New Faculty Orientation Day

All new faculty at Gustavus are expected to attend a day-long orientation session sponsored by the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning. New faculty members are introduced to the history and traditions of the College, as well as provided the opportunity to learn about various support services offered by the institution.

New Faculty Orientation Day 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 -- 8:30 am to 4:30 pm --- download schedule

8:30 a.m. Arrive and Social Time 
beverages, fruit, pastries

8:45 a.m. Welcome and Overview of the Day
Dave Stamps, KCEL Faculty Associate for New Faculty Programming

8:50 a.m. Introductions
Valerie Banschbach, Associate Provost and Dean of Sciences & Education
Elizabeth Kubek, Associate Provost and Dean of Arts & Humanities
Ruth Lin, Director of the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning

9:10 a.m. Workshop #1 Syllabi and Honor Code
Valerie Banschbach, Associate Provost and Dean of Sciences & Education
Elizabeth Kubek, Associate Provost and Dean of Arts & Humanities

10:00 a.m. Break 

10:10 a.m. Workshop #2 Moodle (LMS) and GTS Introduction
Marni Dunning, Associate Director for Institutional Services in GTS

11:20 a.m. Break

11:30 a.m. Discussion and Lunch with Faculty 
Kate Knutson, Carlson Teaching Award
Casey Elledge, Faculty Scholarship Award,
Siri Erickson, Chaplain of the College

12:15 p.m. Campus Tour of Essential Offices 

2:00 p.m. Human Resources Presentation

2:30 p.m. Q&A with the Faculty Mentoring Panel
Josh Brown, Scott Bur, Sean Cobb, Jeff Dahlseid, Lisa Dembouski, Glenn Kranking,
Jill Locke, Carlos Mejia, Kjerstin Moody, Amy Vizenor, and Phil Voight

3:40 p.m. Break

3:50 p.m. Introductions of the Kendall Center Faculty Associates
Pamela Conners, Patricia English, Martin Lang, Dan Moos, Dave Stamps, and Esther Wang

4:00 p.m. Reception and Evaluation of the Day