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New Faculty Orientation Sessions
Summer 2019
Monday, August 19, 2019 Clark University Community and Campus Orientation
9:00-10:30 Tour of Worcester Jack Foley, Front Gate
10:35 One-Card Procurement ASEC 325
10:45-11:00 Meet the Registrar John Ohotnicky, ASEC 316
11:00-11:45 Benefits Overview/Human Resources Jen Hunt, ASEC 413
11:45-12:30 Intro to Banner/Accessing Start-up Funds Paul Wykes, Tony Penny, Kathy Cannon, ASEC 202
12:30-1:30 Lunch Break/ photos w/ MarCom Steve King
Fuller Room 422, Library
 1:30 Library Intro/ Faculty Privileges Arthur & Shea, Lib 218
2:30 ATS/ Moodle Introduction

Joanne Dolan

Fuller Rm 422, Library

4:00 Campus Tour Admissions
4:45 Day Ends
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Tower Hill Botanical Garden
8:30-9:00a.m. Arrival; Breakfast Everyone
9:00-9:10 Welcome David Angel
9:10-9:30 Meet the Administration: Clark Vision Provost Baird, Deans
9:30-10:30 Ice-Breakers and Community-Building New Faculty and Mentors
10:30-11:00 Research at Clark Aoyama, DRGS
11:00-11:30 Teaching at Clark Huang, DoC/ Ross, CETL
11:30-11:45 Service and Faculty Governance Williams, Faculty Vice-Chair
11:45-1:00 Lunch and enjoy the gardens
1:00-2:00 The First Three Years: Junior Faculty Roundtable Pre-tenure Faculty
2:00-2:30 What’s On Your Mind? Open Q&A Provost and Deans
2:30-2:45 Dangling Logistics Amy Lee
3:00 Adjourn
New Faculty Orientation Sessions
Fall Semester 2019
Friday, September 6, 2019 Mentoring 101: How to Get What You Need to Thrive in the Academy*
2:00-5:00p.m. Dr. Anthony Ocampo, NCFDD ASEC 202
Learn strategies for how to identify your mentorship needs and work productively with mentors.
Friday, September 20, 2019 Personnel Processes in Academic Affairs: Reappointment, Tenure & Promotion
2:00-3:30 p.m.

Provost Davis Baird, Dean Esther Jones,

COP Chair Noel Lazo

ASEC 202
Insight into institutional citizenship & responsibilities as TT faculty and accompanying promotion processes.
Friday, October 11, 2019 Supporting Students of Concern with Division of Student Affairs
2:30-3:30 “Know Your Role” Title IX Training ASEC 202
3:30-4:30 Protocols and Resources for Supporting Students of Concern with Student Affairs Staff ASEC 202
Clark’s protocols and resources for supporting students of concern or in distress.
Friday, November 1, 2019 Clark Curriculum, Teaching & Learning, & Advising
2:30-3:00 Understanding the Core Curriculum [LEEP] ASEC 202
3:00-3:30 Teaching Support [CETL]
3:30-4:00 Student Advising at Clark
4:00-4:30 Registrar Processes
Introduction to teaching and advising support and related processes and procedures.
Friday, November 15, 2019 Supporting Student Success
2:30-4:00 Understanding Clark’s Retention/Persistence Efforts ASEC 202
Introduction to the programs that help students attain the academic and social support they need to be successful.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019  Setting Your Scholarly Research or Creative Agenda
2:30-4:00 Planning for Professional Productivity ASEC 202
A workshop focusing on planning a productive research or creative agenda up to reappointment.


Contact Information

The Dean of Faculty

Office Location
  • Clark University
    Geography Building, Room 210
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610-1477
  • 1-508-793-7377
  • esjones[at]clarku[dot]edu