Wednesday, August 23, 2017

For a new or replacement University Directory Photograph, visit University Communications, on the corner of Antioch and Trollinger Avenues, during the times below. No appointment is necessary.

Wednesday, August 23: 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.
New Faculty (full-time) Session with Human Resources

Isabella Cannon Room, Center for the Arts

Description

8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m.

 
Faculty Standing Committee Meetings (Session 1)

See description (below) for locations

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8:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Joining Elon Orientation Program

Oaks 212

Please click here to pre-register on the calendar tab of the Office of Leadership and Professional Development website.

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9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Faculty Standing Committee Meetings (Session 2)

See description (below) for locations

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10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Periclean Scholars Interest Meeting

Global Commons 202

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10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Phi Beta Kappa Faculty and Staff Meeting

Belk Pavilion 201

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

See description (below) for locations

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12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
The Center for Writing Excellence: Best Practices in Writing Instruction

Belk Pavilion 208

Lunch will be served, so please rsvp here for The Center for Writing Excellence: Best Practices in Writing Instruction by August 17

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12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Department Chair Workshop

Isabella Cannon Room, Center for the Arts

Lunch provided: Email Rachel Rogers (rrogers@elon.edu) to RSVP

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1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Residential Campus Neighborhood Planning

McKinnon D, E, F, Moseley Center

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1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Inclusive Community Conversations: A Workshop that Explores Issues of Inclusion and Anti-Bias Efforts in Elon's Community

Oaks 212

Please click here to register for Inclusive Community Conversations with Leigh-Anne Royster.

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3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Meeting of School-and Division- based Curriculm Chairs 

Belk Library 206

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4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Advising Student Organizations

McKinnon E & F, Moseley Center

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5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

New Adjunct Faculty Orientation

Belk Pavilion 208 

Click here to rsvp for New Adjunct Faculty Orientation by Wednesday, August 16

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

Please note new meeting location:
Meet in front of the Center for the Arts

Click here to rsvp for the tour of Loy Farm.
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New Faculty (full-time) Session with Human Resources (8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.)

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.

Intended Audience: All new full-time faculty members.

NOTE: Previous Elon adjuncts who are now changing to full-time faculty status should also attend this session.

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Faculty Standing Committee Meetings (Session 1) (8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m.)

CommitteeChairMeeting Location
Academic Standing Doug Redington Alamance 304
Academic Technology/Computing Ben Hannam Belk Library 102
Global Education Curriculum Committee Svetlana Nepocatcyn Global Commons 300
Graduate Council Caroline Ketcham  Alamance 207
Institutional Review Board Steve Bailey Carlton 225
Library Committee Erin Gillespie Belk Library 206
Religious and Spiritual Life  Bill Anderson Alamance 204

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

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Joining Elon Orientation Program (8:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.)

Oaks 212

This is an opportunity for staff who have been at Elon for less than one year to learn more about Elon University. Requires pre-registration through the Office of Leadership & Professional Develpment. Please click here to pre-register on the calendar tab of the Office of Leadership and Professional Development website.

Intended Audience: New Elon staff

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

CommitteeChairMeeting Location
Admissions Committee Jen Guy Metcalf Alamance 207 
Athletics Chris Harris  Field House 239F
Core Curriculum Council  Danny Lainer  Global Commons 200
Curriculum Committee  Crista Arangala Linder 206
Faculty Research and Development Diane Duffy  Alamance 101
Promotions and Tenure Ben Evans  Belk Pavilion 201
Student Life Committee Kate Upton Alamance 204

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

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

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

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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Faculty Committee Meetings (Session 3) (10:45 a.m. -11:45 a.m.)

Committee

Chair

Meeting Location

Advisory Committee on the First Year Experience Maurice Levesque Alamance 204

Honors Advisory Committee 

Lynn Huber 

Lindner 207

Teacher Education Committee Ann Bullock  Mooney 207

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

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The Center for Writing Excellence: Best Practices in Writing Instruction (12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.)

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 here for The Center for Writing Excellence: Best Practices in Writing Instruction by August 17.

Intended Audience: Chairs of departments beginning their WEI work this year and faculty selected to tak leadership roles within the department

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Department Chair Workshop (12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.)

Isabella Cannon Room, Center for the Arts

This workshop will kick-off our chair development opportunities for 2017-2018. This session will include time with the task force on department chairs, training on the new curriculum management system, and work defining goals for this academic year. 

Lunch provided: Email Rachel Rogers (rrogers@elon.edu) to RSVP

Intended Audience: This workshop is for all new and continuing department chairs, including associate chairs and individuals who will be interim chairs during the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Residential Campus Neighborhood Planning (1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.)

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 2017-2018 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.

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Inclusive Community Conversations: A Workshop that Explores Issues of Inclusion and Anti-Bias Efforts in Elon's Community (1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.)

Oaks 212

This three and a half hour, interactive workshop will work toward developing a shared language around bias awareness, deepening our understanding of the complexity of identities, and practicing responding to incidents of bias. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in personal reflection as well as small and large group discussion. There will also be an overview of resources on Elon's campus to help you navigate learning more about identity and constructively responding to incidents of bias.

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

Please click here to register for Inclusive Community Conversations with Leigh-Anne Royster.

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Meeting of School-and Division-Based Curriculum Committee Chairs (3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.)

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

McKinnon E & 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, how to naviagate PhoenixCONNECT, and on services for your student organization. Join representatives from the Center for Leadership, Student Invovlement, and the SGA for important updates. 

Intended Audience: Directed to any faculty advisors, but open to all members of Elon University 

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New Adjunct Faculty Orientation (5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.)

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. Click here to rsvp for New Adjunct Faculty Orientation by Wednesday, August 16.


Tour of Loy Farm (5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m.) 

Please note new meeting location:
Meet in front of the Center for the Arts

This is a guided tour at Loy Farm and includes the solar farm, responsible design studio and food and farming system operations. Parking is limited so BioBus transportation is provided to and from the site.

Click here to RSVP for the tour.

Intended Audience: Faculty and staff interested in scheduling a Loy Farm Tour for a class or student group and/or learning about what is happening at Loy Farm.