Office of Faculty Development: Programs & Events

To view Dr. Stephen C. Nelson's August 17, 2017 plenary with ASL interpretation and captions, please click on the following link:

Racism is Killing Us: How Race, Racism, and Whiteness Affect Health

Save the dates! Spring 2018 Professional Development Week

  • Monday, January 8: Teaching and Learning Development Day
    • Location: Elstad Auditorium from 8:30am with a continental breakfast and the program will begin at 9:00am. The event will conclude by 12:00pm.
    • The program has changed slightly due to unforeseen circumstances. Check this page shortly for more detail! 
    • Voice interpretation will be provided and for additional accommodations, please contact Dr. Caroline M. Kobek Pezzarossi no later than December 18, 2017. 
  • Tuesday, January 9: Inclusive Course Design
    • Location: Merrill Learning Center Basement Room 111. The day will start at 8:30am and is projected to complete by 4:00pm.
    • Voice interpretation will be provided and for additional accommodations, please contact Dr. Leslie Rach no later than December 18, 2017
  • Wednesday, January 10: Institutional Assessment Day
    • Location: Merrill Learning Center Basement Room 111 at 8:30am with a continental breakfast and the program will begin at 9:00am. The event will conclude by 11:30am.
    • Dr. Lindsay Buchko, Director of the Office of Institutional Research, will share results and trends from recent student surveys, including the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and the Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI). Afterwards, attendees will participate in small group discussions/activities focused on implementing strategies to address the recurring challenges.
    • The Assessment Council will begin their meeting at 12:00pm and will conclude at 2:00pm. Please contact Mr. Michael Catron for more specifics regarding this meeting.
    • Voice interpretation will be provided and for additional accommodations, please contact Dr. Helen Thumann and Mr. Michael Catron no later than December 18, 2017.
  • Thursday, January 11: Faculty Governance Retreat
    • Location: Peikoff Alumni House at 9:00am with a continental breakfast and the program will begin at 9:30am. The discussion will wrap up at 12:00pm with lunch and each Faculty Senate committee will meet in the afternoon and we will have our traditional Faculty Club at Peikoff from 3:00pm - 5:00pm.
    • Voice interpretation will be provided and for additional accommodations, please contact Dr. Caroline Solomon no later than December 18, 2017.
  • Friday, January 12: Department/Program Retreats