2013 CPC New Faculty Workshop

Posted on October 11, 2012 by kmissild

The workshop will be held at Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


The conference is for 2012-13 new tenure-track and visiting faculty from Gettysburg, Dickinson, and Franklin & Marshall. Tenure-track faculty from 2011-12 and 2010-11 are also encouraged to attend this conference.

Conference theme: ”Life/Work Balance and ‘Surviving’ the First Year from the Teaching Side of Things”

Keynote speaker and facilitator: James M. Lang, Associate Professor of English, and the Director of the College Honors Program at Assumption College.

Lang is the author of Life on the Tenure Track: Lessons from the First Year (Johns Hopkins UP), a memoir and guidebook based on his first year as a new faculty member.  Since 1999 he has written a regular column about life on the tenure track, “The Tenure-Track Diaries,” for The Chronicle of Higher Education.  He received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in English/Philosophy; his M.A. from St. Louis University; and his Ph.D. from Northwestern University.  He frequently offers lectures and workshops on teaching in higher education.

For questions, contact Kathy Missildine, Executive Assistant to the CPC, or 717-291-4282

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