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Faculty Development

The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty offers development seminars for Vanderbilt faculty members on a variety of topics. Suggestions for future workshop topics are always welcome; click here to send us your ideas or questions. A list of past seminars can be found here. The Center for Teaching also offers a series of teaching workshops each semester.

Workshop For Department Chairs Agenda

Tuesday, August 12th, 8:30am – 3:00pm; Location: 308 Rand
Audience: Department Chairs in University Central (By Invitation Only)

This workshop is designed for both new and experienced chairs and will cover topics that are relevant to the position of department chair, such as conducting a successful and inclusive faculty search, dealing with legal issues, and the chair’s role in the promotion and tenure process. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to share strategies and common concerns with their colleagues.

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New Faculty Orientation Agenda

Friday, August 15th, 8:00am – 3:00pm; Location: 201 Alumni Hall
Audience: New Faculty in University Central

This orientation is designed to welcome new faculty members to Vanderbilt and to provide an overview of offices and procedures on campus. There will also be time to meet new colleagues and university administrators.

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