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

Wednesday, August 17, 2016Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center2021 Transformation Drive, Lincoln, NE 68508

UNL Campus

Schedule of Events

8:00 a.m.

Registration Opens and Continental Breakfast

Photographer available for UNL official profile photos from 8-9 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Information Services representatives available from 8-9 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

9:00 a.m.

Welcome to UNL
Marjorie Kostelnik, Interim Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Ron Yoder, Interim Vice President and Vice Chancellor for IANR

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

Research at UNL
Prem Paul, Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development
Mike Zeleny, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
Archie Clutter, Dean, Agricultural Research Division

10:25 a.m.


10:35 a.m.

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

Employee Benefits at UNL
Gayle Schanou, Director of Risk Management and Benefits

Welcome from Faculty Senate
David Woodman, Professor of Practice in the School of Biological Sciences and President of Faculty Senate

Ronnie Green, Chancellor

Noon p.m.

New Faculty Luncheon

1:00 p.m.

“Learning Spaces” Tour
Including: Love North Adele Hall Commons, First Year Experience and Transition Programs, Explore Center, Undergraduate Research, Writing Center, Military and Veteran Success Center, Office of Academic and Intercultural Services, and William H. Thompson Scholars Program
Location: Meet at the North Entrance of Love Library North, City Campus

2:00 p.m.

General Purpose Classroom Technology Demonstration
Offered by Learning Spaces, Information Technology Services
Location: Meet at the North Entrance of Love Library Auditorium, City Campus