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New Faculty Orientation

Each August, an orientation program for new University faculty is held. The program is for all new faculty (all ranks of professors, lecturers, research faculty, extension agents, visiting faculty) who have begun at the University in the past twelve months. Click here to register for the orientation.

Stamp Student Union | Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The preliminary Orientation Program appears below. In addition, click here for a list of useful campus links.

8:30-9:00

Registration and Breakfast

9:00-9:45

Being Faculty at Maryland

9:45-10:00

Break

10:00-11:15

Session I (choice of one of these)

  • Tenured/Tenure-Track & Instructional Faculty
    Teaching Effectively, Teaching Efficiently -- presented by TLTC
  • Research Faculty
    Life on Soft Money -- panel discussion with senior research faculty

11:15-11:30

Break

11:30-12:15

Office of Diversity & campus initiatives including ADVANCE

12:15-1:15

Lunch with fellow attendees and senior faculty

1:15-1:30

Break

1:30-3:00

Session II (choice of one of these)

  • Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty
    Appointment, Promotion and Tenure 101, followed by
    Discussion in Discipline Groups w/ Senior Faculty
  • Professional Track Faculty
    PTK @ UMD

3:00-4:00

Information Fair & Happy Hour