Faculty Development The Wallace Center

Faculty Forecast: February 2017

Welcome to the February edition of Faculty Forecast designed to promote upcoming events and timely resources from Faculty Career Development at The Wallace Center. This month, we share some information related to scholarship, tenure review, and spring training! We continue to invite your feedback on this new venture.

Upcoming Events

February 24 — 21st Century Scholarship Unlocked: Your Rights as an author

Are you working on a research or scholarly publication and want to know more about author's rights? Distinguished speaker Peter Hirtle will join us on February 24, 1–2pm, for a presentation on the topic followed by a reception.


February 28 — Are you curious about the mid-tenure review process?

Join your colleagues at the 6th Annual Mid-Tenure Review panel discussion on February 28, 2–3:30pm, where you can ask questions about requirements for mid-tenure review and learn about this important process from faculty who have served on tenure committees or may have been recently tenured.


March 25 — Deaf Rochester Film Fest

As part of the Deaf Rochester Film Fest, the RIT ASL and Deaf Studies Community Center (RADSCC) will host workshops from international deaf filmmakers on March 25, 10am–4pm. Items from RIT’s Deaf Studies Archive will also be on display, and short films will be screened in the Panara theater in the evening. Interpreters will be provided. All are welcome.

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March 25 — Women on wikipedia

In celebration of Women’s History Month, The Wallace Center will host a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to improve the representation of notable women on Wikipedia. Drop in for any length of time on March 25, 10am–4pm.




View the New Faculty Online Roster for 2016-17 to acquaint yourself with new faculty and familiarize yourself with their teaching and research interests. This is one way to promote networking and collaboration and establish new connections this year.

Meet New Faculty


This month, we highlight INSIDE HIGHER ED (IHE), a free newsletter offering news and opinions, career management tools, webinars and more. Sign up options are on the IHE website. With spring training for the 2017 baseball season right around the corner, we thought this article from IHE was appropriate for this month’s share: “Put Me In Coach,” offering nine lessons those who work in higher education can learn from baseball. 

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