Upcoming Events


Information regarding upcoming events, including 2018-19 Academic Leadership Forums, will be posted on this page as soon as it is available. Unless otherwise noted, all events are by invitation only and held in University Park.

All information, including event dates, times, and locations, is subject to change. For more information about future events, contact the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs.

Event Schedule


2018 New Faculty Orientation
 Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Location: Deans Hall, The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
Time: 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.)

2018 Ombudsperson Orientation
 Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Location: 102 Kern Building
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

2018 New Senators Orientation
 Monday, September 17, 2018
Location: 102 Kern Building
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

2018 New Administrator Seminar:
For New Department Heads, School Directors, Associate Deans, and Directors of Academic Affairs
 Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Location: Nittany Lion Inn (Room TBA)
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

2018 Promotion and Tenure Workshop
 Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Location: Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

2018 Promotion and Tenure Recognition Reception
 Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Location: Paterno Library
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Academic Leadership Forums

To Be Announced