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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
November 26, 2014

Canadian Excellence

Foundations for (New) Faculty





Foundations for New Faculty 2014 will be held on August 18 - 22, 2014

Registration for Foundations for Faculty is now closed.
Please contact Mary Neil if you have any questions about the program.

Please click here to view the working agenda

Registration will open in mid-July.


This event is designed to:

  • orient you to various services and resources in support of teaching, learning and research at Laurier

  • familiarize you with the culture at Laurier and the student body (21st century learners)

  • promote discussion and reflection on teaching related matters and identify strategies for success

  • provide a forum to network (social/professional) with faculty colleagues, administrators, and support staff from across campus

  • introduce you to university expectations, policies and procedures as they relate to teaching, learning and research

  • assist you in getting connected to the campus community

Hear what faculty say about this experience:

"This was a great orientation to the campus, and I found it extremely informative, helpful and reassuring." (2010)

"You are all very engaging and animated facilitators!" (2009)

"I met other new faculty who are becoming friends and a good support network." (2007)

Informational videos: "Surviving the Transition from Grad Student to New Faculty"