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New Faculty Orientation Agenda - 2018

Monday, August 20

Note: Opening Day Activities for the Regional Campuses and College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science Faculty will be held

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Johnston Hall
Miami Middletown Campus

Oxford Faculty are invited to the following:

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Time Event
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Campus Walking Tour and Lunch

Meet inside Armstrong Student Center by 3D Seal

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Resource Fair

Dolibois B & C, Shriver Center

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Canvas Learning Management System & Universal Design/Accessibility - Option A

Dolibois A, Shriver Center

Varies

Academic Divisional Events

  • College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science: 3-5 p.m. (Regionals New Faculty)
  • College of Creative Arts: 1-4 p.m. (Oxford New Faculty)
  • College of Engineering and Computing: 1-4 p.m. (Oxford New Faculty)
  • Farmer School of Business: 1-4 p.m. (Oxford New Faculty)

Tuesday, August 21

(for all new Miami faculty)

7:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Marcum Conference Center
Time Event
7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Room 154-8)
Professional Photographs (Lobby)
8:00 a.m. Welcome
President Greg Crawford and Provost Phyllis Callahan
Room 154-8
8:15 a.m. "Understanding the Miami Student" (Student Panel)
Dean of Students' Office
Room 154-8
9:00 a.m. Promoting Student Success, Safety & Wellness
Dean of Students' Office, Student Health Services, Tim Parsons, and Becca Getson
Room 154-8
9:30 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. Top Ten Tips
Robin Parker, General Counsel
Room 154-8
10:15 a.m. Excellent Teaching
Dr. Ellen Yezierski and Dr. Gregg Wentzell, Center for Teaching Excellence
Room 180-6
12:15 p.m. Lunch with Academic Deans and Associate Deans
Room 154-8
1:15 p.m. Academic Integrity
Dr. Brenda Quaye, Center for Teaching Excellence
Room 180-6
1:45 p.m. Promoting an Inclusive Environment in the Classroom and Beyond
Carolyn Craig, Marketing
Room 180-6
3:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions:
  • Scholarly & Creative Activity (Tenure-Track Faculty)
    Dr. Jim Oris, Dean, Graduate School and Dr. Rose Marie Ward, Associate Dean, Graduate School
    Room 180
  • Scholarly Teaching (Lecturers, Clinical Professionally Licenced Faculty, Visiting Faculty)
    Dr. Ellen Yezierski, Center for Teaching Excellence
    Room 184-86

Wednesday, August 22

(for all new Miami faculty)

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
King Library
Time Event
9:00 a.m. Professional Photographs, Registration and Continental Breakfast
King Library, 3rd Floor
9:30 a.m.

Library Exploration

Dean Jerome Conley and Librarians
King Libary, 3rd Floor

12:00 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Canvas Learning Management System & Universal Design/Accessibility - Option B

1066 Armstrong Student Center

Afternoon (after 1:00 p.m.) Departmental Orientation & Retreats
Varies

Academic Divisional Events

  • College of Arts and Science (Oxford New TCPL Faculty) - 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
  • College of Arts and Science (Oxford New Tenure Track Faculty) - 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 23

(for all new Miami faculty)

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Time Event
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Drop-In Canvas Learning Management System Consultation Sessions - Open to All Faculty

318 Laws

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Academic Divisional Event

  • College of Education, Health, and Society (Oxford New Faculty)

Friday, August 24

(for all new Miami faculty)
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., followed by divisional meetings
Locations Vary
Time Event
9:00 a.m.

Convocation

The Freedom Summer Memorial, Western Campus

10:15 a.m. Divisional Welcome/Advising Sessions
11:25 a.m. First-Year Summer Reading Program Activities
Afternoon Departmental/Divisional Meetings as needed

Note: This schedule is subject to change.