Full-time faculty begin their careers at John Carroll with New Faculty Seminar, a year-long series of collegial discussions about aspects of life at John Carroll, including: liberal education, mission and identity, teaching and research, student life, and paths to tenure and promotion.  All sessions will take place in the Faculty Lounge from 3:30-5:00 p.m. with light refreshments available. Questions about NFS can be directed to Anne Kugler, Associate Academic Vice President for Faculty Development and Summer Programs, at akugler@jcu.edu, or extension 4770.

Schedule for 2014-2015:

Friday, September 12

“John Carroll and Liberal Arts Education,” facilitate by Peter Kvidera, Director of Core Curriculum; followed by dinner at Anatolia Cafe.

Friday, October 24

“Who Our Students Are,”  facilitated by Sherri Crahen, Dean of Students.

Friday, November 14

“John Carroll and the Jesuit Mission,” facilitated by Ed Peck, Vice President for University Mission and Identity.

Friday, January 16

“The Tenure Process,” facilitated by Graciela Lacueva, Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences; Karen Schuele, Dean, Boler School of Business; and Jeanne Colleran, Provost and Academic Vice President.

Friday, February 13

“Teaching, Research and Service,” facilitated by recently-tenured faculty, Medora Barnes, Department of Sociology and Criminology and Chrystal Bruce, Department of Chemistry.

Friday, March 13

“Student Learning and Assessment” facilitated by Kathleen Lis Dean, Assistant Vice President for Planning and Institutional Effectiveness, and Todd Bruce, Director of Assessment

Friday, April 10

“Governance,” facilitated by Roy Day, Chair, and Barbara D’Ambrosia, Vice Chair, Faculty Council.

Sunday, May 3

6:00 p.m.

End of Year Dinner