Schedule

Thursday, August 17, 2017

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast & Registration
Community Room, UGL 3rd Floor
Complimentary Parking in Parking Structure 6

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Welcome
Provost Keith E. Whitfield
Community Room, UGL 3rd Floor

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Introduction to WSU & Midtown
Jeri Stroupe, Sr. Project Administrator, Office of Economic Development;
Jerry Herron, Dean, Irvin D. Reid Honors College
Community Room, UGL 3rd Floor

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Academic & Grading Policies
Kurt Kruschinska, University Registrar
Community Room, UGL 3rd Floor

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Conduct, Care, and Title IX
David Strauss, Dean of Students
Community Room, UGL 3rd Floor

12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.
What is My Role? Faculty Engagement in Building and Sustaining An Inclusive Campus Community
Marquita Chamblee, Associate Provost & Chief Diversity Officer
Community Room, UGL 3rd Floor

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Library Liason Luncheon
Room FGH, McGregor 2nd Floor

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
AAUP-AFT: Know Your Rights about Renewals, Tenure, and Promotion
Community Room, UGL 3rd Floor

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Break

3:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Benefits: What You Need to Know
Community Room, UGL 3rd Floor
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.         Human Resources
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.         Academic Personnel 


5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
President's Reception for New Faculty
Jacob House Lawn (Weather Permitting)


Friday, August 18, 2017

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast & Registration
Community Room, UGL 3rd Floor
Complimentary Parking in Parking Structure 6

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Student Success & Assessment
Monica Brockmeyer, Associate Provost, Student Success;
Cathy Barrette, Director of Assessment
Community Room, UGL 3rd Floor

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Managing the Career Path
Panel Discussion

Boris Baltes, Chair, Psychology;
Matthew Allen, Chair, Chemistry;
Christine Jackson, Chair, Management and Information Systems
Community Room, UGL 3rd Floor

10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Managing the Career Path
Breakout Sessions by Rank/College

UGL 3rd Floor (Breakout Rooms)

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Office for Teaching and Learning Luncheon
Hillberry A, Student Center 2nd Floor

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Resource Fair
Hillberry BC, Student Center 2nd Floor

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Individual Consultations with Benefits/HR
Conference Rooms 201, 279 & 281, Student Center 2nd Floor

2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
WSU Police and Safety on Campus
Lt. David Scott, Crime Prevention Section, WSU Public Safety
Community Room, UGL 3rd Floor

3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Research and Innovation: Resources and Opportunities
Stephen M. Lanier, Vice President for Research;
Sarah James, Research Support Liaison;
Tim Foley, Training Specialist
Community Room, UGL 3rd Floor