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 8, 2017

Faculty are on contract.


Wednesday, August 23 TBC

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, 9:30 a.m.   Louis Armstrong Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus

Meeting documents: (will be live closer to the event)

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 near the pond)

Lunch Menu (coming soon)


Friday, August 25

Opening Address by President Thomas Haas


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