New Faculty Orientation

Rutgers University–New Brunswick is a large, complex institution that can take some getting to know. That's why every new academic year the provost hosts New Faculty Orientations to help the institution's newest faculty members understand how—and why—Rutgers works.

2020 New Faculty Orientation

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Thursday, August 20, 2020
1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

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2019 New Faculty Orientation

View presentations below from the New Faculty Orientation, which was held on Thursday, August 29, 2019, at the Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health.

9:30 a.m.

Check-in and Breakfast

10:00 a.m.

Greetings and Introduction
Prabhas V. Moghe, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Research and Academic Affairs

10:10 a.m.

Rutgers University: The Big Picture (PPT)
Christopher J. Molloy, Chancellor

10:20 a.m.

Research and Scholarship (PPT)

  • Research Development and Grant Submission
    Marika Dunn, Senior Research Specialist, Office of the Provost
    Sacha Patera, Associate Vice President, Rutgers Corporate Engagement Center
  • Fostering Integrative Humanities
    Henry Turner, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research–Humanities & Arts
  • Research Support from Private Foundations
    Jill Bond, Associate Vice President, Foundation Relations
11:15 a.m.

Faculty Development and Success

11:35 a.m.

Inclusion at Rutgers (PPT)
Anna Branch, Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement
Sunita Kramer, Assistant Vice Provost

11:50 a.m.

Promotion and Tenure: Overview of Process and Procedures (PPT)

  • Tenure Track Faculty
    Barbara A. Lee, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Non-Tenure Track Faculty
    Karen R. Stubaus, Vice President for Academic Affairs
12:35 p.m.


1:20 p.m.

New Brunswick Libraries (PPT)
Dee Magnoni, Assistant Vice President for Information Services

1:35 p.m.

Our Students and Student Services

2:05 p.m.

Tools for Effective Teaching & Enhancing Student Learning

  • Center for Teaching Advancement and Assessment Research
    Monica Devanas, Director, Teaching Evaluation and Faculty Development
    Chris Drue, Associate Director of Teaching Evaluation
    Christina Bifulco, Instructional Course Designer
  • Enhancing Student Learning
    Stacey Blackwell, Senior Director, Learning Centers
2:45 p.m.

Faculty Panel Discussion: What I Wish I Knew My First Year
Professor Arthur Guarino, Rutgers Business School
Professor Mehdi Javanmard, School of Engineering
Professor Ines Rauschenbach, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Professor Naomi R. Williams, School of Management and Labor Relations

3:45 p.m.

Historic Gains of our Faculty Union
Professor Todd Wolfson, President, Rutgers AAUP-AFT

4:15 p.m.

Reception with Deans and New Faculty