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 9
12 to 1:45 pm
A group discussion on creating a summer research and writing plan, summer teaching, and other approaches for a restful and productive summer break.