College Faculty Meetings 2018-19
The first College Faculty Meeting of the 2018-2019 academic year will be held on Friday, September 7th in Gailor Auditorium.
Please note all the dates of the forthcoming faculty meetings during the year. All meetings will be held on Fridays at 3:30 p.m. in Gailor Auditorium except:
Wednesday, May 8th, Gailor Auditorium, Senate begins at 3:30 p.m., College Meeting to follow at 3:45 p.m.
Saturday, May 11th, the last meeting, Gailor Auditorium, begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by Senate.
The Intercalary meetings have been scheduled in addition to the regular college faculty meetings.
|September 7, 2018|
|September 28, 2018|
|October 5, 2018|
|November 16, 2018|
|December 7, 2018|
|January 25, 2019|
|February 8, 2019|
|February 22, 2019||Intercalary Meeting|
|March 8, 2019|
|April 5, 2019|
|April 26, 2019||Intercalary Meeting|
|Wednesday, May 8, 2019||Senate and Faculty|
|Saturday, May 11, 2019||Faculty and Senate|
Important Dates as We Begin the New Academic Year:
|Wednesday, August 15||First Year Program students arrive|
|Thursday - Friday, August 16 - 17||Course (Re)Design Experience - Center for Teaching|
|Monday - Tuesday, August 20 - 21||New Faculty Orientation|
|Wednesday, August 22||All - Advisor Meeting - Women's Center|
|Wednesday - Saturday, August 22 - 25||PRE|
|Thursday, August 23||
Faculty Gathering - Sewanee Inn & Faculty/Staff Reception - Chen Hall
|Saturday - Tuesday, August 25 - 28||New Student Orientation|
|Monday, August 27||Upperclass Student Move-in Day|
|Tuesday, August 28||Honor Code Signing & Launching the New Year Campus Picnic|
|Wednesday, August 29||Classes Begin|
|Friday, September 7||First Faculty Meeting - Gailor Auditorium|
|Friday, September 14||First New Faculty Development Session|
Additional Important Date Notice:
There will be TWO convocations this fall, one for the normal celebration of academic excellence and one to celebrate the Sesquicentennial.
|Friday, September 21||Convocation (Foundations Day, Family Weekend)|
|Friday, October 12||Convocation (Founders' Day)|
New Faculty Development Sessions:Friday, September 14, 4-5:30 p.m. (Torian Room)
- Course design / proposing new courses (with a representative from the Curriculum and Academic Policy Committee)- "Small teaching" and practical pedagogical strategies Friday, November 2, 3-5 p.m. (Center for Teaching)- Mid-semester feedback and problem-solving protocol - Optional consultation: syllabi and practical pedagogical strategies Thursday, December 13, 12-2 p.m. (Center for Teaching)- Reflections on the first semester Friday, February 1, 3-5 p.m. (Center for Teaching)- Diversity, equity, and inclusion: the inclusive classroom Friday, March 1, 3-5 p.m. (Center for Teaching)- Getting to know the University: student and staff panels Friday, April 12, 3-5 p.m. (Center for Teaching)- Balancing teaching, research, and service: reflecting on the first year and preparing for the second-year review- Brief overview of College and University committees and service