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Faculty Development

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Faculty Focus Schedule - Spring 2019

Schedule is subject to change; please check periodically for the most up-to-date information.

Promotion to Full Professor: Advice for Associate Professors -- Dr. Gene Bourgeois, Provost, and Dr. Debbie Thorne, Associate Provost – Wednesday, February 6, 2019; 10am -12pm , JCK 460

Design Thinking – Dr. Ron Hass, Senior Lecturer, Honors College, and Dr. Peter Tschirhart, Associate Dean, Honors College – Thursday, February 7, 2018; 10am – 12pm, JCK 460

Crafting Competitive Research Questions and Methodology for External Funding Proposals -- Dr. Larry Price, Director, MMSA and Professor, CLAS – Monday, February 11, 2019; 10am -12pm, ALK 105/06

AIM Here: How to Incorporate Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) into Your Courses—Mr. Dana Willett, Director, Office of Distance & Extended Learning, and Faculty Panel (TBA) – Wednesday, February 19, 2019; 10am - 11:30am, ALK 105/06

Enhancing student research: From the QEP to the Graduate College – Dr. Andrea Golato, Dean, The Graduate College, Professor of Modern Languages; Dr. Eric Paulson, Associate Dean of The Graduate College and Professor, College of Education; Dr. Wesley Jennings, Professor and Doctoral Program Coordinator, School of Criminal Justice; and Dr. Erina Duganne, Associate Professor and Area Coordinator for Art History – Wednesday, February 27, 2019; 12pm -1:30pm, ALK 105/06

Navigating the external funding landscape – Ms. Evy Gonzales, Director of Strategic Research Initiatives – Tuesday, March 5, 2109;10:30am -12pm,ALK 105/06

Using Social Media as a Tool for Pursuing Your Professional Agenda -- Dr. Rodney Rohde, Professor & Chair of Clinical Laboratory Science & Associate Dean, College of Health Professions, Dr. Pat Shields, Professor, Department of Political Science & Scholarly Journal Editor, Dr. Floyd Quinn, Lecturer, Department of Management – Thursday, March 14, 2019; 10am -12pm, ALK 105/06

Integrating Research and Teaching into a Cohesive Scholarly Agenda Across Your Career -- Dr. Melinda Villagran, Director, Center for Translational Health Research & Professor of Communications Studies, and Faculty Panel (TBA) – Wednesday, March 27, 2019; 12pm - 2pm, ALK 105/06

Fostering a Campus Culture of Inclusion and Respect -- Dr. Scott Bowman, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice & Special Assistant to the Provost for Inclusion & Diversity, Ameerah McBride, J.D., Chief Diversity Officer, Director of Equity & Access & Title IX Coordinator, and Faculty Panel (TBA) – Tuesday, April 2, 2019; 11am -1pm, ALK 105/06


Group photo of NTTO 2018-2019

                                                    Group photo of 2018-2019 NTTO

To sign up for these workshops, go to the Faculty Development listing on the Sign Up Tool website

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Catherine Hawkins, Director of Faculty

Mary Garcia, Administrative Assistant II: 512-245-2112 or