Welcome from Provost Baker & Chancellor Case New Faculty Introductions
10:15 - 10:25 am
10:25 - 11:15 am
UAA Students Overview of UAA Student Population Alaska Native & Rural Students Students in Crisis or Conflict
11:15 - 11:25 am
11:25 - 11:40 am
Virtual Library Tour
11:40 - 12:15 pm
LUNCH w/Library Liasons
12:15 - 12:35 pm
Introduction to UAA Faculty Resources
Academic Innovations & eLearning
Center for Community Engagement & Learning
Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence
12:35 - 1:35 pm
CAFE Key Programs Overview (Round Robin):
Making Learning Visible (SoTL)
Difficult Dialogues & New Faculty Book Group
Team-based Learning & THE Book Group
Information Literacy Partnership Program
1:35 - 3:00 pm
Resource Fair & Hands-on Support (Provides tools needed to navigate UAA's systems and an
opportunity to meet representatives of UAA's support departments, such
as Human Resources,Disability Support Services, General Support
Services, the Library and many others. Also get hands on help signing up
for the facultylistserv, UAOnline, etc.)
Colleague to Colleague Advice - Seven UAA faculty, both new and experienced discuss topics such as: faculty workloads, promotion and tenure, work/life balance and setting the tone for your class. Essential information for faculty new to UAA and/or to teaching!
Facilitating Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom - Based on work done through a Ford Foundation grant, this interactive session will introduce several strategies and resources to help faculty effectively engage students on the most important issues of our times.
11:30 - 4:30 pm
Human Resources Benefits Orientation (lunch served)
All new UAA faculty must attend Benefits Orientation
within 30 days of their hire date. This session will include an overview of benefit options and other
general workplace information. Necessary forms will be provided.
All new faculty will be automatically signed up for this session. Contact Liisa
Morrison (email@example.com) if you are unable to attend.
Workshops for New Faculty & Important Dates for Early Fall 2014
Workshops for New Faculty (new faculty can register for these workshops when they register for orientation or individually by clicking on the workshop, open to all faculty)
College-wide Faculty Meetings
Each school/college holds an initial all-faculty meeting to begin the year. Watch for information from your Dean, Chair or Director prior to your arrival at UAA.
Thursday, August 21
Faculty and Staff Convocation (time and place tbd)
Saturday, August 23 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Faculty Compact and Freshman Convocation
2:30pm – Faculty Compact in Lucy Cuddy Hall
3:00pm – Freshman Convocation with Keynote Speaker, 2012 MacArthur Fellow Dr. Melody Swartz in UAA Wendy Williamson Auditorium
4:30pm– Dessert Social in Lucy Cuddy Hall provides faculty the opportunity to meet and welcome our incoming freshmen
5:00pm – Campus Kick-Off, Cuddy Quad