Academic Year Start Up Events 2017

Summary of Scheduled Events for Faculty and Staff During the "Start Up Week" 2017

[Note: New Tenure Track Faculty have additional events]


August 6, 2017

Faculty are on contract.


Wednesday, August 23

The 23rd Annual Fall Conference on Teaching and Learning
Sponsored by the Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center

Eberhard Conference Center

Pew Grand Rapids Campus

For more information, visit or email

Register on


Thursday, August 24

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty and Staff Meeting

Faculty and Staff Meeting, 9:15 a.m.   Louis Armstrong Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus

Meeting documents:


New Faculty Biographies 
New Visiting, Affiliate, Staff and Retirees
Personnel Decisions 
CLAS Faculty and Staff Awards

CLAS Faculty on CLAS and University Committees

Followed by “Follow the Dean to Lunch” (Thornapple Room and tent near the pond)

Lunch Menu 

Grilled Chicken Breast (Made without Gluten)  
Malibu Burgers (Vegan)
Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Pickles and Cheese Platters
Ketchup, Mustard and Mayo
Fresh Bakery Buns (GF upon request)
Fresh Fruit Salad (Vegan, Made without Gluten)
Kettle Chips 
Ice Cream Novelties/assorted cookies

Assorted Soda and Bottled Water

Friday, August 25

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