New Faculty Orientation 2017-18

New Faculty Orientation was held on September 18. This event was designed to welcome faculty to the UO community, share the university's strategic objectives, and discuss key issues related to excellence in both teaching and research. New faculty members were introduced to their new academic home, while getting a sense of the UO's priorities and the resources available to help them on the path to success.

Slide decks from the day's event are posted below.

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Schedule of Events

Date: Monday, September 18, 8:30 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.
Location: Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Ballroom (campus map, building map)

8:30 a.m.


9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks
Jayanth Banavar, Provost and Senior Vice President
Michael Schill,  UO President

9:30 a.m.

The UO Research Mission
Support for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Work: David Conover, Vice President for Research and Innovation
Graduate Education and Mentorship: Sara Hodges, Interim Dean of the Graduate School

10:00 a.m.


10:10 a.m.

Concurrent Faculty Panel Discussions
Panelists include Research Development Services staff and faculty members from various units at different stages of their career
Option A: Research
Option B: Scholarship and Creative Work

11:20 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

Lunch provided
Union Representatives

Jessica Neafie, Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation
Michael Dreiling, United Academics

12:00 p.m.

The UO Student
Doneka Scott, Associate Vice Provost for Student Success
Ron Bramhall, Associate Vice Provost for Academic Excellence

Student Athletes
Tim Gleason, Professor of Journalism, Faculty Athletics Representative

1:30 p.m.


1:45 p.m.

An IDEAL Campus
Vickie De Rose, Director of CoDaC
Lesley-Anne Pittard, Assistant Vice President for Campus & Community Engagement

2:00 p.m.

Teaching Excellence at UO
Sierra Dawson, Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Lee Rumbarger, Teaching Engagement Program Director

3:30 p.m.

Campus Tour
UO Ambassadors and UO Faculty Members

4:30 p.m.