New Faculty Orientation 2019-20
The Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center and
the Office for Faculty Development and Enhancement
New Faculty Orientation is mandatory this year. We would like to have an accurate and complete list of new faculty so
that each may be contacted and notified that they will be expected to attend. Please
take a moment to complete the on-line form no later than Monday, July 8, 2019.
If you have any questions about the form or the orientation, please e-mail us at email@example.com, or call us at 479-575-3222.
August 20, 2019
Registration begins at 7:45 am
Orientation is being held at the
Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences,
1371 W. Altheimer Drive,
just past the Agri Park
Please submit your list
of new faculty no later than
Monday, July 8, 2019
Tuesday's session will include breakfast and lunch for the new faculty. The New Faculty
will be introduced to the University and its teaching, research, and service activities.
We will address important topics in more detail, including: Faculty support at the
U of A; Research Resources and Success, including registering for Pivot; Student Engagement;
our Academic Integrity Policy; Title IX (which is mandatory for all faculty); teaching
a diverse student body; and overall Faculty Development Resources. Both tenure track
and non-tenure track faculty are required to attend the orientation. We cannot emphasize enough how important attendance will
Once again service tables will be maintained by a variety of campus departments and
activities. Please also inform all new faculty that Human Resources and University Relations have
scheduled separate dates and times for informational sessions on UA benefits and official
university portraits. There will be four different UA benefits sesssions to choose
from: Monday, August 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (ARKU 310) or 1:00 p.m.-4:00
p.m. (ARKU 310) and Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (ARKU 310) or
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (ARKU 310). The will need to contact Human Resources to sign
up for one of these benefits sessions. University Relations willl have normal open
studio hours from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday of each week. They
will also be open the week of New Faculty Orientation on Thursday, August 22, and
Friday, August 23, from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. You do not need to make an appointment
during these times. They ask that you please dress professionally for this portrait.
They suggest that if you choose to wear an all-white shirt or blouse that you bring
a jacket to wear over it. Solids are best, but simple patterns are O.K. For any questions
or more information, please contact the photography department at firstname.lastname@example.org.