Welcome to the March 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 faculty stressed for time, insights needed to succeed, and how your productivity is crucial for student success. We continue to invite your feedback on this new venture.
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.
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.
April 14 — The Slow Professor Author Visit
From Canada to RIT, professors Maggie Berg (Queen’s University) and Barbara K. Seeber (Brock University) will begin the session with a discussion on their book, The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy, followed by an interactive session over lunch. All faculty are welcome. The first 50 faculty to register will receive a free copy!
FREE RESOURCES FOR FACULTY
Vitae, The Chronicle of Higher Education’s monthly digest, offers career management tools, advice, articles and candid insights needed to succeed in higher ed. Their powerful online community is a place for you to build your mentoring network by participating in group discussions on topics such as scholarly writing, advising, teaching, and much more. Registration is free.
Here's a quick read on productivity: "The Professor Is In: 5 Steps to Productivity."