Fall 2012 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 at 4:30 PM.
Dr. Willard P. Gingerich, Provost/VPAA
A conversation with Provost Gingerich.
Dr. Joan C. Ficke, Dean of the Graduate School, and the Resource Faculty
Dr. Ficke will discuss reappointment, tenure and promotion processes.
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
Dr. Cigdem Talgar, Acting Director of the Research Academy for University Learning
Developing your Research Proposal
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will describe their programs and services as well as possibilities for faculty development.
Early Semester Check-In
Faculty Scholarship Program
Resource Faculty will 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.
Advising, Teaching, & Learning: The Interrelationships
Dr. Michele Campagna, Executive Director for the Center for Advising and Student Transitions
Institutional Review Board
Dr. Deborah Zellner, Professor and IRB Chair
Navigating MSU's Gen Ed Program
Dr. Jefferson J. A. Gatrall, Assistant Professor, Modern Languages and Literatures; CHSS Representative, General Education Requirements Committee
How Can the Dean of Students Office Help You?
Dr. Rose Mary Howell, 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 and Senate: Meet your representatives
Dr. Saundra Collins, President of the MSU Senate
Dr. Richard Wolfson, President AFT Local 1904
The MSU Honors Program
Dr. Gregory L. Waters, Professor and Director of the Honors Program
Dr. Edward V. Chapel, Vice President for Information Technology
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
2013 Spring Semester Schedule
Meeting with President Cole at 3 PM (President’s Dining Room, 7th Floor, University Hall)