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New Faculty Orientation

Hosted by the CFDA, New Faculty Orientation is packed with critical information, resources and support for new faculty at the University of Colorado Denver.  The two-day event offers tips on navigating the University system, advice on tapping resources to support teaching and research, key introductions to University contacts and, information on tenure, promotion, andInstructional, Research, and Clinical Faculty (IRC) support​.

We're excited for New Faculty Orientation 2020, please stay posted to learn more. If you missed this past year's orientation and you are interested in attending next year, please let us know.​

New Faculty Orientation Schedule

Monday, August 10, 2020 (Tentative)
8:15 am - 4:30 pm - Virtual 

These time frames are flexible, as things will shift during the day. 

​Time ​Activity ​Person
​8:00 am - 9:00 am ​Check-in and continental breakfast ​Center for Faculty Development & Advancement 
9:00 am - 9:30 am


Rod Nairn, Provost
Linda Bowman, Vice Provost
Margaret Wood, Associate Vice Chancellor 
​9:30 am - 10:30 am
Getting to Know New Faculty
Who We Are by the Numbers

Director, CFDA
​10:30 am - 10:45 am ​Student Success ​Margaret Wood, Associate Vice Chancellor
​10:45 am - 10:50 am ​Break
​11:00 am - 12:15 pm ​Break-Out Sessions
​12:15 am - 1:30 pm ​Lunch & Resource Fair
​1:45 pm - 4:15 pm ​Panel Discussions
How Can You Help Us to Succeed? (Student Panel) 

The Teaching Life

Meaning of Service

Being Successful in Research

​Storm Gloor, CFDA Faculty Fellow
​Wrap Up & Final Questions
​4:30 pm ​Optional Social Hour - Tivoli

Support Beyond NFO

After New Faculty Orientation it is easy to get lost in the demands of your new position. Stay in touch with other new faculty and develop the knowledge and skills to be successful in your academic career by participating in the CFDA First Year Faculty Experience and/or Faculty Mentoring Program. Both are designed to help you maximize your time, build important professional relationships, and develop your skills.  


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