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New Faculty Orientation, 2019

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 5-6, 2019, hosted by the Office of the Provost & Senior Vice Chancellor. This orientation provides an overview of the university’s mission, highlights the critical role of faculty in student success, and introduces campus resources that support faculty success and build campus connections.

Please note that all new faculty are invited to attend an evening reception in the West Club of Neyland Stadium, which will immediately follow the first day’s sessions.

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 (


Faculty Senate (Skolits)
Faculty 101 (Zomchick)
Student Life Resources (Carilli, Kidd Houze, Zambito)
Academic Affairs Resources (Hinde, Sullivan-Vance)
Title IX (Blamey)
Responsible Conduct in Research (Nobles)
Graduate Education at UT (Thompson)

Helpful Links for New Faculty