Full-time faculty begin their careers at John Carroll with the 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 (AD 144, on the first floor of the Administration Building) from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Questions about NFS can be directed to Jim Krukones, Associate Academic Vice President, at jkrukones@jcu.edu, or extension 4762.

Schedule for 2015-2016:

Friday, September 11

“John Carroll and Liberal Arts Education”

Guest Facilitators:  Dr. Peter Kvidera (EN), Director, Integrative Core Curriculum; Dr. Rodney Hessinger (HS), Director, Center for Teaching and Learning

Friday, October 23

“Who Our Students Are”

Guest Facilitator:  Dr. Sherri Crahen, Dean of Students

Friday, November 13

“John Carroll and the Jesuit Mission”

Guest Facilitator:  Dr. Edward Peck, Vice President for University Mission and Identity

Friday, January 29

“The Tenure Process”

Guest Facilitators:  Dr. Margaret Farrar, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences; Dr. Alan Miciak, Dean, Boler School of Business

Friday, February 19

“Teaching, Research and Service,”

Friday, March 18

“Student Learning and Assessment”

Friday, April 8


Sunday, May 1

6:00 p.m.

End of Year Dinner