New Faculty Orientation


2018 New Faculty Orientation
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Deans Hall, The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
Agenda (PDF)

Introduction to the Program
Kathleen Bieschke, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Presentation (PPT)

Welcome and Penn State Overview
Nicholas P. Jones, Executive Vice President and Provost
Presentation (PPT)

Library Resources
Barbara Dewey, Dean of the University Libraries and Scholarly Communications
Presentation (PPT)

Research and Development
Neil Sharkey, Vice President for Research
Presentation 1 (PPT)
Presentation 2 (PPT)

Mentoring, Graduate Students, ORP, and Research/Scholarly Ethics
Sarah Ades, Associate Dean of The Graduate School
Katie Bode-Lang, Director of Education and Quality Management
Presentation (PPT)

Teaching and Learning at Penn State
Kyle Bowen, Director, Educational Technology
Renata Engel, Vice Provost for Online Education
Angela Linse, Executive Director and Associate Dean of the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence
Robert Pangborn, Vice President and Dean for Undergraduate Education
Presentation (PPT)
Handout (PDF)

Affirmative Action at Penn State
Suzanne Adair, Associate Vice President for Affirmative Action
Presentation (PPT)

Office of Educational Equity
Sonia Deluca Fernandez, Assistant Vice Provost for Educational Equity
Presentation (PPT)

Penn State IT: Not Your Average IT Organization
Michael Kubit, Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Presentation (PDF)

Promotion and Tenure
Kathleen Bieschke, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Presentation (PPT)

Shared Governance
Michael Bérubé, Chair of the University Faculty Senate and Edwin Earle Sparks Professor of Literature
Presentation (PPT)

A Conversation with the President
Eric J. Barron, President
Presentation (PPT)

Supplemental Information