New Faculty Orientation Agenda - 2019

Chris Sutter works with ESP Class in FSB
 Actors onstage in a scene from Street Scene Theatre, CCA
 Professor Tomoyasu works in biology lab, CAS
 Students and professor work together in kinesiology lab, EHS

Monday, August 19

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:

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

Meet outside Armstrong Student Center in Bishop Circle
Lunch at Garden Commons

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Resource Fair

Dolibois B & C, Shriver Center

Varies

Academic Divisional Events (New Faculty)

Tuesday, August 20

(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 154-158)
Professional Photographs (Lobby)
8:00 a.m. Welcome
President Greg Crawford and Provost Osborne 
Room 154-158
8:15 a.m. "Understanding the Miami Student" (Student Panel)
Dr. Kimberly Moore, Dean of Students
Room 154-158
9:00 a.m. Promoting Student Success, Safety & Well-Being
Tim Parsons, Emergency Case Manager and Gabby Dralle, Title IX Coordinator, Dean of Students Office
Room 154-158
9:30 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. Top Ten Tips
Robin Parker, General Counsel
Room 180-186
10:15 a.m. Excellent Teaching
Dr. Ellen Yezierski and Dr. Gregg Wentzell, Center for Teaching Excellence
Room 180-186
12:15 p.m. Lunch with Academic Deans, Associate Deans & Provost
Room 154-158
1:00 p.m. Academic Integrity
Dr. Brenda Quaye, Center for Teaching Excellence
Room 180-186
1:45 p.m. Promoting an Inclusive Environment in the Classroom and Beyond
Carolyn Craig, Marketing
Room 180-186
2:45 p.m. Break
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 180-184
  • Scholarly Teaching (Teaching/Clinical Professors or Lecturers/Clinical Lecturers, Visiting Faculty)
    Dr. Ellen Yezierski, Center for Teaching Excellence
    Room 186
4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. President's Reception for New Faculty and Families
Lewis Place

Wednesday, August 21

(for all new Miami faculty)

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
King Library
Followed by Departmental meetings as needed
Time Event
9:00 a.m. Professional Photographs, Registration and Continental Breakfast
King Library, Lobby
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 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 Training Session (both Boot Camp and Drop-In) Ryan Baltrip, Director, Digital Learning Initiatives

116 Laws Hall or 1066 Armstrong Student Center

Afternoon (after 1:00 p.m.) Oxford Departmental Meetings as needed

Thursday, August 22

(for all new Miami faculty)

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. followed by Departmental meetings as needed
Time Event
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Canvas Training Session (both Boot Camp and Drop-In)
Ryan Baltrip, Director, Digital Learning Initiatives

116 Laws or 1066 Armstrong Student Center

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

Canvas Training Session (both Boot Camp and Drop-In)
Ryan Baltrip, Director, Digital Learning Initiatives

116 Laws or 1066 Armstrong Student Center

Afternoon (after 1:00 p.m.) Oxford Departmental Meetings as needed

Friday, August 23

(for all Miami faculty)
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., followed by divisional meetings
Locations Vary
Time Event
10:00 a.m. Divisional Welcome/Advising Sessions
11:15 a.m. First-Year Summer Reading Program Activities
Afternoon Oxford Academic Divisional Meetings as needed

Sunday, August 25

(for all faculty)

Time Event
3:00 p.m.

Convocation

Millett Hall

 

Note: This schedule is subject to change.