New Faculty Orientation

UNL Campus

New Faculty Orientation is an annual event designed to welcome and assist new and recently hired faculty in becoming acquainted with the University community and its programs. Representatives from various campus offices will provide the tools and resources faculty need to have a productive and fulfilling start to their career at UNL. New Faculty Orientation is held at the beginning of each fall semester.

Contact Academic Affairs for more information at

UNL Campus

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Unity Room, Room 212 Gaughan Multicultural Center - City Campus

2014 Schedule of Events

8:00 a.m.

Registration Opens and Continental Breakfast

University Photography services available for UNL official profile photos (for use in press releases, grant announcements, etc.) from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Information Services (assistance with e-mail, software installation, access to the wireless network, and other tech support) available from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

9:00 a.m.

Welcome to UNL
Harvey Perlman, Chancellor
Ellen Weissinger, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Teaching, Learning and Student Success at UNL
Amy Goodburn, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Graduate Education at UNL
Lance C. Pérez, Dean of Graduate Studies, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Research at UNL
Prem Paul, Vice Chancellor for Research
Mike Zeleny, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research

Libraries at UNL
Nancy Busch, Dean of Libraries

“Experienced” New Faculty Panel – Q&A for New Faculty

Employee Benefits at UNL
Greg Clayton, Director of Risk Management and Benefits

12 p.m.

Welcome from Faculty Senate & New Faculty Luncheon
Kenneth Nickerson, Professor in School of Biological Sciences and President of Faculty Senate

1:15 p.m.
(Love Library Auditorium)

General Purpose Classroom Technology Demonstration
Offered by Learning Spaces, Information Technology Services