Every year, the Faculty Center hosts the new cohort of faculty at the New Faculty Institute. The New Faculty Institute (NFI) consists of two kinds of activities. First, there is an orientation provided at the beginning of the fall semester, which is especially designed to help new faculty to be successful in their first semester as a lecturer or tenure-track faculty member. The institute also consists of a number of workshops that occur throughout the year, and will reconvene for two half-day retreats later in the academic year, with additional information and timely guidance. Workshop topics include teaching, research, networking, and campus resources. Sessions are held on Fridays and include lively discussions, panels, and even field trips! Fridays will include lunch and refreshments as well as an opportunity to interact with colleagues.
You are represented by the California Faculty Association, a union of 27,000 professors, lecturers, librarians, counselors and coaches who teach in the California State University system. In classrooms on the 23 CSU campuses, CFA members work hard to teach our students. To join, as an active member with rights to vote and engage fully on behalf of yourself and others, go to: https://www.calfac.org/join-cfa.
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If you are a new faculty please contact the Faculty Center for information on the New Faculty Institute.
** Topics TBD but will cover first year RTP files, community engagement, service at CSUSM, as well as teaching and research topics.
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