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New Faculty Orientation

The Office of Faculty Development held our 2016 new faculty orientation on Wednesday, August 17.


New Faculty Orientation, Eastern Illinois University

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Witters Conference Room 4440 Booth Library (unless noted)

8:00 – 8:30am                    Registration & Breakfast / New Faces at EIU Photos
Ms. Bev Cruse, University Photographer

8:30 – 8:45am                    Welcome to EIU
Dr. Blair Lord, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

8:45 – 9:15am                    Faculty Development Resources & Programs
Dr. Newton Key, Interim Director, Office of Faculty Development
Dr. Sace Elder, History
Dr. Kai (Billy) Hung, Biological Sciences

Dr. Kai Hung leads a presentation

9:15 – 10:00am                 Student Focus – Who are our Students?
Dr. Karla Kennedy-Hagan, Family & Consumer Sciences 
Ms. Kimberlie Moock, Director of Orientation, New Student Programs
Dr. Jeffrey Cross, Associate VP Academic Affairs & Interim Dean, School of Continuing Education 

10:00 – 10:15am               Break

New faculty members engage each other in discussion

10:15 – 10:45am               Making Excellence Inclusive
Dr. Sace Elder, History
Dr. T.M. Linda Scholz, Communication Studies

10:45 – 11:30am               Academic Technology Support from CATS
Ms. Julie Lockett, Director, Center for Online Learning
Mr. Jeffrey Cranstoun, Instructional Support Specialist

New faculty members listen attentively to a presentation

11:30 – noon                     Introduction to Booth Library’s Services & Resources
Mr. Todd Bruns, Assistant Professor and Institutional Repository Librarian, Liaison to the College of Technology
Mr. Steve Brantley, Associate Professor and Head, Reference Services and Library Instruction, Liaison to Communication Studies

noon – 12:15pm               Welcome to Booth Library/ Remarks for Luncheon
Dr. David Glassman, President, Eastern Illinois University
Booth Library Marvin Foyer (N ground floor)

12:15 – 1:00pm                 Luncheon
Booth Library Edgar Seminar Room (NE ground floor)

Provost Blair Lord and President David Glassman have lunch with new faculty members

1:00 – 2:00pm                    Introduction to EIU/ UPI Unit A & B Agreements
Dr. Jeff Cross, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Jon Blitz, President, University Professionals of Illinois (UPI)

2:00 – 2:15pm                   Summary
Dr. Newton Key, History & Faculty Development

2:15 – 2:30pm                 Doudna Tour
Mr. Dwight Vaught, Director, Doudna Fine Arts Center
Doudna Concourse, to Dvorak Hall

New faculty members converse over lunch

2:30 – 3:00pm--?            Open House and/or Brightspace (D2L) Assistance

                                        D2L e-Classroom, Booth Library 4450 (next to the Conference Room)
Ms. Julie Lockett, Director, Center for Online Learning
Mr. Jeffrey Cranstoun, Instructional Technology Specialist

                                         Open House Faculty Development Office, Booth Library 1116 (N lower foyer)
Dr. Newton Key, History & Faculty Development



Thanks to Mark Hudson, Director of University Housing and Dining Services; Dwight Vaught, Assistant Dean of Programming and Director, Doudna Fine Arts Center; Sarah Daugherty, Program Director/Lead Manager, EIU Campus Recreation; Arlene Brown, Office Manager, Office of the Dean, Booth Library; and Mitch Coe, Bookstore Manager for providing gift items for packets.

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