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University of Central Florida College of Arts and Humanities. New Faculty Orientation Office of the Dean August 13, 2014. Introductions. Dean’s Office Jose B. Fernandez, Dean Lynn Hepner, Associate Dean Rudy McDaniel, Assistant Dean - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • University of Central FloridaCollege of Arts and HumanitiesNew Faculty OrientationOffice of the DeanAugust 13, 2014

  • IntroductionsDeans OfficeJose B. Fernandez, DeanLynn Hepner, Associate DeanRudy McDaniel, Assistant DeanCathy Radzai, Director, Budget and Personnel Administration and Assistant to the Dean Nancy Stanlick, Assistant Dean

  • General Overview of CAH NFOThe administrative members of the CAH Deans Office have distinct areas of responsibility.For questions and assistance with any of these areas, contact the deans office.On the next page is a general listing of some areas associated with each of the deans office administrative members.The reason for this new faculty orientation session is to be sure you have essential information that youll need specific to CAH.

  • Jos B. Fernndez, Ph.D.

    Dean, College Management at all levelsCurriculum, Research, Hiring, Budget, Personnel, Technology, and all other areas.General CAH InformationPromotion and TenureMentorshipAdditional Information and linksDean's Office Administration & StaffMission and Vision of CAH

  • Promotion and Tenure Information for tenure-earning faculty and Instructor/Lecturer promotionSee Promotion and Tenure

  • Nancy A. Stanlick, Ph.D.Assistant Dean, Associate Professor of PhilosophyFaculty Relations/Employee RelationsStudent AffairsProperty and InventoryTIP Award Process ManagementCAH and Program AssessmentStudent Awards and ScholarshipsFaculty Qualifications Management & SACS Accreditation ComplianceCAH Personnel Security

  • Rudy McDaniel, Ph.D.Assistant Dean, Associate Professor of Digital MediaTechnology Public Relations marketing, publicity, and information outreach Director, Texts and Technology Ph.D. Program P&T and I/L PromotionDirector of ResearchRIA, SoTL and Excellence in Research AwardsSabbatical Leave Requests

  • Research EssentialsSee E-mail: [email protected]: 407-823-0908Office: CAH 190YORC Link:

    Director of Research: Rudy McDanielAssociate Director, Research Programs/Services: Kristin Wetherbee

  • Research Essentials ContinuedDiversity in scholarshipWide range of research/creative endeavorsSample research areasPre-Award ServicesIdentifying grant opportunitiesProposal editing Budget creationPost-Award ServicesFinancial administrationCloseoutWorkshopsResearch Initiatives

  • CAH Technology Technology Support - 407-823-2719CAH ITTechnology Support including setups for new workstations, troubleshooting, classroom and lab support, required contact point prior to new hardware and software purchases [email protected], Development and Communication Web design, hosting, maintenance; custom Web programming and databases; graphic design [email protected] and Server Support user accounts and setup for file shares, server configuration, network configuration, server backups, security camera systems. Account requests: [email protected]

  • CAH IT ContinuedUsing ManagerLog inUpdating InformationSyllabi for your courses

  • Lynn HepnerAssociate Dean of Academic ProgramsCurriculum management & course developmentNew program development and university-mandated academic program reviewScheduling & Enrollment managementOversight of graduate and undergraduate programsLiaison to regional campuses and area collegesExcellence AwardsConflict of InterestAnnual Reporting

  • Cathy B. RadzaiDirector, Budget and Personnel Administration and Assistant to the DeanBudgetPersonnel AdministrationSalariesOperational ExpendituresEmployment AgreementsTravelPCardsPayrollFoundation

  • Faculty/Staff ResourcesFaculty and Staff DirectoryHuman ResourcesPolicies and Procedures

  • Teaching EssentialsFCTL's Semester Essentials(syllabi, rosters, policies & procedures)FCTL's New Faculty ResourcesStudent Information Forms such as:Change of gradeIncomplete grade (online grading system)Independent studyOverride approvalare available from department, CAHSA, or CAH Graduate Office

  • Other EssentialsFaculty DevelopmentSee Professional DevelopmentSee Programs:Scholarship of Teaching and LearningResearch Incentive AwardTeaching Incentive Program

  • Other EssentialsFaculty DevelopmentSee Professional DevelopmentSee Programs:Scholarship of Teaching and LearningResearch Incentive AwardTeaching Incentive Program

  • Assignment of Duties: Chairperson's evaluation: FAR (Faculty Annual Report): Distributed by department chairs in spring termFAS (Faculty Activity Report): Online process, handled by department chairPotential Conflict of Interest: Online process see

    Faculty Forms

  • Wish-lists from Chairs and the Deans OfficeThe following wish list pages are suggestions only. Practices in your department may vary.

  • A Wish List from Chairs and DirectorsSyllabus-RelatedInclude office hoursInclude date, place and time of final examAt least one graded assignment by drop dateRequire student acknowledgement of understanding and acceptance of syllabus and course requirements

  • A Wish List from Chairs and Directors ContinuedMeet with your chair at least twice a year to discuss tenure/promotion progress.Find mentors, at least one in your department and one outside.Take advantage of FCTL sessions and opportunity to network with others.Read and know the policy on Students of Concern If students need your signature and you are not going to be on campus, let someone in your office know how to reach you.Be part of the solution, not part of the problem.

  • A Wish List from the Dean's OfficeDo not offer an assignment or opportunity for a grade to one student that is not available to all of them.Don't assign an incomplete outside the policy of CAH and your department.Know the UCF Golden Rule, especially the sections on academic dishonesty and student appeals processes.Be aware of students of concern.Follow proper procedures for resolving personnel problems or student-related grade disputes.Consult with your chair or director for your departments procedures.Definitely do NOT put sensitive, protected, and grade-related information in e-mails to students.When using e-community, use BCC for all even when students do not choose the privacy option for e-mail.