University of Iowa

Iowa New Faculty Orientation Series


Office of the Provost Iowa New Faculty Orientation Series

Iowa New Faculty Orientation (INFO)

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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.

Online Registration

Faculty members hired since September 2018 are invited to attend the 2019 Iowa New Faculty Orientation.

Time Agenda Location
12:30 p.m. Registration Rotunda
1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introduction to the University of Iowa
Kevin Kregel, associate provost for faculty and professor of Human Physiology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Morse Board Room
1:30 p.m. Faculty Members' Role in Creating an Inclusive Campus Climate, including Preventing Harassment
(Harassment prevention training is required within first 60 days of employment)
Diane Finnerty, assistant provost for faculty
Morse Board Room
2:30 p.m. Break  
2:45 p.m. Overview of UI Benefits: On-Site Enrollment and Response to Your Questions
Sonatina Fernandes, UI Benefits Office
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 Provost Montserrat (Montse) Fuentes. Introduction to collegiate deans and other faculty members.
Fourth Floor Assembly Halls


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Faculty@Iowa Fall Series

UI Commitment to Faculty Development and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Tuesday, September 17, 2019; 1:00-2:30 pm; 2390 Executive Boardroom UCC (University Capitol Centre)

UI Promotion and Tenure Procedures (for tenure-track faculty), Kevin Kregel, Associate Provost for Faculty

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 3:30-5:00 pm; 2520D UCC (University Capitol Centre)

PDF icon2018 Promotion and Tenure Workshop Presentation Slides

PDF icon2019 Promotion to Professor Workshop Presentation Slides

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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