Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Office of the Provost

8:00 am — Continental Breakfast and New Faculty Individual Photographs
Porter B. Byrum Welcome Center

8:30 am — Welcome and Campus Tour
Walking tour, wear comfortable shoes

10:30 am  — Learner-Centered Teaching: A Jigsaw Group Activity
Bistro ’34

12:00 -1:00 pm Lunch 

1:15 pm – Library Orientation 
Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Room 404

  •  Meet the Dean of the Library, Tim Pyatt
  •  Learn how ZSR Library faculty help with copyright, open access, digital projects and publications
  •  Connect with a library liaison, a first point of contact
  •  Share light refreshments

3:00 pmQ & A with Benefits
ZSR Library Auditorium 404 

  • Learn the key the features if faculty benefits, from insurance to tuition concession; all questions welcome!

3:00 – 4:00 pmShuttle bus available
Located in front of the ZSR Library, will run continuously to Byrum Welcome Center

6:00 pm – Family Picnic
Hearn Plaza, Rain location: Magnolia Room

Food and beverages provided. Bring the entire family!

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Office of the Provost

8:00 am – Continental Breakfast 
Magnolia Room, Reynolda Hall

8:45-10:00 am – Blazing the Trail: Team-based Orienteering
Scavenger hunt throughout campus, wear comfortable shoes

10:00-10:30 am – Break and Shuttle to Wake Downtown

10:30-11:45 am – 10 Keys to Success for Wake Forest Faculty
Wake Downtown, Auditorium, Presentation/Discussion

11:45 am – Break

12:00-12:30 pm – Lunch
Wake Downtown

12:30-1:15 pm – Gen Y Presentation
Wake Downtown, Auditorium, Rogan Kersh ’86, Provost

Tuesday, August 22, 2017


8:30 am-2:00 pm Leveraging Diversity to Enhance the Classroom Experience

Lower Auditorium, Wingate Hall, Shayla Herndon-Edmunds, Director of Diversity Education

During this workshop, faculty will explore factors impacting the classroom experience including but not limited to cultural diversity, intercultural sensitivity, cross-cultural conflict, campus climate, and inclusive pedagogy. (Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided)