FOR PART-TIME FACULTY
NEW PART-TIME FACULTY ORIENTATION
Held each fall and winter, the orientation provides an introduction to GVSU, helpful guidance in planning your courses, an introduction to technology and library resources for faculty. For more information and to register, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PART-TIME FACULTY HANDBOOK
What New Part-time Faculty Need to Know, is a manual of useful information for part-time faculty. In it you will find a list of important university and teaching resources, including Blackboard and other technology resources as well as a checklist for getting started that might be a helpful resource as you navigate your way into the university. Please take time to review the policies and procedures outlined in this handbook as they pertain to your teaching assignment. You will also find here an addendum which highlights university administrative manual language pertaining to part-time faculty.
LINKS TO IMPORTANT RESOURCES FOR NEW
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT
Christine Rener, at email@example.com. in The Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center
GVSU PART-TIME FACULTY NETWORK
Among the functions of the part-time faculty network (PTFN) are the following:
To provide a confidential forum for the discussion of issues important to part-time faculty.
To encourage and promote teaching effectiveness through a variety of
To promote, stimulate and affirm part-time faculty in the life of the
To advocate for part-time faculty as viable members of academic
To provide feedback to the Director of Part-time Faculty and support on initiatives to improve working conditions for part-time faculty.
To foster job satisfaction and retention of part-time faculty university-wide.
The PTFN will be led by the Part-time Faculty Advisory Council (PTFAC),
PART-TIME FACULTY ADVISORY COUNCILThis important advisory group collaborates closely with the FTLC and serves in an advisory role to the Provost’s Office. The PTFAC convenes once a month or otherwise, as determined by its members.
PART-TIME FACULTY ADVISORY COMMITTEE 2013-2014
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