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Office of the Provost

Rochester Year One 2019–20

A workshop series for new and early-career faculty.

A series of workshops and a mix of social events offering practical knowledge and expanded alliances that link faculty to research and scholarship resources, clarify the path to promotion, and support faculty progress. This program is sponsored by the Office of the Provost.

Register online

Questions or accommodation requests? Please contact Adele Coelho, Faculty Outreach Coordinator, at (585) 273-2571 or adele.coelho@rochester.edu.


August 26, 2019

New Faculty Orientation: Launching Academic Careers at Rochester

8am – 1pm
Feldman Ballroom, Douglass Commons
River Campus
Complimentary breakfast and lunch provided

New Faculty Reception with the Provost
4–5:30 p.m.
Patrick Barry House
New faculty and their guest are invited to attend a cocktail reception with the provost.

September 7, 2019

New Faculty Welcome Picnic

Noon–2 p.m.
Eastman Quadrangle, River Campus
Complimentary picnic-style lunch provided for families and guests.

October 22, 2019

Spotlight on Mentoring: Making Mentoring Work (Part I of IV)

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Eisenberg Rotunda, Schlegel Hall
River Campus
Complimentary lunch provided.

October 30, 2019

UR Faculty Summit 2019: Teaching and Learning with Technology

Noon–5 p.m.
Feldman Ballroom, Douglass Commons
River Campus
Complimentary lunch provided.

November 13, 2019

Teaching Fundamentals: Tools to Demystify Course Planning and Assessment 

11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
Feldman Ballroom, Douglass Commons
River Campus
Complimentary lunch provided.

November 21, 2019

Sources of Insight and Assistance: When Students Are Struggling, Troubled, or Troubling

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Genrich-Rusling Room, LeChase Hall
River Campus
Complimentary lunch provided.

December 3, 2019

Spotlight on Mentoring Navigating the Informal Mentoring Relationship (Part II of IV)

4–5:30 p.m.
Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library
River Campus
Complimentary lunch provided.

February 5, 2020

Managing Your Scholarly Identity

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Feldman Ballroom, Douglass Commons
River Campus
Complimentary lunch provided.

February 13, 2020

Spotlight on Mentoring: Mentoring in Action (Part III of IV)

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Genrich-Rusling Room, LeChase Hall
River Campus
Complimentary lunch provided.

February 27, 2020

Unconscious Bias and the Impact on Our Academic Environments

11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
Location TBD
Complimentary lunch provided.

March 18, 2020

Perspectives on the Promotion Process Promotion to Associate Professor

11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
Hawkins Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library
Complimentary lunch provided.

March 25, 2020

Spotlight on Mentoring: Navigating the Formal Mentoring Relationship (Part IV of IV)

4–5:30 p.m.
Northeastern Room, 1-9535
School of Medicine and Dentistry
Complimentary lunch provided.

March 27, 2020

Annual Diversity Conference

8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Various locations, River Campus

March 28, 2020

Creative Workshops at the Memorial Art Gallery

10 a.m.–Noon
Memorial Art Gallery
Complimentary brunch served.

April 18, 2020

Faculty and Student Dance Performance

2 p.m.
Spurrier Hall, River Campus
Refreshments served.