Faculty Center and eLearning

Programs and Events

New Tenure-Track Faculty Institute

The New Tenure-Track Faculty Institute (NFI) at Cal Poly Pomona is a great time to learn about the university and meet other new colleagues! We will share valuable information and resources that will help you feel welcomed and prepared for your Cal Poly Pomona journey.

New Tenure-Track Faculty Institute Outcomes

Relationship Building

  • Form relationships with other faculty, both new and established, that lead to productive collaborations and enjoyable friendships
  • Form relationships with a variety of people around campus who can support you
  • Feel valued and welcomed, and have a good time!

Teaching & Advising

  • Create effective teaching plans based on understanding Cal Poly Pomona's students and having strategies for inclusive and equity-minded practices

Scholarship / Creative Activities

  • Identify research opportunities, collaborators, and campus or CSU resources; create a plan for investing startup funds

Review / Tenure / Promotion (RTP)

  • Create a plan for progress toward reappointment, tenure, & promotion, and successfully submit pre-RTP and RTP packages

Policy & Procedures

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

You should have received an email from Victoria Bhavsar, Director of the Faculty Center for Professional Development, with the dates, times, and details for Welcome Week for New Faculty. Welcome Week includes the New Faculty Institute Opening Session in mid-August. Participation in the opening session and in follow-up sessions in December 2019 and May 2020, also covered in Victoria's email, are required.

Please contact Victoria Bhavsar, Director of the Faculty Center, at vbhavsar@cpp.edu if you have any questions about the content of the email or if you did not receive the email.

A detailed NFI program will be available soon and emailed to you.

faculty at a workshop faculty chatting at New Faculty Reception 2018

New Lecturer Faculty Orientation

Welcome to Cal Poly Pomona! Our New Lecturer Faculty Orientation (NLO) is a great time to learn about the university and meet new colleagues. We will share valuable information and resources with you that will help you feel welcomed and prepared for the coming year.

The half-day orientation New Lecturer Orientation will be held just before classes begin in August. There are two opportunities to attend. Refreshments will be provided, as will a stipend for your time.

Due to California regulations relating to worker unions, we cannot put the specific dates and times on a public website — please contact Victoria Bhavsar, Director of the Faculty Center for Professional Development, at vbhavsar@cpp.edu, for that information and to register.

New Lecturer Faculty Orientation Outcomes

  • Meet and begin to form relationships with other lecturer faculty, both new and established, that lead to productive collaborations and enjoyable friendships
  • Collect a variety of information about Cal Poly Pomona's priorities, resources, policies, procedures, and opportunities in an easy-to-retrieve format
  • Meet and begin to form relationships with a variety of people around campus who can support you in your teaching and other activities
  • Make initial decisions regarding teaching, based on understanding more about Cal Poly Pomona's students
  • Feel valued and welcomed, and have a good time!

Please contact Victoria Bhavsar with questions, concerns, specific date and time information, and to register for New Lecturer Faculty Orientation.

faculty at a workshop faculty chatting at Faculty Day 2018