Fall 2011 Events


All times are the meeting hour (11:30-12:45) unless otherwise indicated.
Location is the CFE itself unless otherwise indicated.

Thursday, September 1: Library Liaison Meeting between Chairs and Departments. Alternate location: Library’s Instruction Room, Second Floor.

Tuesday, September 6: Advising Workshop: “Confidence Check: How Well Do You Know the McDaniel Plan?”
Wednesday, September 7: Repeated workshop, 4:10-5:15

***RESCHEDULED Thursday, September 15: “How to Read a Survey” – A Primer on using survey data, geared towards Humanities Professors led by Brian Ault (IR Director) and Sara Raley (Department of Sociology and AAC chair)

Tuesday, September 20: Part I of 3-part series: “Who Are Our Students and How Do We Meaningful Engage Them?” Dr. Casey presents information on Millennials. RSVP required; limited to 20 participants.

Wednesday, September 21, 4:00-5:00 Open House with the Faculty Development Committee. In the CFE.

Thursday, September 22: New Faculty Orientation Program continues with a discussion of teaching. By invitation only.

Tuesday, September 27: FYS Debriefing. Location: ACADEMIC HALL 300.

***Thursday, September 29: “How to Read a Survey” – A Primer on using survey data, geared towards Humanities Professors led by Brian Ault (IR Director) and Sara Raley (Department of Sociology and AAC chair) (RESCHEDULED from September 15)


Thursday, October 6: SASS Discussion with Faculty, led by Acting Director Karen Hamilton

Tuesday, October 11: Advising Workshop: First Generation Students
Workshop repeated Wednesday, October 12 4:10-5:15

RESCHEDULED Thursday, October 13: SIS: Best Practices Workshop RESCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 9 at 4:30

Thursday, October 20: Part II of 3-part series: “Who Are Our Students?” – Suzanne Nida will discuss how students learn writing – and how they are not taught. Peter Craig will discuss the difficulties facing science and math faculty with math preparation and what can be done about it.

Tuesday, October 25: ODMA will present “Creating Supportive Classroom Environments for Students from Diverse Backgrounds.”


Tuesday, November 1: Information Literacy Workshop

Tuesday, November 8: CCOS: Community Supported Education, Round-Table Discussion

Wednesday, November 9: SIS: Best Practices Workshop


Tuesday, November 15: Part III of 3-part series of “Who Are Our Students”: How Can Technology Reach our Students? Meaningfully? What are the limits of technology and this generation? Esther Iglich, Steve Kerby, Chris Mathews, Anita Thiernan will lead a discussion on this topic.

Thursday, November 17: New Faculty Orientation program continues. Meeting with FAC. By invitation only.

Tuesday, November 29: Advising Transfer Students Workshop
Workshop repeated Wednesday, November 30, 4:10-5:15


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