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Faculty Development Events

The following list of faculty development events and opportunities are open to faculty and staff at the University of Richmond. Please note that some events are school specific while others require registration to ensure capacity. 

The School of Arts and Sciences

The School of Arts & Sciences’s Faculty Development Series aims to assist new faculty in their transition to the University of Richmond, expose new faculty to processes and procedures specific to the University and the School of Arts & Sciences, and create a cohesive and collegial community.

September 2017:

Student Evaluation of Instruction (SEIs) and Beyond
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Tyler Haynes Commons, Room 310
12 – 1 p.m.

October 2017:

Sharmila Sen: Executive Editor-at-Large, Harvard University Press
Friday, October 20, 2017
Tyler Haynes Commons, Room 310
12 – 1 p.m.

November 2017:

Getting to Know Academic Advising and the Curriculum
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Tyler Haynes Commons, Room 310
12 – 1 p.m.

December 2017:

Social Gathering at Men’s Basketball Game
TBD

January 2018:

UR Summer Fellowships & Undergraduate Research
Monday, January 29, 2018
Tyler Haynes Commons, Room 310
12 – 1 p.m.

February 2018:

Mental Health
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Tyler Haynes Commons, Room 310
12 – 1 p.m.

March 2018: 

March event is postponed until further notice

April 2018:

Tenure & Promotion
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Tyler Haynes Commons, Room 310
12 – 1 p.m.

University Libraries Programming, Fall 2017

September 2017:

Authors’ Rights: Use the Law, Share Your Scholarship, Change the World (Faculty Workshop)
Brandon Butler, Director of Information Policy, University of Virginia Library
Wednesday, September 27
12 noon – 1 p.m., Seminar Room 1, Boatwright Library
4 - 5 p.m., Seminar Room 1, Boatwright Library 

October 2017:

Monday, October 2, 12 – 1, THC 305
In Common with Boatwright Library Program (HealthCare Debate)

Wednesday, October 11, 12 – 12:45 Boatwright Collaborative Area The Visible Scholar: Dr. Julian Hayter, Leadership Studies

Wednesday, October 11, 5:30 p.m.
Henry Cole, Children’s Book Author/Illustrator Alice Haynes Room in the Commons 
A book signing will follow his presentation.

Open Tools, Open Practices, Open Science (Faculty Workshop)
Ian Sullivan, Transparency and Openness Training Coordinator, Center for Open Science
Thursday, October 19
12 noon - 1 pm, Gottwald Science Center (D100) for science faculty
3 - 4 pm, Seminar Room 1, Boatwright Library, for social sciences faculty 

November 2017:

Open Educational Resources (Faculty Workshop)
Samantha Guss and Lucretia McCulely
Wednesday, November 1, 4-5 pm, OER Workshop, Seminar Room 1 

Wednesday, November 8, 12 – 12:45
Boatwright Collaborative Area
 The Visible Scholar: Dr. Jeremy LeCrone, Math and Computer Science

The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology

September 2017:

How Teaching Empathy Changes the Class
Fred Talbot
Thursday, September 21, 12 - 1 PM
Boatwright Library, Room 311
Register

October 2017:

Digital Media Across Cultures
Claudia Ferman
Wednesday, October 11, 12 - 1 PM
Boatwright Library, Room 311
Register

November 2017:

Incorporating Community-Based Learning
Karina Vázquez
Thursday, November 9, 12 - 1 PM
Boatwright Library, Room 311
Register

Immersive Technology in Education Open House
Thursday, November 16, 1-5 PM
Gottwald 3rd Floor Reading Space
No registration required

CTLT Blackboard Tour: in-person help and demos

  • Gottwald Science Center, Conference Room D100: Friday, September 15, 9 AM - 2:30 PM
  • North Court, Room 212: Friday, September 22, 9 AM - 2:45 PM
  • Ryland Hall, Room 421: Friday, September 29, 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Queally Hall, Room Q279: Friday, October 6, 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Law School, Room L31: Friday, October 13, 9 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Jepson Hall, Room 127: Friday, October 20, 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Special Programs Building, Room 217: Friday, October 27, 9 AM - 1 PM
  • International Center, Room 103-L: Friday, November 10, 9 AM - 11:45 AM
  • North Court, Room 212: Friday, November 17, 9 AM - 2:45 PM
  • Jepson Hall, Room 108: Friday, December 1, 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Gottwald Science Center, Conference Room D100: Friday, December 8, 9 AM - 5 PM

January 2018:

Gen Z Reading Group Panel
Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 12-1 PM
International Commons
Register

February 2018:

Students Doing Behavioral Research: Overcoming Obstacles to Using this High Impact Teaching Method
Don Forsyth

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 12 -1 PM
International Commons
Register

March 2018:

Working with Student Research Assistants on Digital Humanities Projects
Kristin Bezio
Monday, March 5, 2018, 12 - 1 PM
International Commons
Register

Video Assignment Really??? How Student-Created Media Enhances Learning
Mavis Brown, Dana Lascu
Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 12 - 1 PM
International Commons
Register