College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Summary of Scheduled Events for New Tenure Track Faculty During the “Startup Weeks”

Wednesday, August 13 

Academic and Student Affairs Division Orientation for New Faculty  (Day 1 of 2-Day Provost Sponsored Orientation)

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Kirkhof Center & Mary Idema Pew Library Learning & Information Commons

Allendale Campus

Details regarding this 2-day event are mailed by the Provost Office.

 

Wednesday, August 13

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences New Faculty Social 

A reception/dinner for new CLAS tenure-track faculty and their families.

A letter of invitation has been mailed separately.

6:00 p.m. Beverage Reception

6:30 p.m. Buffet Dinner

Alumni House and Visitor Center, Grand Valley State University, Allendale Campus

RSVP

New Faculty RSVP here

Unit Heads RSVP here

Menu for the CLAS New Faculty Social: coming soon

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Biographical sketches of our new colleagues coming soon

 

Thursday, August 14

Academic and Student Affairs Division Orientation for New Faculty  (Day 2 of 2-Day Provost Sponsored Orientation)

8:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

L. William Seidman Center

Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus

Details regarding this 2-day event are mailed by the Provost Office.

 

Tuesday, August 19 

2014 Grand Valley State University Faculty and Staff Picnic on the Plaza

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Great Lakes Plaza, Allendale.

While there, take a stroll to see the newly renovated James H. Zumberge Hall, Au Sable Hall, and the Marilyn E. Zumberge Garden.

Casual Attire.  Parking Available in Any Faculty/Staff Lot

RSVP to presidentrsvp@gvsu.edu before August 11th.  For more information, please contact Jill Craig at craigji@gvsu.edu or (616) 331-2183. 

 

Wednesday, August 20

The 20th Annual Fall Conference on Teaching & Learning
Sponsored by the Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center

8:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Eberhard Conference Center

Guest are encouraged to park in the Conference Guest Parking Lot on Fulton Street, underneath the U.S. 131 overpass.

For more information, visit www.gvsu.edu/ftlc or email ftlc@gvsu.edu.  To register, please visit:  http://gvsu.edu/seminar/ under the Teaching & Learning category.

 

Thursday, August 21

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty and Staff Meeting

Coffee and conversation

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

Faculty and Staff Meeting

10:00 a.m.   Louis Armstrong Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus
Meeting Documents

Agenda
2014 New Faculty Biographies
2014 New Visiting, Affiliate Staff and Retirees
Personnel Decisions
2014 CLAS Faculty and Staff Awards

 

Followed by “Follow the Dean to Lunch” (Location TBD)

Lunch Menu

 

 

Friday, August 22

Opening Address by President Thomas Haas

10:00 a.m.   Louis Armstrong Theatre

GVSU Opening Convocation

11:30 a.m.   Fieldhouse Arena

(Robing begins 20 minutes prior to the ceremony in the Fieldhouse Dance Studio.)

All-Campus Picnic Lunch

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.   Parking Lot C

RSVP for Convocation by visiting http://www.gvsu.edu/dos/convocation.htm

Information about this event available here.

CLAS faculty and staff are especially encouraged to attend.

 

 

 

 

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