Duke's all-day program introducing you and your new colleagues to the many resources and opportunities available to you across the University.

Karsh Alumni & Visitors Center

This annual day-long orientation program introduces new faculty to the various resources and opportunities available across the university and provides guidance on teaching and engaging students.

Event Schedule

Thursday, August 22

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks                                     

9:00 – 9:10 a.m.

Introduction to Duke University      

9:10 - 9:40 a.m.                   

Introduction of New Faculty

9:40 – 9:55 a.m.                     

Your Professional Development & Personal Wellness as a Duke Faculty Member

9:55 - 10:35 a.m.

Break

10:35 – 10:50 a.m.

Historical Background of Duke University

10:50 - 11:10 a.m.

Introduction to the Arts & Athletics at Duke

11:10 – 11:20 a.m.

The First Year Experience as Faculty at Duke

11:20 – 11:50 a.m.

Lunch & Resource Fair

11:50 a.m. – 1:10 p.m.

Interdisciplinary Opportunities & Engaged Scholarship

1:10 – 1:50 p.m.

Living Out Duke Values as a Member of the Faculty

1:50 – 2:10 p.m.

Undergraduate Education, Graduate Education & Student Life

2:10 – 2:40 p.m.                      

Break

2:40 – 2:55 p.m.

A Strong Start to Teaching & Engaging Your Students

2:55 – 3:30 p.m.

Advancement & Promotion at Duke                 

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

4:00 – 4:10 p.m.

Group Photo

4:10 – 4:25 p.m.                      

Reception                                        

4:25 – 6:00 p.m.