New Faculty Orientation

The new faculty orientation is designed for senate faculty members who are new to UCR. Faculty will hear from a host of campus administrators, faculty, and staff to familiarize them with the academic review process, UCR mission and vision, and to share the functions of the various departments on campus. This event also gives new faculty an opportunity to meet new colleagues from different disciplines. If you have any questions regarding the event, please send an email to

Academic Year
Date/ Location
2020-2021 Friday, September 25, 2020
2:00pm - 5:30pm


Location: Via Zoom


  • Academic Leaves and Academic Systems by Sara Umali, Dir. of Academic Personnel Data and Technology(link)
  • Organizational Support Structure by Gabriela Zepeda, Academic Personnel Analyst (link)
  • UCR Campus Initiatives and Resources by Katina Napper, Assistant Vice Provost (link)
  • Stop the Clocks (STC) by Nordene Smith-Hayles, Academic Personnel Analyst (link)
  • AP Compensation Resources by Sonia Kalogonis, Policy & Compensation Analyst (link)
  • Merits & Promotions by Dan Jeske, Vice Provost for Academic Personnel (link)
  • Supervising Academics by Nick Weston-Dawkes, Dir. of Academic Personnel Policy and Employee Relations (link)

Past Orientations