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Faculty Focus Schedule - Fall 2018


Overview of the Research Enhancement Program (REP) -- Dr. Mike Blanda, Assistant Vice-President for Research & Sponsored Programs and Ms. Michel Conroy, Professor, School of Art & Design & Chair, University REP Committee – Wednesday, September 12, 2:00-3:30pm, Alk 105/6


Effectively searching for funding -- Ms. Evy Gonzales, Director, Strategic Research Initiatives, Office of Research & Sponsored Programs and Ms. Jessica Schneider, Research Coordinator, College of Liberal Arts– Tuesday, September 18, 10:00am-12:00pm, Alk 119


A conversation on purposeful diversity and inclusion in the classroom -- Dr. Scott Bowman, Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice & Special Assistant to the Provost for Diversity & Inclusion and faculty panel – Monday, September 24, 10:00-11:30am, Alk 105/6


Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor: Advice for Assistant Professors -- Dr. Gene Bourgeois, Provost and Dr. Debbie Thorne, Associate Provost – Thursday, October 11, 2:00-4:00pm, JCK 460


Boosting Student Success and Access: The Promise of Universal Design for Learning -- Mr. Dana Willett, Director, Office of Distance & Extended Learning and panel of faculty practitioners of UDL in their classrooms – Wednesday, October 10, 10:00am-12:00pm, Alk 105/6


Fulbright: A World of Opportunities -- Ms. Daris Hale, Senior Lecturer, School of Music & Fulbright Ambassador and Fulbright faculty recipients – Thursday, October 18, 2:30-4:00pm, Alk 751A


Cash advances at TXST: What researchers need to know -- Dr. Mike Blanda, Assistant Vice-President for Research & Sponsored Programs – Tuesday, October 23, 12:30-2:00pm, Alk 105/6


Pursuing Funding from Foundations and Private Sources -- Mr. Dan Perry, Assistant Vice-President, University Advancement and Mr. Charles Vestal, Major Gift Officer, University Advancement – Thursday, November 1, 10:00-11:30am, ALK 105/6


Developing Faculty-led Study Abroad and Study-in-America Programs -- Ms. Isis de la O, Associate Director, International Affairs; Mr. Dana Willett, Director, Office of Distance & Extended Learning; and panel of faculty program leaders – Tuesday, November 6, 11:30am-1:00pm, Alk 105/6


The Graduate College: Services to faculty in support of graduate education -- Dr. Andrea Golato, Dean, Graduate College & Professor of Modern Languages; Dr. Eric Paulson, Associate Dean & Professor of Education; and Dr. Sandy Rao, Assistant Dean & Professor of Journalism – Thursday, November 15, 1:30-3:00pm, Alk 105/6


The Honor Code Online Series -- Dr. Cristian Lieneck, Associate Professor, School of Health Administration and Chair, University Honor Code Council -- posted on the Faculty Development webpage under videos


Look for additional online videos posted on the FD website throughout the year.


Dr. Bob McLean, Assistant Director of Faculty Development




For more information, please contact:

Dr. Catherine Hawkins, Director of Faculty

Christopher J. Herman, Administrative Assistant II: 512-245-2112 or