Workshops Dates and Topics by New Faculty Cohort

Please save the date for these important workshops. Attendance at each meeting for your cohort is expected. All workshops are held on Friday afternoons from 3:00 – 5:00 pm and are located in Anderson University Center, Room 133 unless otherwise noted.

If you have questions regarding your specific cohort, please contact the Office of the Provost (provost@plu.edu). If you are unable to attend a meeting of your cohort, please contact Jan Lewis (lewisjp@plu.edu).

2017-2019 Cohort

September 28, 2018 – Balancing Teaching and Scholarship – CANCELLED

October 26, 2018 – Inclusive Excellence with Jennifer Smith, Dean of Inclusive Excellence
  (combined cohort meeting – 2017-2019 & 2018-2020)

November 30, 2018 – Global Learning: Classroom, Community, World

February 8, 2019 – Becoming a Citizen of the University: Engaging in Campus Life

March 1, 2019 – Cohort Topic Choice

April 5, 2019 – Final Dinner and Celebration with Deans and Provost
(5:00-7:00 pm)

2018-2020 Cohort

September 21, 2018 – Liberal Arts and Lutheran Higher Education (Continued) – CANCELLED

October 26, 2018 – Inclusive Excellence with Jennifer Smith, Dean of Inclusive Excellence
  (combined cohort meeting – 2017-2019 & 2018-2020)

November 16, 2018 – Supporting Student Success: Getting to Know Colleagues across Campus, Resources from the Center for Student Success (CSS) and the Student Life Division
*Ness Family Lobby, Second floor of Karen Hille Phillips Center for Performing Arts

February 22, 2019 – Faculty Governance

March 8, 2019 – Liberal Arts and Lutheran Higher Education (Continued)
*Ness Family Lobby, Second floor of Karen Hille Phillips Center for Performing Arts

March 22, 2019 – Balancing Teaching and Scholarship: Planning and Documenting

April 26, 2019 – Service Learning and Community Engagement in the Classroom
*Xavier Hall, 250

September 27, 2019 – The Role of Vocation in PLU’s Mission

October 18, 2019 – Global Learning: Classroom, Community, World

November 15, 2019 – Engaged Teaching: Strategies for Student Engagement

February 21, 2020 – Becoming a Citizen of the University: Engaging in Campus Activities

March 20, 2020 – Cohort Topic Choice

April 24, 2020 – Final Dinner and Celebration with Deans and Provost
(5:00 – 7:00 pm)