Faculty Success Series

Faculty Success Series

Our Faculty Success Series is designed for you to discover RIT's resources, enhance your scholarship and teaching, network with colleagues, and to onboard our newest faculty cohorts. Review our offerings here, and check back often for additions. We welcome your suggestions for future offerings! Email FCDS@rit.edu.

Spring 2024

Preparation for Promotion:  Lecturers & Sr. Lecturers (Zoom)
Friday, January 26, 2024, 10:00-11:30 am
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You will be emailed the Zoom URL prior to the workshop.

Are you a lecturer or senior lecturer planning to pursue promotion in the near future? Join Provost Prabu David and Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs Laverne McQuiller Williams for a discussion on how to present a strong promotion case. The presentation is followed by a panel of colleagues who have experience with the promotion process. If you are curious about strategies used in pulling together a strong promotion package and would like suggestions on creating a narrative to address promotion guidelines, you won’t want to miss this session!  To request interpreting services, go to: https://myaccess.rit.edu/myAccess5/

Meet & Greet Your Faculty Associates
Friday, February 9, 2024, 2:00-3:00 pm
Bower Makerspace/SHED (Room 1300)

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The Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Career Development invite you to join us for a meet & greet with the Faculty Associates for Women, AALANA, and Non-Tenure faculty and enjoy some refreshments. Find out how the Faculty Associates provide leadership and support for all faculty so they can succeed at RIT.  

Mid-Tenure Review Information Session & Faculty Panel Discussion (Zoom)
Friday, February 23, 10:00-11:30 am
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You will be emailed the Zoom URL prior to the workshop.

Tenure-track faculty are invited to join colleagues at the annual Mid-Tenure Review information session and panel discussion where you can ask questions about requirements for the mid-tenure review and learn about this important process from Provost Prabu David and Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, Laverne McQuiller Williams. The presentation is followed by a panel of colleagues who have earned tenure.
To request interpreting services, go to: https://myaccess.rit.edu/myAccess5/

Preparation for Promotion: Associate Professor to Full Professor (Zoom)
Friday, March 22, 10-11:30 am
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You will be emailed the Zoom URL prior to the workshop.


Are you an associate professor planning to pursue promotion to full professor in the near future? Join Provost Prabu David and Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs Laverne McQuiller Williams for a discussion on how to present a strong promotion case. A panel discussion will follow with colleagues who have experience with the promotion process. If you are curious about strategies used in pulling together a strong promotion package and would like suggestions on creating a narrative to address promotion guidelines, you won’t want to miss this session! To request interpreting services, go to: https://myaccess.rit.edu/myAccess5/

Celebration of Teaching and Scholarship Ceremony
Wednesday, April 10, 2024, 4:30 PM
Ingle Auditorium, with a reception immediately following in the adjacent Fireside Lounge (SAU)

Join the campus community at the Celebration of Teaching and Scholarship to recognize RIT’s outstanding faculty, staff, and students for their excellence in innovation, teaching, and developing the next generation of leaders.  Meet the 2024 recipients of our Excellence in Mentoring Award

 

Fall 2023

New Faculty Orientation (on campus)
Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Gosnell Hall (Building 08) Auditorium (A-300)
As a new faculty member you are joining a community of outstanding and accomplished faculty during an exciting time. Visit the New Faculty Orientation website for the schedule and supplemental resources. New full-time faculty will receive an invitation in their email in mid-July. 

Research & Scholarship at RIT for New Faculty - Ryne Raffaelle  
September 12, 2023, 10:30-11:30 am

Liberal Arts Hall (LBR), Stan McKenzie Commons Room 1251
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Engage with RIT’s Vice President of Research, Ryne Raffaelle, as he discusses some of the resources provided from his division. Learn more about the role of new faculty conducting research and scholarly inquiry that includes applying for grants. See how support from Sponsored Research Services may assist with proposal preparation and writing, developing a budget, submitting a proposal, and research compliance issues along with guidance on sponsor requirements and deadlines. Although this session is primarily designed for tenured and tenure-track faculty, all faculty are welcome to attend in order to gain a better understanding of scholarship at RIT.
To request interpreting services, go to: https://myaccess.rit.edu/myAccess5/

Promotion Series: Preparing for Tenure Review (Zoom)
December 1, 2023, 10:00-11:30 am
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You will be emailed the Zoom URL prior to the workshop. 

Pre-tenure faculty are invited to an information session and panel discussion to learn more about preparing a strong tenure dossier. The session will begin with comments from our Provost followed by a presentation from Dr. Laverne McQuiller Williams, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, on the tenure review process and policies, followed by a panel discussion with colleagues who have earned tenure. To request interpreting services, go to: https://myaccess.rit.edu/myAccess5/

Communication Bridge: Navigating Deaf Inclusion in the Classroom
Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 10-11 AM

Mosaic Center/SAU - 2510 
Audience: All Faculty 

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Join us for an insightful workshop addressing the challenges of the unexpected. In this session you will discover essential tips and strategies to overcome communication barriers when faced with the scenario of having deaf or hard-of hearing students on the first day of the semester without access service providers. Learn how to create an inclusive environment and ensure effective communication in your class. Be prepared to bridge the gap and foster an inclusive learning experience for all!  To request interpreting services, go to: https://myaccess.rit.edu/myAccess5/