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The mission of this committee is to provide new faculty with the information and social support necessary for them to make a successful transition to the campus. The main task of the committee is to create a welcoming environment on campus by planning, coordinating, and implementing the new faculty orientation program prior to the beginning of classes. In addition, the committee provides ongoing opportunities for professional growth and development through the Center for Teaching and Innovation. Finally, by surveying the needs of new faculty, the committee tries to remain responsive to the changing needs of new faculty as they arise. Membership: there should be representation from each school, the Office of Human Resources, new faculty from the preceding year, and other interested parties.

Membership for 2017-2018:

Rameen Mohammadi, Chair, Associate Provost
Lyudmyla Ardan, Economics
Amy Bidwell, Health Promotion and Wellness
Lyn Blanchfield, History
Maryanne Cameron, University Development
Gloria Canale, Modern Languages and Literature
Sheila Cooley, Cooperative Education
Maureen Curtin, English and Creative Writing
Katharine Dutton, CTS
Robert Hageny, CTS
Bonita Hampton, Curriculum & Instruction
Kathryn Johns-Masten, Penfield Library
Greg Ketcham, Extended Learning
Helen Knowles, Political Science
Rachel Lee, Atmospheric & Geological Sciences
Timan Nekritz, Public Affairs
Melissa Newman, Human Resources
Katherine Thweatt, Communication Studies
Preety Tripathi, Mathematics
Jacqueline Wallace, Career Services
Karen Wolford, Psychology