Center for Faculty Career Development

NEW FACULTY ORIENTATION

August 29, 2013

The Develin Room - 2nd floor, Olin Library

Moderator: Jan Naegele, Professor of Biology, Neuroscience & Behavior and Director, Center for Faculty Career Development                                                            

  • 8:30 – 8:50 - Coffee and light breakfast 
  • 8:50 –9:15 - Welcome
    • Michael Roth, President
    • Ruth Weissman, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
    • Karen Anderson, Associate Provost   
  • 9:15 – 9:30 - The Role of the Academic Deans
    • Andy Curran, Division I, Dean of the Arts and Humanities
    • Ishita Mukerji, Division III, Dean of Natural Sciences and Math
    • Joyce Jacobsen, Division II, Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences 
  • 9:30 – 9:40 - Faculty Governance
    • Andrew Szegedy-Maszak,Professor of Classical Studies and Chair of the Faculty      
  • 9:40 – 9:50 - Human Resources
    • Pat Melley, Director  
  • 9:50 –10:00 - Library Resources for Faculty and Students
    • Pat Tully, University Librarian 
  • 10:00 – 10:10 - Break
  • 10:10 – 10:20 - Writing at Wesleyan
    • Anne Greene, Director of Writing Programs  
  • 10:20-10:30 - Quantitative Analysis at Wesleyan
    • Manolis Kaparakis, Director of Centers for Advanced Computing and Quantitative Analysis Center 
  • 10:30 – 10:45 - Diversity and Community Relations at Wesleyan
    • Marina Melendez, Interim Chief Diversity Officer  
  • 10:45 – 11: 00 - Break 
  • 11:00 – 11:15 - The Role of the Deans’ Office
    • Michael Whaley, Vice President for Student Affairs
    • Louise Brown, Dean for Academic Advancement  
  • 11:15 – 11:25 - Students and Disabilities
    • Laura Patey, Associate Dean for Student Academic Resources 
  • 11:25 – 11:35 - Students and Mental Health
    • Jennifer D’Andrea, Director, Counseling and Psychological Services    
  • 11:35 – 11:55 - Panel Discussion with Untenured Faculty 
  • 11:55 – 12:40 - Lunch 

We hope to see you all at the Faculty Happy Hour from 5-7 PM at the home of Provost Ruth Weissman, 158 Mt. Vernon Street, Middletown CT.