Faculty and Administrator Orientations

New Faculty Orientation

NFO 2018


Join your colleagues for new faculty orientation, which provides new faculty with opportunities to network with fellow new colleagues and learn more about Wayne State University. Session topics include evidence-based teaching practices, research resources, shared governance, faculty union information, and other resources to assist with your transition to Wayne State University.

Union of Part-Time Faculty Orientation

Wayne State University supports the professional development of part-time faculty with Union of Part-Time Faculty (UPTF) Fall and Winter Welcome Back Orientations. Join colleagues to meet and interact with your colleagues from a range of disciplines while learning more about teaching and learning at WSU and resources available to you. As part of this event, the Office for Teaching and Learning (OTL) facilitates an interactive workshop on improving classroom management skills.


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New Chair Orientation

NFO 2018

Department chairs advance the mission of the university by their enabling faculty, staff, and students to engage in high quality research, scholarly, and creative pursuits and to advance in their career and professional development. New chairs are invited to attend this one-day session to discuss leading from "the middle", contractual issues, and other topics of interest to new chairs. Ongoing chair training is also available to continue your professional development as a chair.