10:45-12:00pm

Faculty Panel for Outstanding Research & Creative Activities

» Moderated by Todd Fuller, Associate Director of Center for Research Program Development and Enrichment (CRPDE)

  • Steven Crossley, Asso. Prof. of Chemical, Biological & Materials Engineering
  • Lupe Davidson, Asso. Professor & Director of Women and Gender Studies
  • Katy Schumaker, Asst. Professor of Classics and Letters
  • Lori Snyder, Asso. Professor of Psychology
12:00-1:00pm Lunch (provided)  
1:00-2:00pm (Choose One) Optional Afternoon Programs (registration not required)
  • Section 1: HR Benefits Workshop, Room 145
  • Section 1: OU Learning Management System Canvas Training, Room 120
2:00-3:00pm (Choose One) Optional Afternoon Programs (registration not required)
  • Section 2: HR Benefits Workshop, Room 145
  • Section 2: OU Learning Management System Canvas Training, Room 120

See 2016 schedule here.
See 2015 schedule here.