2019 New Faculty Orientation Agenda

Thursday, August 15

Buckeye Reading Room, Thompson Library
The following agenda is tentative and subject to change.

Time Topic Presenter(s)
7:30 a.m. Check-in and Continental Breakfast  
7:55 a.m. Call to Order Helen I. Malone, vice provost for academic policy and faculty resources
8 a.m. Welcome and a Conversation with the Provost Bruce A. McPheron, executive vice president and provost
8:15 a.m. University Libraries Damon Jaggars, vice provost and director of University Libraries
8:30 a.m. Senate Welcome/Shared Governance Ben Givens, secretary of the University Senate
8:50 a.m. Health and Wellbeing: A Priority for Buckeyes Bernadette Melnyk, vice president for health promotion and dean of the College of Nursing
9:10 a.m. Launching Your First Year Susan A. Appling, associate professor-clinical, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Karen Moss, assistant professor, College of Nursing
Norman Jones, dean and director, Ohio State Mansfield; professor, Department of English
Nancy Mendoza, assistant professor, College of Social Work
10 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Buckeye Campus Safety Monica Moll, director of public safety
10:45 a.m. Being a Faculty Member at a Public Institution Kim Potter, policy and training director, Office of University Compliance and Integrity
11:10 a.m. Student Academic Integrity Jay Hobgood, coordinator of the Committee on Academic Misconduct
11:25 a.m. All Set for Promotion and Tenure Tina Henkin, associate dean, College of Arts and Sciences; professor, Department of Microbiology
Bart Elmore, associate professor, Department of History
Matt Brock, associate professor, Department of Education Studies
11:55 a.m. Research at Ohio State Morley Stone, senior vice president for research
12:15 p.m. Lunch Faculty leaders join each table
1 p.m. InterACT Theatre Project for Social Change
1:25 p.m. Creating an Environment for Success: Case Studies and Discussion Kathy Lasher, associate vice president for institutional equity
Brandon Lester, associate general counsel
Jan Neiger, assistant vice provost
2 p.m. Break / Depart for Pomerene Hall
2:10 p.m. Interactive Tables at Pomerene Hall Multiple tables featuring resources and experts from across campus including the areas of research, teaching, and faculty resources. Table session ends at 3:30 p.m.
Agenda Events Calendar Classroom FAQs for Instructors Policies and Contacts Interactive Tables Guide Promotion and Tenure Flowchart Vita and Elements User Overview

Friday, August 16

Ideation Zone, Pomerene Hall
The following agenda is tentative and subject to change

Time Topic Presenter(s)
8 a.m. Check-in and Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. Welcome and Overview of the Day Helen Malone, vice provost for academic policy and faculty resources
9 a.m. Welcome from the University Institute for Teaching and Learning (UITL) Kay Halasek, director, UITL
9:15 a.m. Teaching and Learning Keynote Scott A. Jones, associate professor, School of Music; 2015 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching
9:45 a.m. Break
10 a.m. Concurrent Sessions:
10:45 a.m. Break
11 a.m. Concurrent Sessions:
11:45 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Faculty FIT Program and Faculty Mentoring Stephanie Rohdieck, associate director, UITL
Craig Gibson, UITL instructional support fellow
12:45 p.m. Introduction of the Mentors Traci Wilgus, associate professor, College of Medicine
12:50 p.m. Mentor Roundtables
1:35 p.m. Reflections and Closing Remarks: Endorsing Your Teaching Excellence
Agenda Teaching Support Program Faculty FIT and Mentor Program Overview Passport and Reflections