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 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. Kendall Center Overview - Pamela Conners, Director of the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning

9:00 a.m. Introduce the Provost Office

9:15 a.m. Workshop #1 Moodle and GTS Intro - Marni Dunning, Associate Director for Institutional Services in GTS

10:30 a.m. Break 

10:45 a.m. Workshop #2 Syllabi and Honor Code - Sarah Ruble, Professor and Faculty Director of Assessment in Religion

12:00 p.m. Lunch and Special Guests: Recent Reaching Award Winners - Lauren Hecht, 2022 Carlson Teaching Award Recipient, Thia Cooper, 2022 Faculty Scholarship Award Recipient

12:45 p.m. Campus Tour of Essential Offices 

2:15 p.m. Support Office Exhibit Booths - Academic Support Center, Center for Inclusive Excellence, Center for International & Cultural Education, Library, and Bookmark

3:30 p.m. Human Resources Presentation

3:45 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m. Q&A with Members of 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

4:45 p.m. Evaluation of the Day and Introductions of the Kendall Center Faculty Associates - Patricia English, Martin Lang, Dan Moos, Dave Stamps, and Esther Wang

5:00 p.m. Happy Hour Reception w/ Provost Office and Kendall Center Associates