Office of Faculty Affairs

Orientation 2018

New Faculty Orientation @ Maryland

2018 Orientation Scheduled for August 21-22, 2018

1202 Edward St. John Learning & Teaching Center

Welcome to the University of Maryland! We are delighted that you are joining our campus community. We are committed to creating the best possible environment for you to conduct your scholarship, to inspire students through teaching, and to serve your discipline, our campus, and global communities.

As part of your arrival on campus, all new faculty members are invited to attend New Faculty Orientation. This two-day program just before Fall Semester is designed to integrate you into campus culture, and provide an overview of the policies, procedures, resources, and services available to you. You will hear from various members of the faculty, staff, and administration who will lead sessions and share experiences and insights to assist in your acclimation to the University.

The program will:

  • Provide an introduction to the campus and community, including resources and services;
  • Describe the expectations and responsibilities of faculty;
  • Outline policies and procedures that guide faculty life;
  • Orient faculty to their roles in teaching, research and service; and
  • Familiarize faculty with mentoring and professional development opportunities.

We want to make your transition to campus as smooth as possible. Please explore the information and links to resources for new faculty on our website. If you have any questions, please reach out to let us know at 301.405.6803 or faculty@umd.edu. We look forward to meeting you at orientation and working with you throughout your career at Maryland!

Sincerely,
John Bertot
Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs

UMD
 
UMD

New Administrators Orientation

2018 Orientation Scheduled for August 14-15, 2018

Congratulations and welcome to your new role on campus! We are excited to work with you in shaping the administrative framework of your colleges, schools and departments. As part of this transition, all new administrators are invited to attend New Administrators Orientation. This two-day program is designed to introduce you to overall unit management, and provide support to assist in your leadership and development.

The program will:

  • Outline university policies, procedures and administrative responsibilities;
  • Provide guidance on how to review and manage shared budgets;
  • Familiarize administrators with supporting internal/campus needs and requirements;
  • Describe ways to create an inclusive environment for all faculty members in line with the strategic goals of the university;
  • Review policy compliance guidelines and crisis management plans; and
  • Provide an overview of:
    • Appointment, Promotion & Tenure (APT) for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty (TTK); and
    • Appointment, Evaluation & Promotion (AEP) for Professional Track Faculty (PTK).

We want to make this transition as smooth as possible. Please explore the information and links to resources for new administrators on our website. If you have any questions, please reach out to let us know at 301.405.6803 or faculty@umd.edu. We look forward to our continued work together!

Sincerely,
John Bertot
Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs

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