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Thursday, July 24, 2014 or Thursday, August 14, 2014 

Information Systems ThinkPad Orientation
ZSR Library 204

(COLLEGE FACULTY REQUIRE ONE SESSION ONLY)

July 24  — 1:00-3:00 pm | August 14  — 2:00-4:00 pm

 Read details and sign-up through WFU Professional Development Center 

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Office of the Provost

(ALL FACULTY ATTEND)

8:00 am — Continental Breakfast
Byrum Welcome Center

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

10:30 am  — Blazing the Trail: Team-Based Orienteering
Reynolda Hall and various locations

NoonBreak
Reynolda Hall, Magnolia Room

12:15 pmLunch and Introduction to Thrive
Reynolda Hall, Magnolia Room: Penny Rue, Vice President for Campus Life and Brett Eaton, Associate Vice President for Communications and External Relations

2:00 pm - Library Orientation
ZSR Library Auditorium, 404: Lynn Sutton, Dean of the ZSR Library

  • Meet your subject specialist and tour the library in rotating conversations on ways our expert staff can help you succeed in your teaching and scholarship
  • Conclude in Starbucks for coffee and conversation with new colleagues

4:00 pm – Q&A with Benefits Staff
ZSR Library Auditorium, 404

4:00-4:30 pm —  Shuttle Bus
Located in front of 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 14, 2014

(ALL FACULTY ATTEND)

8:15 am - Continental Breakfast and New Faculty Individual Photographs
The Barn:

9:00 am - Presentation and Discussion: 10 Keys to Success as a Faculty Member
The Barn

10:30 am - Wake Will Campaign: Supporting our Faculty
The Barn

11:30 – Break

11:45 am-1:30 pm - Buffet Lunch and Gen Y Presentation
The Barn: Rogan Kersh, Provost

Friday, August 15, 2014

College Faculty, Graylyn Conference Center

(COLLEGE FACULTY ONLY ATTEND)

        8:30 am Continental Breakfast

9:00 am —  Welcome
Randall Rogan, Co-Dean of the College, Interim

9:10 am Introduction
José Villalba, Associate Dean of the College

  • The Office of the Dean College Website
  • Associate Deans and Support Staff
  • Where to go when you need help around Scholarship and Creative Work: Leaves/Fellowships/Funding, Tenure and Promotion, Support, Digital Measures Reporting System

10:00 am —  Office of Academic Advising
Christy Buchanan, Associate Dean

10:15 am  Break (with refreshments)

10:30 am —  Introduction to Selected University-Wide Support Systems: A Case Study Approach
Teaching and Learning Center, Learning Assistance Office and Program, Writing Center, Faculty and Student Academic Initiatives, Wake Forest Scholars, Counseling Center, Student-Athlete Services, Women’s Center, LGBTQ Center

11:45 am —  Welcome
Barbee Oakes, Assistant Provost for Diversity and Inclusion

Noon —  Lunch

1:30 pm —  Wake Forest Faculty Experiences

• Christa Colyer, Chemistry
• Mary Dalton, Communication/Film Studies/ Wo Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality
• Cindy Gendrich, Theatre
• Tiffany Judy, Romance Languages
• Ron Neal, Religion
• Ali Sakkal, Education

2:45 pm —  Wine and Cheese Reception

School of Law
Worrell Hall
(LAW FACULTY ONLY ATTEND)

TBD Orientation by appointment
Contact:Ron Wright, Executive Associate Dean
wrightrf@wfu.edu
336.758.5727

School of Business
Farrell Hall
(SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FACULTY ONLY ATTEND)

8:30 am – 5:00 pm – For more information contact Lisa Wilkinson, Coordinator, at wilkinln@wfu.edu or at 336.758.3265

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

(ALL FACULTY ATTEND)

8:30 am-1:30 pm “Fostering Faculty Inclusive Excellence Workshop,” Place TBD. More information to come. Contact: Shayla Herndon-Edmunds, herndosm@wfu.edu