Fall 2015 Semester Schedule
The meetings will be held on Mondays from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. in the University Hall Conference Center (7th floor) unless otherwise noted.
Welcome from campus representatives and meet resource faculty and other campus officers.
Reception at President Cole’s residence
Dr. Willard P. Gingerich, Provost/VPAA
Provost Gingerich will provide brief remarks.
Dr. Frederick Bonato, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
Dr. Bonato will discuss reappointment, tenure and promotion processes. FERPA reminder.
University Senate: Meet your Representative
Dr. Saundra Collins, President
College/School Session with Deans
Meeting by colleges/schools; each dean will present his/her vision and expectations for faculty, describe the different centers and departments, and introduce their staff members.
Fostering Deep Learning
The Research Academy for University Learning
October 19 (Location: Ferraro Lounge, University Hall)
Advising, Teaching, & Learning: The Interrelationships
Dr. Michele Campagna, Executive Director for the Center for Advising and Student Transitions
Dr. James German, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
Early Semester Check-In
Developing your Research Proposal
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will describe their programs and services as well aspossibilities for faculty development.
Institutional Review Board
Dr. Katrina Bulkley, Professor and IRB Chair
Roundtable of Roundtables:
General Education Program - Dr. Kirk McDermid, Assistant Professor, Philosophy and Religion
Global Education - Dr. Marina Cunningham, Executive Director of International Affairs
Honors Program - Dr. Gregory L. Waters, Professor and Director of the Honors Program
Library Services - Dr. Judith Hunt, Dean
Procurement Services - Ms. Christine G. Palma, Associate Director of Procurement Services
Service Learning - Mr. Bryan Murdock, Director of Service Learning and Community Engagement
Technology - Ms. Candace Fleming, Vice President for Information Technology
November 16 (Location: Ferraro Lounge, University Hall)
How Can the Dean of Students Office Help You?
Ms. Margaree Coleman-Carter, Dean of Students, will introduce faculty to the services offered by that office, present the opportunities for new faculty to get involved with student organizations and campus life.
Mental Health Response
Dr. Jaclyn Friedman-Lombardo, Director of the Counseling & Psychological Services and
Ms. Linda A. Smith, Director of the Disability Resource Center
Union: Meet your Representatives
Dr. Richard Wolfson, President AFT Local 1904
Faculty Scholarship Program
Resource Facultywill be invited to discuss their experience with this program.
FSP Scholarly Agendas
Faculty will gather in small groups to converse about their respective research agendas . The resource faculty will serve as facilitators and provide suggestions as needed.
Tenure at MSU: Lesson Learned, Stories Told…
Recently-tenured faculty will share their experiences with securing tenure at MSU.
Exploring Interdisciplinary Collaborations
Dr. Willard P. Gingerich, Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs
NFP Holiday Social
2016 Spring Semester Schedule
Meeting with President Cole at 3 PM (President’s Dining Room, 7th Floor, University Hall)