For New Faculty

New Faculty Orientation Schedule 2020

Stay tuned for more information on Pre-Orientation teaching workshops Monday, August 10 and Tuesday, August 11, based on the Summer 2020 “Building Connections: Course (Re)Design Workshops.”

NFO Overview

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.

Day 1 of NFO: Wednesday, August 12, 2020

9:00 a.m.         Welcome & Introductions (President Bolton, Provost Perfetti & campus leaders)

10:00 a.m.       Teaching @ Wooster: Resources & Support (Bookstore, Libraries, Educational Tech)

10:45 am         Mini-Tours of Writing Center, Digital Studio & Special Collections (en route to APEX)

11:00 a.m.       Helping Students Succeed & Thrive (APEX, DoS, Wellness Center)

11:45 a.m.       Group Photo (Kauke Arch … or Zoom?!) & (Socially-Distanced) Headshots

12:30 p.m.       Lunch (Anonymous Questions + Creating Networks of Support)

2:00 p.m.         Inclusive Teaching & Advising Workshop with Ivonne M. García, CDEIO

3:30 p.m.         Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Across Campus (CDI, Learning Center)

4:30 p.m.         Conclusion


Day Two of NFO:  Thursday, August 13, 2020

9:00 a.m.         Awareness, Inclusion, Prevention & Response (Title IX & Bias Reporting)

10:00 a.m.       Professional Resources & Support (Academic, Admin & HR Staff, Campus Security)

11:00 a.m.       State of the College Address by President Bolton (Scheide Hall)

12:15 a.m.       Lunch – Perspectives on the 1st Year: A Conversation with 2nd Yr Faculty

1:30 p.m.         Teaching in Violent & Uncertain Times (Faculty Teaching Liaisons, Digital Librarians, Ed Tech)

2:30 p.m.         Professional Development Opportunities & Support for your First Year (and Beyond)

3:00 p.m.         Conclude


See Last Year’s Full NFO Program Here

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