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New Faculty Orientation, 2017

Welcome and Overview

Welcome to the faculty of the University of Tennessee!

As you settle into your position and make preparations for the upcoming academic year, please plan to participate in New Faculty Orientation on August 7-8, 2017, hosted by the Office of the Provost & Senior Vice Chancellor. This orientation is designed to provide all participants with an overview of individuals, offices, tools, and resources at UT dedicated to support faculty success.

Please note that all new faculty are invited to attend an evening reception which will immediately follow the first day’s sessions. In the West Club of Neyland Stadium, participants will meet members of the Chancellor’s Cabinet and Interim Provost’s executive staff, as well as mingle with their department heads and College administrators.

Please follow the link below to accept or decline our invitation to participate in New Faculty Orientation. Should you have any questions, please contact Heather Cockrum, Executive Assistant to the Provost (

Submit your RSVP here by Monday, July 24.
View the revised agenda for New Faculty Orientation.


Faculty Senate, Beauvais Lyons

University 101: Governance, John Zomchick

University 101: Budget, Chris Cimino

University 101: The Vol Experience, Kari Alldredge

Student Life Resources to Help Faculty Support Students, Student Life Panel

Academic Affairs Resources to Help Faculty Support Student Success, Student Success Panel

Graduate Education at UT, Dixie Thompson

Council for Diversity & Interculturalism

Commission for LGBT People

Commission for Blacks

Commission for Women

UT Public Safety, Chief Troy Lane

OIT Support: Statistics, Qualitative Analysis and Software, Bob Muenchen

Responsible Conduct in Research, Robert Nobles

Diversity and Inclusion, Judy Cornett

Helpful Links for New Faculty

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