Agenda 2022

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Levitt Center for University Advancement (LCUA); hybrid 

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 2021 are invited to attend the 2022 Iowa New Faculty Orientation.

These sessions will be in person but will also offer to join virtually (except for the lunch session and reception). Registration is required for both in person and virtually. 

Draft Agenda 2022

Time Agenda  
8:30 am Registration  
9:00 am Welcome and Introduction to the University of Iowa: Understanding Your Impact as a Faculty Member Lois J. Geist, associate provost for faculty
9:45 am Break  
10:00 am Teaching Strategies and Resources Anna Flaming, director, Center for Teaching
Eva Latterner, assistant director, Center for Teaching
Vicky Maloy, assistant director, Academic Technologies
10:45 am Understanding and Supporting Student Success Danielle Martinez, director of student retention, Academic Support and Retention
Mike Venzon, director, Student Disability Services
Nikki Hodous, director, Student Care & Assistance
11:45 am Focus Tables and Lunch  
1:00 pm Faculty Member's Role in Creating an Inclusive Campus Climate Maria Bruno, facilitator, executive director for Belonging and Inclusion
Erin Barnes, clinical assistant professor, Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, College of Education
Rebekah Kowal, department executive officer; professor, Dance, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Victor Ray, F. Wendell Miller Associate Professor, Sociology and Criminology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
2:00 pm Research and Creative Activity at Iowa J. Martin Scholtz, vice president for research
2:45 pm Break  
3:00 pm Overview of UI Benefits Sonatina Fernandez, senior HR specialist, UI Benefits, University Human Resources
3:30 pm Preventing Harassment Education Instructor-led Supervisory Training Tiffini Stevenson Earl, director of equity investigations and ADA coordinator, Office of Institutional Equity
4:30 pm Break  
5:00 pm President and Provost Welcome Reception Barbara J. Wilson, president
Kevin C. Kregel, executive vice president and provost