New Faculty Orientation

a graphic that says welcome to the u! The text is in all caps and white except for the u which is the University of Miami logo. The background is a mix of orange and light green with some gold confetti. a graphic that says welcome to the u! The text is in all caps and white except for the u which is the University of Miami logo. The background is a mix of orange and light green with some gold confetti.
New faculty are provided information on available resources related to teaching, research, and other scholarly activities.

Overview

The Platform for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (PETAL) and the Office of Faculty Affairs partner together to provide an orientation for faculty new to the University of Miami. During orientation, faculty are provided information on available resources related to teaching, research, and other scholarly activities. Faculty also get to meet key support staff from various departments in addition to connecting with their fellow colleagues.  

2023 Orientation

This event has passed. Please return to this webpage for details on 2024's Orientation later in the academic year. 

Join us for New Faculty Orientation! This year the event will take place Tuesday, August 15 at the Kislak Center from 9 am- 2 pm. Light breakfast, lunch, and refreshments will be provided. 

At the New Faculty Orientation get ready to dive into a range of topics related to teaching, research, and other scholarly pursuits. You’ll meet your support teams from faculty affairs, research administration, educational innovation, and Title IX. You'll also discover different resources available at the University to support you and your work during our faculty resource fair. Lastly, don’t miss the chance to engage in an exclusive Q&A session with the Provost!We can't wait to meet you and support your journey as new faculty at the U!

Agenda

Time

Session

9:00 AM-9:30 AM Breakfast
9:30 AM-9:50 AM Opening Remarks
9:50 AM-10:00 AM Faculty Development and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
10:00 AM-10:15 AM UM Libraries
10:15 AM-10:30 AM Workplace Equity and Inclusion & Title IX
10:30 AM- 10:40 AM Faculty Senate
10:40 AM- 11:00 AM Platform for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (PETAL)
11:00 AM-11:50 AM Faculty Resource Fair
11:50 AM-12:45 PM Lunch and Network
12:45 PM-1:00 PM Student Affairs
1:00 PM- 1:15 PM Research and Scholarship
1:15 PM- 2:00 PM Q&A: Provost, Vice Provost for Educational Innovation, and Interim Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
2:00 PM- 2:30 PM Library Tours, Cookies, Coffee/Refreshments

Teaching and Learning Resource Guide

Teaching and Learning Resource Guide

This comprehensive guide is designed to provide UM faculty members with valuable resources and information to enhance their teaching practices and support student learning. Whether you are a new faculty member preparing for your first semester or a seasoned professor looking to further develop your teaching skills, this guide offers a wealth of information and resources to assist you.

Teaching and Learning Resource Guide

Top