University of Iowa

April 2014 – Campus-wide Faculty Development Opportunities

Deans, Directors, and Departmental Executive Officers
Diane Finnerty, Director of Faculty HR and Development
March 25, 2014
April 2014 – Campus-wide Faculty Development Opportunities

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the following April 2014 faculty development opportunities (also available as a pdf):

March 31:
Annual Tenure Workshop                                                                        
Co-sponsors: UI Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), Faculty Senate, Office of the Provost                                                               
Time: 6:30 - 9:00 P.M.                                                            
Location: 116 Art Building West                                                             
Registration: Not required

April 3:
Teaching Showcase:  Creating and Assessing Cross-Disciplinary "Big Ideas" Courses.

Led by Cornelia Lang, Associate Professor, UI Department of Physics & Astronomy                                                                                
Sponsor: Center for Teaching                                              
Time: 11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.                                                
Location: 2520D UCC                                                          

April 9:
Immigration and Other Regulations That Affect International Students - Part 1
(Building Our Global Community Workshop Series)                                           
Sponsor: International Programs                                               
Time: 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.                                           
Location: 1117 UCC                                                                
Registration: UI Learning and Development "My Training" website accessible via the Employee Self Service "Personal" tab

April 11:
TILE Labs: Accelerator "Best Practices"                                    
Sponsor: Information Technology Services                     
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 P.M.                                                         
Location: 1140 Main Library                                                                 

April 14:
Breakfast with the Provost (for faculty in their first two years at UI)                                                                     
Sponsor: Office of the Provost                                                
Time: 8:00 - 9:30 A.M.                                                              
Location: 2390 UCC Executive Boardroom                                        

April 16:
Know Your Audience, Reach Your Readers: How To Market Your Book From Day One
(NCFDD Online Tele-Workshop)                                                                           
Sponsor: Office of the Provost, Chief Diversity Office                                                                                       
Time: 5:00 - 6:30 P.M.                                                           
Location: Participate in online tele-workshop via personal computer                                                                                          

April 23:
How to Master Academic Time Management
(NCFDD Online Tele-Workshop)                                            
Sponsor: Office of Provost, Chief Diversity Office                
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 P.M.                                                                   
Location: 2520B UCC                                                                               
To participate in online tele-workshop via personal computer:                                                                      

April 24:
Fostering Success through Appropriate Academic Accommodations
(Lunch & Learn)                                         
Sponsor: Academic Support & Retention, Office of the Dean of Students                                                                      
Time: 12:30 - 1:20 P.M.                                                                      
Location: 256 Lucas Dodge, IMU                                                 
Registration: Employee Self Service through my training, sessions "L&L"

For additional information about upcoming faculty development events, please see the 2014 Campus-wide Faculty Development Calendar at: or contact Diane Finnerty, Director of Faculty HR and Development, Office of the Provost by phone:  335-3991 or email: