The 2017 New Faculty Orientation Schedule will be posted the week of July 3. Please check back then!

Thursday, August 4, 2016 or Thursday, August 18, 2016

Information Systems ThinkPad Orientation
ZSR Library Room 204


August 4th  — 2:00-3:30 pm, sign up via the online survey

August 18  — 2:30-4:00 pm, sign up via the online survey

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

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 (Mandelbaum Room)

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 18, 2016

Office of the Provost

8:15 am – Continental Breakfast 
Magnolia Room, Reynolda Hall

9:00-10:15 am – Blazing the Trail: Team-based Orienteering
Scavenger hunt throughout campus, wear comfortable shoes

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

11:45 am – Break

12:00-12:40 pm – Buffet Lunch with colleagues and administrator
Magnolia Room

12:45 – 1:30 – Gen Y Presentation
Magnolia Room, Rogan Kersh ’86, Provost

Monday, August 22, 2016

10:30 am – 12:00 pm Orientation to Athletics
Miller Center, Rovere Room

 Tuesday, August 23, 2016


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)