New Faculty

new faculty faces in a Teams classroom view

New Faculty Orientation 2020!

NFO Schedule Overview – click here for the Full NFO Program


Day One:  Wednesday, August 12, 2020

New faculty walking on path in Oak Grove

New Faculty 2019. L-R: Natasha Bissonauth (back, Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies), Bhakti Mamtora (Religious Studies), Maurice Adkins (History Fellow), Rebecca Garonzik (Spanish), Aubrey Whitehead (Psychology Fellow), and colleagues.

10:00 a.m. Virtual Introductions with Educational Technology & Academic      Affairs Staff

10:30 a.m. Meet in the “NFO 2020” Meetings Channel

11:30 a.m. Perspectives on the 1st-Year: Conversation with 2nd-Year Faculty

12:00 p.m. Virtual Lunch with 2nd-Year Faculty in Breakout Channels

1:00 p.m.   Meet College President Sarah Bolton

1:30 p.m.   Health & Safety Q&A with members of our Health & Safety Team

2:00 p.m.   Supporting Our Students with members of Wooster’s Care Team

3:00 p.m.   Things to Know: Academic Policies for Fall 2020 (with Dean Jennifer Bowen)


Day Two:  Thursday, August 13, 2020

10:00 a.m.           Awareness, Inclusion, Prevention & Response

Title IX, Sexuality & Gender Inclusion & Bias Reporting

11:00 a.m.            State of the College Address by President Bolton

12:15 a.m.            Virtual Lunch: Anonymous Questions

1:00 p.m.             Doing More with Less: Culturally Responsive, Trauma-Informed Teaching

Ivonne M. García, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer &

Staff from the Dean of Students office & the Center for Diversity & Inclusion

2:30 p.m.             Q&A with Library Subject Liaisons

3:00 p.m.             Virtual “High Tea”/Happy Hour (BYO … ): Time for Virtual Mingling

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