2013 New Faculty Orientation

2013 New Faculty Orientation

Thursday, August 22 and Friday, August 23
from 8:00 am to 4:45 pm.

For more information, contact Faizan Abid by email or phone fabid2@uic.edu | 312-996-2706



Day 1 – August 22nd

  • Faculty Affairs Introduction
    Renée Taylor, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
  • Nancy Sullivan, Executive Director Office of Technology Management
    Faculty at UIC
  • Diversity at UIC 
    Mrinalini Rao, Interim Special Assistant to the Provost for Diversity
  • Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
    Mitra Dutta, Vice Chancellor for Research, Distinguished Professor
  • Mentoring Lunch
    College Mentoring Representatives,
    Faculty Representatives from the Chancellor’s Status Groups,                                    
    Representatives from the Campus P&T Committee Discussion Topic: Introduction to the Promotion and Tenure Proces
    Renée Taylor, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
  • Ensuring Access and Equity:
    Caryn Bills-Windt, Associate Chancellor, Director of Office for Access and
    Tanya Jachimiak, Executive Associate Director, Office for Access and
  • Graduate College
    Karen Colley, Dean of the Graduate College
  • Textbook Adoptions
    Robert Dixon, Registrar,
    Michael Landek, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Day 2 – August 23rd

  • Understanding UIC Undergraduates and how to Increase their College Success: The UIC Honors College
    Better Bottoms, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs, Dean of the Honors College, Professor
  • Engaging Students in Teaching
    John Coumbe-Lilley, Clinical Assistant Professor
  • The Flipped Classroom at UIC
    Mike Stieff, Associate Professor
  • Engaging Diverse Identities:
    Connecting Cultural Assets to the Curriculum
    Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change:
    Megan Carney, Director, Gender & Sexuality Center
  • Rebecca Gordon, Associate Professor, Director of Women’s Leadership and Resource Center
  • Supporting Students at UIC: Services, Programs, and The UIC Experience
    Barbara Henley, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs,
    Jill Rothamer-Wallenfeldt, Director of The UIC Experience
  • Student-Centered Teaching at an Urban Campus
    Mark Mattaini, Associate Professor
  • ACCC – New Faculty Orientation
  • ACCC: Using Technology to Support Teaching &
    the TeachTech Conference
    Cynthia Herrera-Lindstrom, Chief Information Officer, Executive Director, Michael Prais, Research Programmer
  • Teaching-related Policies at UIC
    Jennifer Tobin, Associate Professor
  • Supporting all Students’ Learning in UIC Coursework Michelle Parker-Katz, Clinical Professor
  • CETL – Recognizing Teaching Excellence
    Suresh Aggarwal, CETL Co-Chair, Professor,
    Eileen Hacker, CETL-Co-Chair, Associate Professor,
    Valerie Prater, CETL Co-Chair, Clinical Assistant Professor