Summary of Scheduled Events for New Tenure Track Faculty During the "Startup Weeks" 2017

Wednesday, August TBA

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 and Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons

Allendale Campus

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

 

Wednesday, August 16

CLAS New Faculty Social*

 

Date:  Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Time:  6:00 p.m.   Beverage Reception

           6:30 p.m.   Dinner

Location:  GVSU Alumni House and Visitor Center

*By Invitation Only

 

RSVP

New Tenure Track Faculty RSVP  here 

Unit heads and new faculty mentors RSVP  here

Menu for the CLAS New Faculty Social and biographical sketches are posted on the event page.

New faculty bio sketches  

Thursday, August TBA

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

8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Richard M. DeVos Center

Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus

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

 

Tuesday, August TBA

2016 Grand Valley State University Faculty and Staff Picnic  (always check your invitation for confirmation of details)

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Fieldhouse

Allendale Campus

Mingle with colleagues and friends to launch a robust new year and celebrate the Laker Effect — the collective impact of our Grand Valley community on students, our state, and beyond.

Casual Attire

Parking Available in Any Faculty/Staff Lot

RSVP to presidentrsvp@gvsu.edu before August 17th.  For more information, please contact Jill Craig of the Office of the President at craigji@gvsu.edu or (616) 331-2183.

 

Wednesday, August TBA

The 22nd Annual Fall Conference on Teaching and Learning

Sponsored by the Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center

 

8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Eberhard Conference Center

Pew Grand Rapids Campus

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.  

Register on www.gvsu.edu/sprout

Thursday, August 24

CLAS Faculty and Staff Meeting

Date:  Thursday, August 24, 2017

Time:  9:30 a.m.  CLAS Faculty and Staff Meeting**

Location:  Louis Armstrong Theatre

 

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

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

CLAS Faculty on CLAS and University Committees

 

 

 

Lunch Menu 

  • TBA

Friday, August 25

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.)



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