Wednesday, August 15, 2018


8:00 am — Continental Breakfast and New Faculty Individual Photographs
Porter B. Byrum Welcome Center | Martha Allman, Dean of Admissions and Rogan Kersh, Provost

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

10:30-11:45 am  — Learner-Centered Teaching:  A Jigsaw Group Activity with the Teaching & Learning Collaborative
Magnolia Room, Reynolda Hall | Betsy Barre, Executive Director of the TLC and Kristi Verbeke, Director of Educational Development

12:00-1:00 pm — Lunch with Associate and Assistant Provosts
Magnolia Room, Reynolda Hall 

1:15-3:00 pm Library Orientation 
Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Room 404

  • Meet Associate Dean of the Library, Susan Smith
  • Connect with your library liaison, a first point of contact
  • Tour the library
  •  Share light refreshments

3:00 pm  Q & A with Human Resources and the Benefits team (optional)
Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Room 404

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

3:00 – 4:00 pm  Shuttle bus available
Pick-up is 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 16, 2018


8:00 am  Continental Breakfast 
Magnolia Room, Reynolda Hall

8:30-10:00 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

12:00-1:30 pm  Lunch and Gen Y Presentation
Wake Downtown Auditorium, Rogan Kersh ’86, Provost

Tuesday, August 21, 2018


8:30 am-1:30 pm Maximizing Inclusion Minimizing Apathy: Leveraging Diversity in the Intercultural Classroom

Farell Hall Room 155 | 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.