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2018 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

New Faculty Orientation August 13-14, 2018

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Day One | Monday, August 13 - Zarrow Hall, Room 145

8:30 PM - 9:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 PM - 9:30 AM Provost’s Welcome

Kyle Harper, Provost and Senior Vice President

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Who are yOUr Undergraduate Students?

Nicole Campbell, Dean of University College

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Who are yOUr Graduate Students?

Randy Hewes, Dean of Graduate College

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM Student and Facylty Support
  • Chelle' Lodge-Guttery, Director of Disability Resource Center
  • Will Spain & Greg Heiser, Academic Integrity
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Faculty Group Photo
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Developing Your Career: Institutional Resources

Jill Irvine, Vice Provost for Faculty

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Faculty Self-Introduction
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Break
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Inclusive Excellence

Lupe Davidson, Chair of Department of Women’s and Gender Studies

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM Developing Your Capacity in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity

Alicia Knoedler, Executive Associate VP for Research, Executive Director for Center for Research Program Development & Enrichment (CRPDE)

 

Day Two | Tuesday, August 14 - Zarrow Hall, Room 145

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM - 9:20 AM Preparing Your First-Week Teaching (and beyond)

Hong Lin, Interim Director, Center for Teaching Excellence

9:20 AM - 10:30 AM Faculty Panel for Outstanding Teaching (facilitated by Hong Lin)
  • Catherine John, Department of English
  • Edgar O'Rear, Department of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering
  • Saleh Tabrizy, Department of Economics
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Faculty Panel for Outstanding Research & Creative Activities (facilitated by Todd Fuller)
  • Robert Cichewicz, Department of Chemestry
  • Joshua Nelson, Department of Film and Media Studies
  • Lori Snyder, Department of Psychology
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch (provided)

Optional Afternoon Workshops

1:00 – 2: 00 p.m. (choose one)

  • Canvas Training, IT Learning Spaces | Zarrow 120
  • HR Benefits, HR | Zarrow 145

2:15 – 3: 15 p.m. (choose one)

  • Canvas Training, IT Learning Spaces | Zarrow 120
  • HR Benefits, HR | Zarrow 145

Dinner

6:00 – 7:30 p.m. - Dinner at Sam Noble Museum

Contact:

Jill Irvine, Vice Provost for Faculty (jill.irvine@ou.edu)
Hong Lin, Interim Director for Center for Teaching Excellence (honglin@ou.edu)

 

See 2017 schedule here.
See 2016 schedule here.
See 2015 schedule here.