Monday, August 15
Illinois State University’s New Faculty Orientation is designed to acquaint new faculty with the campus’ mission of creating an equitable and inclusive learning environment where faculty and students are successful. The afternoon will begin with a welcome from Provost Aondover Tarhule.
Staff from the Center for Integrated Professional Development will facilitate an introduction to teaching at Illinois State, sharing resources with course instructors to help them get started with the semester. This will be followed by an introduction to research at Illinois State, facilitated by Dr. Craig MacLauchlan, Assoc. Vice President for Research and Graduate studies. The welcome event concludes with roundtable discussions centered on each participant’s college. Registration is required.
Check-in for this event begins at 12:30 p.m. Tables hosted by ISU’s Affinity Groups
will be on display. These are groups provide a sense of community for Illinois State employees and work with stakeholders to define, represent, and advance the interests of their group’s members.