New Faculty Success Program


Monthly Sessions

Session 1: Successfully Navigating the University Thursday, October 11 12 to 1:45 pm Browsing Room of the Knight Library A panel of faculty will discuss their experiences and advice on balancing research and teaching expectations, managing time and relationships, limiting service obligations, and other approaches to getting off to a good start. Session 2: Successfully managing your life as an academic Thursday, November 8 12 to 1:45 pm Browsing Room of the Knight Library Successful academic life is all about balance. How do you balance research, teaching, service, family, and self-care? We discuss strategies and connect you with experienced faculty. Session 3: Successful Grant Writing and Fellowship Thursday, December 6 12 to 1:45 pm EMU 146 - Crater Lake Room North Session 4: Successfully Navigating Challenges in the Classroom Thursday, January 17 12 to 1:45 pm Browsing Room of the Knight Library Session 5: Preparing for Departmental Expectations and Faculty Reviews Thursday, February 7 12 to 1:45 pm EMU 146 - Crater Lake Room North Session 6: Journals, Presses, and Other Venues Thursday, March 7 12 to 1:45 pm Browsing Room of the Knight Library Session 7: Managing Grads, Labs, and Teams Thursday, April 18 12 to 1:45 pm EMU 146 - Crater Lake Room North Session 8: Planning your summer Thursday, May 16 12 to 1:45 pm EMU 23 - Lease Crutcher Lewis Room A group discussion on creating a summer research and writing plan, summer teaching, and other approaches for a restful and productive summer break.