University of Iowa


Office of the Provost Iowa New Faculty Orientation Series

Iowa New Faculty Orientation (INFO)

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
1:00-6:30 pm
Levitt Center for University Advancement, 1 East Park Road

Optional Sessions: Attendance at the INFO program is optional and designed to complement collegiate orientation programs, which may be required.

Faculty members hired since September 2019 are invited to attend the 2020 Iowa New Faculty Orientation.

Sample Agenda (2019)

Time Agenda Location
12:30 p.m. Registration Rotunda
1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introduction to the University of Iowa
Kevin Kregel, executive vice provost and senior associate provost for faculty and professor of Human Physiology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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Morse Board Room
1:30 p.m. Faculty Members' Role in Creating an Inclusive Campus Climate, including Preventing Harassment
(Satisfies harassment prevention training compliance that is required within first 60 days of employment)
Tiffini Stevenson Earl, senior equity investigator and ADA coordinator, Equal Opportunity and Diversity
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Morse Board Room
2:30 p.m. Break  
2:45 p.m.

Overview of UI Benefits: Response to Questions
Sonatina Fernandes, UI Benefits Office
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Morse Board Room
4:15 p.m. UI Resource Tables First Floor Rotunda
5:00 p.m. President and Provost New Faculty Welcome Reception
New faculty members are welcome to bring a guest.
Remarks begin at 5:30 p.m. Welcome by President Bruce Harreld and Executive Vice President and Provost Montse Fuentes. Introduction to collegiate deans and other faculty members.
Fourth Floor Assembly Halls


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Early Career Faculty Academy

The Academy supports early-career instructors in balancing teaching with research and employs effective and rewarding teaching pedagogies.
Contact the Center for Teaching for more information,


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