Virtual Binder


  1. Survival Checklist
  2. WCU Website Links
  3. List of Deans and Chairpersons
  4. Presentation PowerPoints for NFO Orientation 2021
    1. Information Services & Technology Overview
    2. Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    3. Division of Student Affairs
    4. Student and Faculty Ombuds
    5. Enrollment Management
    6. Creating an Inclusive Classroom
    7. Center for Civic Engagement & Social Impact
    8. Faculty Evaluation Process Workshop
    9. Faculty Evaluation Process: Tenure and Promotion
    10. Tenure and Promotion Handout
    11. CARE Team Overview
    12. University College Academic Student Support Services
    13. Introduction to the Graduate School
  5. University Libraries New Faculty Checklist

A. University Policies and Procedures

  1. ADA Classroom Accommodations Appeals Procedure
  2. Animals on Campus Policy
  3. Preferred Name Policy
  4. Prolonged Student Absences and Missed Class Notifications
  6. Professional Conduct
    1. Sexual Misconduct Policy
    2. Sexual Harassment and Misconduct (Non-Title IX)
    3. PASSHE Amorous Relationship Policy
  7. Statement of Professional Ethics
  8. Mission Statement
  9. Policy on Disruptive Classroom Behavior
  10. FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)
  11. Student Health Services
  12. CAPC
  13. APSCUF WCU Chapter Website
    1. Brief Introduction to APSCUF Slides
    2. Faculty Health and Welfare Fund
    3. Highmark PPO Blue Benefits Summary

B. Our Students

  1. Admission Highlights: Fall 2017
  2. Enrollment Management

C. Teaching and Advising Responsibilities

  1. LARC (Learning Assistance and Resource Center)
    1. LARC Welcome Letter
    2. LARC Information Slides
  2. WCU Writing Center
  3. Goals of the WCU General Education Program
  4. Teaching Tips and Class Management
  5. Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Center (TLAC)
    1. TLAC Resources
    2. TLAC Getting Started Guide
  6. Twardowski Career Development Center (CDC)
    1. Faculty Guide to the Career Development Center
    2. Capitalizing on Career Development in the Classroom
  7. Office of Digital Learning and Innovation (ODLI)
    1. ODLI Services & Offerings
    2. Distance Education Course Approval Process
    3. Distance Education: Getting Started
    4. ODLI Course Development Resources
    5. ODLI Staff Contact Information

D. Evaluation

  1. Top Ten Things That Must Be Done During Your First Year
  2. Student Rating of Instructor Survey (SRIS)
    1. SRIS 1 - Regular Classroom Student Evaluation Questions (Quantitative Data)
    2. SRIS 2 - Regular Classroom Student Evaluation Questions (Qualitative Data, Not used in Tenure Evaluation)
    3. SRIS 3 - Distance Education/Online Student Evaluation Questions
  3. Provost Forms and Policies (*Please review carefully!)

E. Research

  1. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
  2. ORSP INFO NFO 2022
  3. Funding Examples

F. Faculty Resource Fair Materials

  1. Global Engagement Office (GEO) Staff
  2. Educating for Sustainability
  3. Center for Civic Engagement & Social Impact
  4. Resource Fair Participants
  5. WCU Resource Pantry

G. Adjunct Resources

  1. 7 Start Up Steps for New Adjuncts at WCUPA
  2. Adjunct Quick Start: Key Teaching Policies & Student Support at WCU
  3. Understanding WCU's Evaluation Policies for Adjuncts
  4. Professional Development Opportunities for Adjuncts
  5. FMC Mentoring Cohort Flyer
  6. APSCUF Adjunct Membership Flyer
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