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Office of the Provost Iowa New Faculty Orientation (INFO)

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
1:00-5:00 pm
Delivered via Zoom. Meeting ID will be provided after online registration is complete.

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.

Draft Agenda (2020)

Time Agenda
1:00 p.m.

Welcome
Bruce Harreld, University of Iowa president
Montse Fuentes, executive vice president and provost

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
Lois Geist, associate provost for faculty and professor of Internal Medicine in the Carver College of Medicine

1:45 p.m. Faculty Members' Role in Creating an Inclusive Campus Climate
Lois Geist, associate provost for faculty and professor of Internal Medicine in the Carver College of Medicine
2:30 p.m. Preventing Harassment Education Instructor-led Class
(Satisfies harassment prevention training compliance that is required within first 60 days of employment)
Tiffini Stevenson Earl, associate director and ADA coordinator, Equal Opportunity and Diversity
3:30 p.m.

Overview of UI Benefits: Response to Questions
Sonatina Fernandes, UI Benefits Office

4:30 p.m.

Closing
Lois Geist, associate provost for faculty and professor of Internal Medicine in the Carver College of Medicine

 

 


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