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Building a Mentoring Network: 4:00-5:00 pm. Glat 301.

Associate Provost Jen Bloomquist introduces the process of building your personal mentoring network. Unlike traditional mentoring systems, a network approach allows you to take an active role in setting goals and identifying  possible mentors based on those goals. Jen will also discuss mutual mentoring, a way for peers or near peers support one another.


How to Respond to Student Issues: 4:00-5:00 pm. Glat 301.

Are you wondering how best to accommodating learning differences? What to do when a student stops coming to class? How to advise a student who is struggling? What to do if you suspect an Honor Code violation? How to respond to difficult interactions among students or between you and a student? GailAnn Rickert, Dean of Academic Advising, and Kathy Delaney, Lecturer in Psychology, will join Julie Hendon to discuss ways to respond to these typical problems and what kinds of resources are available.



The Tenure Process at Gettysburg College: 4:00-5:00 pm. Glat 301

Provost Christopher Zappe will join us to discuss the tenure process and answer questions. Chris sees the this process from many angles: he has a central role in the hiring new faculty, he reads your annual reports and evaluations, and he is a member of the Faculty Personnel Committee. Chris writes the pre-tenure letter which provides insight into FPC’s assessment of your performance to date and advice for how best to continue to the tenure review.



New Faculty Mix & Mingle, 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Glatfelter Lodge

Take a moment to relax and celebrate completing your first semester at Gettysburg College.