2006 New Faculty Workshop Agenda

Sponsored by the Chancellor/Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost Offices

“Strategies for Building a Successful Academic Career”

September 22, 2006

UNEX, Room E

7:45a to 8:15a         Continental Breakfast

8:15a to 8:30a         Chancellor France Córdova


8:30a to 8:45a         Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost – Ellen Wartella

                                    The Agenda

8:45a to 9:15a         Betty Lord – Vice Provost, Academic Personnel

                                    The Academic Personnel Process for Senate Faculty (Presentation)

9:15a to 9:30a         Jay Farrell, Senate Committee on Academic Personnel (CAP):  File


9:30a to 9:45a         Q&A on Personnel Process and File Evaluation

9:45a to 10:00a       David Rios – Assistant University Librarian

10:00a to 10:15a     Dallas Rabenstein - Dean, Graduate Division (Presentation)

10:15a to 10:30a     Andrew Grosovsky, Vice Provost, Undergraduate Academic

                                    Programs (Presentation)

10:30a to 10:45a     Break

10:45a to 11:15a     Thomas Cogswell, Chair, UC Riverside Divisional Academic Senate

                                    Shared Governance – What is it and why is it important?

11:15a to 11:30a     Marcia McQuern

                                    News Services:  Communications and the Media

11:30a to 1:00p      Lunch and New Faculty Group Photo

1:00p to 1:15p        Marlene Zuk, Associate Vice Provost, Faculty Equity and Diversity

                                    Diversity and Family Friendly Policy

1:15p to 1:45p        Yolanda T. Moses - Vice Provost, Conflict Resolution and Special

                                    Assistant to the Chancellor for Excellence & Diversity (Official Site)

 1:45p to 2:15p       Charles Louis - Vice Chancellor, Office of Research (Presentation)

2:15p to 2:45p       Jim Sandoval - Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs

                                    Academic Support Services

2:45p to 3:15p        BREAK               

3:15p to 3:30p        Chris Buydos - Executive Director Governmental & Community

                                    Relations (Presentation)

3:30p to 5:00p        Recently Tenured Faculty Panel:

                              Patricia Springer, Associate Professor, Botany & Plant Sciences

                              Andrew Jacobs, Associate Professor, Religious Studies

                              Kenneth Barish, Associate Professor, Physics & Astronomy

                              Veronica Benet-Martinez, Associate Professor, Department of


                                    Advice to New Faculty:  What worked/What did not

5:00p to 6:30p       Wine & Cheese Reception