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New Faculty Institute for Tenure Track Faculty

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 a multi-day orientation program provided in August that is especially designed to help new faculty to be successful in their first semester as a tenure-track faculty member. The institute also consists of a number of workshops that occur throughout the academic year. Workshop topics include teaching, research, networking, and campus resources. During the semester, sessions are held on Fridays and include lively discussions, panels, and even field trips! NFI Fridays will include lunch and refreshments as well as an opportunity to interact with colleagues.

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New Faculty Institute Events AY 2023-24:

If you are a new tenure-track faculty member at CSUSM please contact the Faculty Center for information on the New Faculty Institute. NFI topics cover first-year RTP files, community engagement, service at CSUSM, as well as teaching and research topics.

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