New Faculty Orientation online agenda

New Faculty Orientation

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

The agenda below contains all the materials you should need for New Faculty Orientation. 

Please contact Jo'Vanna Zanders,, with any questions or concerns.


The table below contains the session details and presenter information for New Faculty Orientation 2022.
Time Session Information
8:30 a.m.

Check-in and Registration
Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom

9 a.m.


Welcome and Orientation Overview
Welcome to Ohio State! This spirited welcome session will orient you to the programming for the day and what it means to be a Buckeye.

Helen Malone, Vice Provost for Academic Policy and Faculty Resources

9:15 a.m.

Welcome from the Provost

    Melissa L. Gilliam, Executive Vice President and Provost

9:30 a.m.

Inclusive Excellence 

Wendy Smooth, Senior Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence
Patrick Louchouarn, Senior Vice Provost for Faculty

10:15 a.m.

Launching Your First Year: Research at Ohio State

Randy Moses, Senior Associate Vice President for Research Administration (moderator)
Karen Dannemiller, Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering, College of Engineering
Natalia Higuita-Castro, Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering
Hannah Kosstrin, Dance, College of Arts and Sciences

11 a.m.

Creating an Environment for Faculty Success at Ohio State

Mollie Blackburn, Faculty Ombudsperson
Ben Givens, Secretary, University Senate 
Jan Neiger, Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Human Resources 

11:45 p.m.


12:30 p.m.

Creating an Environment for Student Success at Ohio State

Charlene Gilbert, Senior Vice Provost for Student Academic Excellence
Norman Jones, Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education
Mary Stromberger, Vice Provost and Dean for Graduate Education
Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza, Graduate and Professional Student Ombudsperson

1:15 p.m.

Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning

Anika Anthony, Associate Vice Provost and Director, Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning

1:45 p.m.

Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning Concurrent Sessions

  • Enriching Your Clinical Instructional Practices with Larry Hurtubise

  • Enriching Your Lab/Field Instructional Practices with Nick Denton and Alex Grieco

  • Did They Really Just Say That?! Responding to -isms in the Classroom with Z Tenney

  • Integrating Active Learning in Large Lecture Classes with Jonathan Baker

3 p.m.

FIT Mentor Meet and Greet

4 p.m.

Campus Resource Fair
Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom - West