Orientation for New Department Heads Schedule for 2014-2015

All meetings will be on Mondays from 3:30-5:00 p.m.
All meetings will be held in 137 Waters Hall

September 8

Basic Information & Important Policies:  DH Resource Page (Brian Niehoff) & University Handbook (Susanna Valdovinos)

September 15 

Welcome from Provost April Mason

September 22 

Faculty Recruitment:  Institutional Equity (Roberta Maldonado-Franzen), Dual Career (Ruth Dyer), International Student and Scholar Services (Maria Beebe)

September 29

Assistance with Students:  Student Life (Heather Reed), Counseling (Dorinda Lambert), Student Access Center (Andrea Blair), International Student Services (Stacey Bailey)

October 6 

Conflict in Academia:  Faculty Disputes (Susana Valdovinos, Rusty Andrews)


Legal Issues:  University General Counsel Office


Data Reports and Requests:  Planning & Analysis (Kelli Cox), Human Resources, Budget Office (Cindy Bontrager)


Teaching & Learning Resources:  Teaching and Learning Center (Jana Fallin), Office of Assessment (Fred Burrack), Honor & Integrity System (Steve Starrett)

November 3 

No meeting

November 10 

Evaluating Faculty & Merit Increase (Susana Valdovinos)

November 17 

Leadership discussion

November 24 

Topic TBD

December 1 

K-State Foundation (Fred Cholick) and K-State Alumni Association (Amy Renz)