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September
10

NFI meeting: Informational Sessions

3:00-4:00 pm; Office of Faculty Development (Library 220)                   

Welcome Reception for New Faculty and Librarians

4:00-5:00 pm; OFD Lounge

September 
17

NFI Meeting

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

An Overview of Student Support Services Available to Students   

and Faculty
During this session, a few senior Student Affairs staff will share information and referral contacts pertaining to the services and supports that faculty are likely to utilize in their efforts to support students.  Information will also be shared that supports faculty  involvement with student life outside the classroom.

September
24

NFI Meeting: Grants and Research

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

Lou Goodman, Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development, and Andrew Karberg, Director of Research Compliance, will discuss and answer questions on commercial ventures and on institutional compliance. Elena Glatman, Director of Office of Research Administration, will discuss the grants and research opportunities available for UMass Dartmouth faculty.

October
1

NFI Meeting: Provost and Deans meeting

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

Provost Karim and the Deans from the different colleges will come to discuss contract renewals, tenure, teaching, research and service. 

October 
8

NFI Meeting: Midterm Evaluations

3:00-5:00 pm; CCB 115

Facilitator: Cathy Smilan, Art Education, OFD Assistant Director

An informal discussion of mid-semester teaching evaluations.

October
15

NFI Meeting: Tenure/Contract Renewals/Annual Reviews

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314

This session will be followed by a discussion on creating a tenure plan

* Note – there will be follow up sessions in the Spring on writing annual reviews and on 3rd/4th contract renewal narratives.

October 
22

NFI Meeting: Service Learning / College Now

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 314                                   

--Service Learning: Matt Roy, Asst Provost and Director of the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement, will discuss service learning on our campus.

--College Now: Anne Boisvert, Asst Director of Alternative Admissions, will explain the College Now/START program and how faculty can assist students who are in the program.

 October 
29

No NFI - Enjoy the week off!

November
5

NFI Meeting: COIN and Academic Advising

3:00-5:00 pm; Library 225

Academic Advising Workshop

  November

12

NFI Meeting: Grant Writing

3:00-4:00 pm; Library 314

Facilitator: Chris Eisenhart (ENL), Chair, English Dept. 

This is an introductory session on grant writing. More and more there is an emphasis on being able to write grants to support projects, even for faculty in disciplines not traditionally seen as self-funding. Experienced grant writers will benefit from the opportunity to practice as reviewers and also from Chris’s contacts in the Professional Writing Program.

November
19

NFI Meeting: Teaching

3:00-5:00 pm; CCB 115

Facilitator: Cathy Smilan

A discussion of reflective teaching practices that can lead to growth/change.

November 
26

Free Week. Enjoy Thanksgiving!

December 
3

NFI final meeting: Reflecting on the Semester

3:00-4:00 pm; Office of Faculty Development

End of semester discussion and survey

Please stay and join your colleagues for some wine and cheese!

   

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