Welcome New Faculty!
Orientation for New College Faculty
Friday, August 15, 2014
Graylyn Conference Center


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8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome: Randall Rogan, Co-Dean of the College, Interim
9:10 a.m. Introduction to the College, José Villalba, Associate Dean of the College
  • The Office of the Dean of the College Website
  • Associate Deans and Support Staff
  • Where to go when you need help around Scholarship and Creative Work
    • Leaves, Fellowships and Funding
    • Tenure and Promotion
    • Support
    • Digital Measures Reporting System
10:00 a.m. The Office of Academic Advising – Associate Dean Christy Buchanan
10:15 a.m. Break with refreshments
10:30 a.m. Introduction to Selected University-Wide Support Systems: A Case Study Approach
  • Case Study: Helping Students Work Towards their Academic Success
    • The Teaching & Learning Center – Catherine Ross, Director
    • The Learning Assistance Office & Program – Van Westervelt, Director
    • The Writing Center – Ryan Shirey, Director
    • Faculty and Student Academic Initiatives – Anne Boyle, Associate Dean
    • Wake Forest Scholars – Tom Phillips, Director
  • Case Study: Facilitating Students’ Personal-Social Development
    • The Counseling Center – Marianne Schubert, Director
    • Student-Athlete Services – Jane Caldwell, Associate Athletic Director
    • The Women’s Center – Paige Meltzer, Director
    • LGBTQ Center – Angela Mazaris, Director
11:45 a.m. Welcome: Barbee Oakes, Assistant Provost for Diversity & Inclusion
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Wake Forest Faculty Experiences
  • Christa Coyler, Chemistry
  • Mary Dalton, Communication/Film Studies/Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Cindy Gendrich, Theatre
  • Tiffany Judy, Romance Languages
  • Ron Neal, Religion
  • Ali Sakkal, Education
2:45 p.m. Wine and Cheese Reception