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July 30, 2014
Canadian Excellence

Foundations for (New) Faculty

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


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)

View Previous New Faculty Orientation and other conferences

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