New Faculty Resources

New Faculty and Lecturer Orientation

We are pleased you have decided to join us and look forward to providing the support and resources necessary to make your career at Purdue University a success. If you have any questions about programs for faculty contact the Program Manager for Faculty Affairs, Susan Grasham.

Thursday, August 17, 2023
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Please see the agenda below: 

8:00-8:30 AM Registration & Breakfast
Purdue Memorial Union, North Ballroom
8:30-9:00 AM

President Mung Chiang
Patrick Wolf
, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Diversity
Sunil Prabhakar
, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Lisa Mauer,  Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

9:00-9:45 AM Purdue: An Institution that Leads with Its Values
John Gates, Vice Provost for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging
9:45-10:30 AM Promoting Student Learning Through Being “Student Ready”
Jenna Rickus, Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning
10:30-10:45 AM Break
10:45-11:15 AM Purdue University Research
Karen Plaut, Executive Vice President for Research
11:15-11:45 AM

The Engagement Enterprise
Roberto Gallardo, Vice President for Engagement
Virginia Vought, Executive Director, Central Indiana Engagement Office
Rod Williams, Associate Vice Provost for Engagement

11:45-12:45 PM Lunch
12:30-1:30PM Information Fair  Purdue Memorial Union, South Ballroom
BREAKOUTS SESSIONS - *college groups will rotate together

Teaching Excellence Teachers  West Faculty Lounge, Purdue Memorial Union
Kimberly Illingworth, Teaching Academy Chair, Assistant Dean for Learning and Assessment, Professor Pharmacy Practice
Dawn Laux, Teaching Excellence Fellow, Associate Department Head Computer & Information Technology, Purdue Polytechnic Institute

Campus Climate and Safety  East Faculty Lounge, Purdue Memorial Union
Jefferson Howells, Jr., Director, Campus Safety and Preparedness Office
Christie Wright, Director, Office of Institutional Equity

Sponsored Research  Director's Room, Purdue Memorial Union
Beth Siple, Director, Sponsored Program Services
Sally Bond, Assistant Director, Research Development Services
Jamie Mohler, Associate Vice President for Scientific Integrity and Research Compliance


1:30-2:15 PM Breakout Session 1
2:15-2:20 PM Break
2:20-3:05 PM Breakout Session 2
3:05-3:10 PM Break
3:10-3:55 PM Breakout Session 3
3:55-4:00 PM Break
4:00-4:50 PM Final Breakout Session - Success in your Role

Faculty track: Promotion and Tenure and Beyond
North Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union
Sunil Prabhakar, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

Lecturer track: Being a Lecturer at Purdue
East Faculty Lounge, Purdue Memorial Union
Lecturers Advisory Board

4:50 - 4:55 PM Lecturers move to North Ballroom
4:55-5:00 PM Closing Remarks  Purdue Memorial Union, North Ballroom
Sunil Prabhakar, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

The 2024 New Faculty & Lecturer Oriention will be on Thursday, August 15th, 8:00am-5:00pm

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