2024 New Faculty Onboarding Day

Monday, September 16, 2024
9:00 a.m. to 5:00p.m. – Eugene Campus (EMU - Erb Memorial Union)

This full-day event includes opportunities to meet campus leaders, engage in sessions that support a strong start in scholarship and teaching, learn tips for developing a mentorship network and much more! The day is dynamic and ensures new faculty can begin to get to know one another and build their UO community. 

All faculty new to the UO are strongly encouraged to attend regardless of rank or title, including Tenure-Track, Visiting and Career Faculty, as well as interested Pro Tem Faculty.

DRAFT Agenda

9:00am, EMU Ballroom - Welcome & Resource Fair (coffee/tea, morning snacks)

9:30am, EMU Ballroom - New Faculty and Staff UO Community Orientation and Resource Fair , Tiffany Lundy, Associate Director Learning & Development

10:00am, EMU Ballroom and others -  Concurrent Information Sessions & Resource Fair – Round 1

10:30am, EMU Ballroom and others - Concurrent Information Sessions & Resource Fair – Round 2

11:00am, EMU Crater Lake Rooms - Cultural Humility and an Inclusive Campus, Yvette Alex-Assensoh, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion

11:30am, EMU Crater Lake Rooms - Developing your Mentorship Network, Sierra Dawson, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty & Leadership Development

11:50am, EMU Crater Lake Rooms - Introduction to United Academics Executive Team

12:00pm, EMU Crater Lake Rooms - Lunch Provided

1:00pm, EMU Crater Lake Rooms - Supporting Faculty Success, Renee Irvin, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

1:15pm, EMU Crater Lake Rooms - Support for Teaching, Lee Rumbarger, Associate Vice Provost for Teaching Engagement

2:45pm, Break

3:00pm, EMU Crater Lake Rooms - Welcome to New Faculty, Karl Scholz, President

3:10pm, EMU Crater Lake Rooms - Support for Scholarship, Research and Creative Work, AR Razdan, Vice President for Research & Innovation, and Research Administration and Innovation Directors

4:00pm - Campus tour, UO Ambassadors