Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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 Wednesday, August 24                   9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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8:00 a.m.– 10:30 a.m.
W-1  New Faculty (full-time) Session with H.R.

Isabella Cannon Room, Center for the Arts

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8:15 a.m.– 9:15 a.m.

 
W-2  Faculty Standing Committee Meetings (Session 1)

 See description (below) for locations

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9:00 a.m.– 12:45 p.m.
W-3  Joining Elon Orientation Program

 Oaks 212

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9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

W-4  Faculty Standing Committee Meetings (Session 2)

See description (below) for locations

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10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

W-5  Periclean Scholars Interest Meeting

Global Commons 202

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10:45 a.m. –11:45 a.m.

W-6  Phi Beta Kappa Faculty and Staff Meeting

Belk Pavilion 201

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10:45 a.m.– 11:45 a.m.
W-7  Faculty Standing Committee Meetings (Session 3)

See description (below) for locations

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12:00 p.m.– 1:30 p.m.
W-8 Writing Across the University:  Best Practices in Writing Instruction

Belk Pavilion 208

Lunch will be served, so please RSVP to Rachel Branson by August 17

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12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
W-9 Stocking Your Toolbox:  Developing Partnerships with Disabilities Services and with Students to Ensure Disability Access

Lindner 102

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1:00 p.m.– 4:30 p.m.
W-10   Inclusive Community Conversations:  A Discussion of Anti-bias Work on Our Campus

Oaks 212

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1:00 p.m.– 2:00 p.m.
W-11  Residential Living Learning Community Advisor Meeting

McKinnon D, Moseley Center

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1:30 p.m.– 4:30 p.m.
W-12  Department Chair Workshop

Isabella Cannon Room, Center for the Arts

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2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
W-13 Residential Campus Neighborhood Planning

McKinnon D, E, F, Moseley Center

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2:00 p.m.– 3:30 p.m.
W-14 Staff Advisory Council Meeting RESCHEDULED to 8/17/16

Lindner 206

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3:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m.
W-15  Meeting of Curriculum Committees' Divisional Chairs (see below for details regarding who should attend)

Belk Library 206

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4:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m.

W-16  Advising Student Organizations

McKinnon E and F, Moseley Center

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5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
W-17 Tour of Loy Farm

Meet at the McMichael BioBus stop

RSVP

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6:00 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.

W-18 New Adjunct Faculty Orientation

Belk Pavilion 208 

RSVP (http://tinyurl.com/naforientation2016) by Wednesday, August 17

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W-1. New Faculty (full-time) Session with H.R. (8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.)

Location: Isabella Cannon Room, Center for the Arts

Representatives from the Office of Human Resources will begin benefits orientation for all new full-time faculty members. Benefit enrollment forms will be given and discussed at this time. New faculty members who have not submitted the required documents (social security card, driver’s license, deposit slip, voided check, etc.) or have not completed the new hire paperwork packet should bring the aforementioned documents to this meeting. Your passport will satisfy the I-9 form; however, the social security card is needed for payroll purposes.
NOTE: Previous Elon adjuncts who are now changing to full-time faculty status should also attend this session.

Intended Audience: All new full-time faculty members

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W-2. Committee Meetings (Session 1) (8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.)

CommitteeChairMeeting Location
Academic Standing LM Wood Alamance 304
Academic Tech/Computing Cynthia Bennett Belk Library 102
Institutional Review Board Steve Bailey Carlton 225
Religious Life Hal Vincent Alamance 204
Graduate Council Crista Arangala Alamance 207
Library Amanda Chunco Belk Library 206
Global Education Curriculum Committee Rissa Trachman Global Commons 200

Intended Audience: Open to all members of committees listed above.

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W-3. Joining Elon Orientation Program (9:00 a.m.. – 12:45 p.m.)

Location:  Oaks 212

This is an opportunity for staff who have been at Elon for less than one year to learn more about Elon University. 

Intended Audience: New Elon staff

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W-4. Faculty Standing Committee Meetings (Session 2) (9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.)

CommitteeChairMeeting Location
Faculty Research and Development Mark Kurt and Amy Overman Alamance 101
Athletics Duke Hutchings Alamance 218
Student Life Committee Alisha Horky Alamance 204
Curriculum Committee (University) Jeff Clark and Dan Wright Lindner 206
Admissions Committee  Susanne Shawyer Alamance 207
Promotions and Tenure Toddie Peters Belk Pavilion 201

Intended Audience: Open to all members of standing committees listed above.

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W-5. Periclean Scholars Interest Session (10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.)

Location: Global Commons 202

This meeting is for all faculty and staff interested in learning about the Periclean Scholars program in general and in particular about the role of the Class Mentor. There will be a short presentation about the history of the program with a special focus on how various faculty have uniquely embraced the personal and professional challenges involved in Mentoring a Class of Periclean Scholars. Questions and discussion will be encouraged.

Intended Audience: Open to all faculty and staff interested in learning more about the Periclean Scholars Program

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W-6. Phi Beta Kappa Faculty and Staff Meeting (10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.)

Location: Belk Pavilion 201

Faculty and staff members who belong to Phi Beta Kappa are encouraged to attend this session to plan Elon's PBK activities for the coming year.

Intended Audience: Open to all PBK members at Elon University

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W-7. Faculty Standing Committee Meetings (Session 3) (10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.)

Committee

Chair

Meeting Location

Council for School Partnerships

Ann Bullock

Mooney 207

Honors Advisory

Tom Mould

Lindner 207

Advisory Committee on the First Year Experience

Maurice Levesque and Rex Waters

Alamance 204

Public Health Studies Advisory Committee Cynthia Fair PSYHSS 136
Core Curriculum Council  Natalie Hart Global Commons 200
Fraternity and Sorority Life Advisory Committee Dan Fail Octogon Room, Moseley Center 105A

Intended Audience: Open to all members of the committees listed above

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W-8. Writing Across the University:  Best Practices in Writing Instruction (12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.)

Location: Belk Pavilion 208

After a brief overview of some best practices in writing instruction (with special focus on scaffolding and peer-response) participants will be invited to ask questions and get feedback on their writing assignments. The goal of this session is to provide concrete ideas, strategies, and feedback so that you can feel more confident that your writing assignments will maximize student learning and minimize your grading time. Whether you have a complete writing assignment drafted or are at the brainstorming stage, all are welcome to attend this session. Please bring any drafts you may have and also your laptop, as this will be a working session. We will also share the different ways that the Center for Writing Excellence (including the Writing Across the University program and the Writing Center) support not only faculty writing pedagogy, but faculty writing as well.

Lunch will be served, so please RSVP to Rachel Branson by August 17th  (rbranson2@elon.edu).

Intended Audience: All teaching faculty interested in getting feedback on their writing assignments and learning about best practices in writing instruction. Those working on the Writing Excellence Initiative for their majors may find this session especially helpful.

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W-9. Stocking Your Toolbox:  Developing Partnerships with Disabilities Services and with Students to Ensure Disability Access (12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.)

Location: Lindner 102

This presentation will first provide a brief overview of the University’s legal obligations to provide curricular, programmatic, and physical access to students with disabilities.  We will explore Elon’s population of students with disabilities to become familiar with our students and their needs.  Then, we will outline faculty and staff members’ rights and responsibilities toward meeting these responsibilities, as well as discuss Disabilities Services policies and procedures.  Finally, we will examine several case studies to put our new knowledge into practice.  Please bring your questions!

Intended Audience:  Open to all Elon Faculty Members

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W-10. Inclusive Community Conversations:  A Discussion of Anti-bias Work on Our Campus (1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Location: Oaks 212

This program, offered by the Office of Inclusive Community Well-Being, will help anyone who wants to interact more positively and productively with their students and colleagues from a variety of identities and perspectives. This session will provide an in-depth look at the systems to respond to and prevent bias and harassment on Elon’s campus. 

Intended Audience:  Elon staff and faculty who have not already attended an “Inclusive Community Conversation” or those who would like a refresher conversation.

Please register by clicking here.

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W-11. Residential Living Learning Community Advisor Meeting (1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.)

Location: McKinnon D, Moseley Center

This session is for all new and returning advisors to Elon residential living and learning communities. Discussion will focus on planning for the upcoming year. (LLC advisors will attend the Residential Campus Neighborhood Planning session that immediately follows.)
 

Intended audience:  New and returning advisors to Elon residential living - learning communities

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 W-12. Department Chair Workshop (1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Location: Isabella Cannon Room, Center for the Arts

This workshop will kick-off our chair development opportunities for 2016-2017.  

Intended Audience: This workshop is for all new and continuing department chairs, including associate chairs and individuals who will be interim chairs during the 2016-2017 academic year.

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W-13. Residential Campus Neighborhood Planning (2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Location: McKinnon D, E, F, Moseley Center

Members of the university community working in support of living and learning at Elon - the Residential Campus Initiative - will meet to discuss strategic goals for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Neighborhood associations will have breakout sessions during the meeting to review neighborhood plans, meet the faculty and residential staff working in the neighborhood, and to share the common calendar for the fall semester.

Intended Audience:  Residential neighborhood community directors and faculty directors, linked course faculty, living learning community (LLC) advisors, faculty affiliates, faculty-in-residence, and neighborhood association members.


W-14. Staff Advisory Council Meeting (2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

Location: Lindner 206

Intended Audience: Current members of the Staff Council 

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W-15. Meeting of the Curriculum Committees' Divisional Chairs (3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Location:  Belk Library 206

This will be an opportunity for chairs of the various curriculum committees to discuss procedure and any issues that are anticipated for the coming year.

Intended Audience:  Chairs for the University and School- and Division-based Curriculum Committees as well as committees performing curricular work that report to the University Curriculum Committee as well as any interested committee members.

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W-16. Advising Student Organizations (4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

Location: McKinnon E and F, Moseley Center

This meeting is for ANY student organization advisor, new or returning. Discussion will center on updated Elon policies and procedures for student organizations and how you can help your leaders traverse the system. Additional information will be provided on how to be an effective advisor and student motivator, and on services available for your student organization.  Join representatives from the Center for Leadership, Student Activities, and the SGA for important updates.

Intended Audience: All student organization advisors.

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W-17. Tour of Loy Farm

Location:  Meet at the McMichael BioBus stop

Interested in learning about what is happening at Loy Farm or in scheduling a Loy Farm tour for a class or student group?  Guided tour with stops at the solar farm, responsible design studio, and agricultural farm.  Parking is limited so BioBus transportation is provided to and from the site.

Click here to RSVP

Intended Audience:  Faculty and staff interested in learning about what is happening at Loy Farm.


W-18. New Adjunct Faculty Orientation (6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)

Location: Belk Pavilion 208

Important information will be available for new adjunct /part-time faculty about teaching at Elon, including expectations and resources available to you. Returning adjunct/part-time faculty members are invited to share their insights into teaching at Elon as well. Light refreshments will be served.

Intended Audience: All new adjunct/part-time faculty members.  Returning adjunct/part-time faculty members are also welcome. RSVP (http://tinyurl.com/naforientation2016) by Wednesday, August 17.

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