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New Tenure-Track Faculty Orientation

Tuesday - Thursday, September 13-15, 2016

Register for NTTFO

Welcome to Cal Poly Pomona!

New Tenure-Track Faculty Orientation at Cal Poly Pomona is Tuesday – Thursday September 13-15, with free days on Monday and Friday to do business (and attend a benefits workshop!).  NTTFO is a great time to learn about the university and meet other new colleagues.  It’s well worth attending if at all possible, even if you are already familiar with Cal Poly Pomona.  We provide a small stipend as an acknowledgement of your time.

For questions, please contact Dr. Victoria Bhavsar, the Director of the Faculty Center, at vbhavsar@cpp.edu.  See the Faculty Center website at www.cpp.edu/facultycenter.

New Tenure-Track Faculty Orientation Outcomes

  • Meet and begin to form relationships with other faculty, both new and established, that lead to productive collaborations and enjoyable friendships. 

  • Meet and begin to form relationships with a variety of people around campus who can support you in your multi-faceted faculty work of teaching, research, and service.

  • Collect a variety of information about Cal Poly Pomona’s priorities, resources, policies, procedures, and opportunities in an easy-to-retrieve format.

  • Make initial decisions regarding teaching, based on understanding more about Cal Poly Pomona’s students.

  • Create an initial plan for progress toward reappointment, tenure, & promotion.

  • Get your faculty laptop and be set with basic technology tools to begin your work.

  • Feel valued and welcomed, and have a good time!


Program Outline

(See a detailed program: http://www.cpp.edu/~facultycenter/documents/New_Faculty_Orientation_2016.pdf

Date

Location(s)

Activities

Monday Sept. 12

CLA (Bldg 98, the “pointy” building)

No scheduled program.  If necessary, sign up with HR, get parking permit, get Bronco ID.

Tuesday Sept. 13

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Bronco Student Center

Teaching at Cal Poly Pomona 

  • Our students
  • Walk through the quarter
  • Handling problems and emergencies
  • Advising

Campus bus tour

Wednesday Sept. 14

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Bronco Student Center

 

Technology and teaching with technology

  • Get your laptop
  • Universal design for learning and accessibility
  • Blackboard & Quality Matters workshop

Thursday Sept. 15

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Bronco Student Center

Bldg 1 Courtyard

The faculty career at Cal Poly Pomona

  • RTP
  • Research support
  • Service opportunities
  • Mentoring and meeting with mentors

Reception with deans, chairs, and admin coordinators

Friday Sept. 16

TBD

Benefits workshop

Register for NTTFO