NEW FACULTY LEARNING COMMUNITY
Calendar of Events
SEPTEMBER 1 and 2
New Faculty Orientation
SEPTEMBER 30, 4:00-5:15
Skidmore Students; Skidmore Culture; Campus Climate. How are you settling into your departments and programs?
OCTOBER 28, 4:00-5:15
Strategies for classroom dynamics and diversity discussions: to whom should you talk to process your questions, concerns, successes, or difficulties?
NOVEMBER 18, 4:00-5:15
Grading, unsatisfactory notices and keeping students motivated: Saying the right thing at the right time to the right people
DECEMBER 9, 4:00-5:15
Celebrating the end of the Semester! Preparing for student evaluations, end of semester issues, and using winter break for reconnection, scholarship, grant applications, and rejuvenation.
JANUARY 27, 4:00-5:15
How to read student evaluations: When and why gender, race, and academic discipline make a difference
FEBRUARY (DATE TBA)
Committee on Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure meets with new tenure-track faculty
MARCH 31, 4:00-5:15
Advising; planning for next semester
APRIL 21, 4:00-5:15
Making the most of your summer: scholarship, collaborative faculty/student projects; teaching summer school. And, celebrating the end of they year!
*** ALL MEETINGS WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY AFTERNOONS IN THE WELLER ROOM, 212 LIBRARY, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED