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Tuesday, August 21
 

8:30am

Welcome to NFS
Speakers
avatar for Courtney Byrd

Courtney Byrd

Ambassador, Provost's Teaching Fellows
Courtney T. Byrd is an Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Austin. She received her bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University-Shreveport, her master’s degree from Texas Christian University and her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. In 2006, upon completion... Read More →


Tuesday August 21, 2018 8:30am - 8:40am
Student Activity Center Ballroom 2201 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712

8:45am

Helping ALL Students Reach Their Fullest Potential
Learn about the extraordinary student population that comprises the heart of the Longhorn nation and the various ways you can facilitate student achievement inside and outside the classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Soncia Reagins-Lilly

Soncia Reagins-Lilly

Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
Dr. Soncia Reagins-Lilly began serving as vice president for student affairs and dean of students at The University of Texas at Austin in September 2016. She collaborates with students, faculty and staff to help create a safe and welcoming campus where students can thrive through... Read More →


Tuesday August 21, 2018 8:45am - 9:00am
Student Activity Center Ballroom 2201 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712

10:10am

Why Students Don't Learn What We Think We Teach
Speakers
avatar for Robert Duke

Robert Duke

Distinguished Teaching Professor, Butler School of Music
Robert Duke is the Marlene and Morton Meyerson Centennial Professor and Head of Music and Human Learning at The University of Texas at Austin. r. Duke’s research on human learning and behavior spans multiple disciplines, and his most recent work explores the refinement of procedural... Read More →


Tuesday August 21, 2018 10:10am - 10:25am
Student Activity Center Ballroom 2201 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712

10:25am

President's Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Greg Fenves

Greg Fenves

President, University of Texas at Austin
Gregory L. Fenves is the 29th president of The University of Texas at Austin. Before he became president in 2015, he served the university as executive vice president and provost and as dean of UT’s Cockrell School of Engineering. For his research and teaching, Fenves was elected... Read More →


Tuesday August 21, 2018 10:25am - 10:40am
Student Activity Center Ballroom 2201 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712

11:00am

Introduction to UFCU
Speakers
avatar for Rhonda Summerbell

Rhonda Summerbell

Senior Manager, University Relations/Higher Education Strategic Initiatives, University Federal Credit Union


Tuesday August 21, 2018 11:00am - 11:10am
Student Activity Center Ballroom 2201 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712

1:10pm

You Own the UT Co-Op
University Co-op, the not-for-profit bookstore serving the University of Texas at Austin since 1896 is owned by the students, faculty, and staff of the university.


Speakers
avatar for Cheryl Phifer

Cheryl Phifer

CEO, University Co-Operative Society


Tuesday August 21, 2018 1:10pm - 1:20pm
Student Activity Center Ballroom 2201 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712

1:20pm

Excellence in Research and Working with Graduate Students
Speakers
avatar for Mark Smith

Mark Smith

Dean, The Graduate School
Mark Smith is the Executive Vice Provost for academic Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Texas at Austin.  Smith comes to UT Austin from Purdue University, where he served as the dean of the Graduate School. In addition to his efforts as a university leader... Read More →


Tuesday August 21, 2018 1:20pm - 1:35pm
Student Activity Center Ballroom 2201 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712

1:55pm

Facilitating Interdisciplinary Collaboration, Mentorship, and Community Across Creators of New Knowledge
Are you eager to learn ways to advance your program of research? The VPR team will share their exciting collaborative research initiatives, innovative faculty development programs and exceptional campus-wide opportunities to support scholarship.


Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Lyon Gardner

Jennifer Lyon Gardner

Associate Vice President for Research, The University of Texas at Austin, Office of the Vice President for Research
avatar for Dan Jaffe

Dan Jaffe

Vice President for Research, The University of Texas at Austin, Office of the Vice President for Research
Daniel Jaffe is the Vice President for Research at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Jaffe has been a distinguished member of UT Austin's College of Natural Sciences faculty since 1986 and is the immediate past chair of the Department of Astronomy. His experience as a UT leader... Read More →


Tuesday August 21, 2018 1:55pm - 2:30pm
Student Activity Center Ballroom 2201 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712

2:30pm

Faculty Affairs Overview of Promotion
A high-level review of the promotion process before breaking out into focused panel discussions.


Speakers
avatar for Janet Dukerich

Janet Dukerich

Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Janet Dukerich is the Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and a Full Professor in the Management Department at the McCombs School of Business. She holds the Harkins & Company Centennial Chair at The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to 1989, when she joined UT, she taught at... Read More →


Tuesday August 21, 2018 2:30pm - 2:40pm
Student Activity Center Ballroom 2201 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712

3:30pm

Closing Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Hillary Hart

Hillary Hart

Director, Faculty Innovation Center
Hillary Hart is the inaugural director of the Faculty Innovation Center. As Distinguished Sr. Lecturer in Engineering Communication at UT Austin, Hart has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in environmental and risk communication, technical communication, and the social impact... Read More →


Tuesday August 21, 2018 3:30pm - 3:40pm
Student Activity Center Ballroom 2201 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712
 
Wednesday, August 22
 

8:30am

Welcome
Speakers
avatar for Courtney Byrd

Courtney Byrd

Ambassador, Provost's Teaching Fellows
Courtney T. Byrd is an Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Austin. She received her bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University-Shreveport, her master’s degree from Texas Christian University and her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. In 2006, upon completion... Read More →


Wednesday August 22, 2018 8:30am - 8:35am
Learning Lab 1, Perry-Castaneda Library 101 E 21st St, Austin, TX 78705, USA

8:45am

The Scholarship of Teaching & Learning
How did you learn to teach? As part of your welcome to UT Austin you will receive The Little Orange Book, written by 16 award-winning teachers, all of whom are members of the University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers. The goal of The Little Orange Book project and this session is to offer practical teaching tips and advice for newly hired instructors and assistant professors.


Speakers
avatar for Brent Iverson

Brent Iverson

Dean, School of Undergraduate Studies
Dr. Brent Iverson became the second dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies in July 2013. Iverson was actively involved in the formation of the school, first serving on the Task Force on Curricular Reform that led to the school’s creation in 2006 and then on the school’s faculty... Read More →


Wednesday August 22, 2018 8:45am - 9:00am
Learning Lab 1, Perry-Castaneda Library 101 E 21st St, Austin, TX 78705, USA

9:00am

Building an Exceptional Team of Scholars
Speakers
avatar for Maurie McInnis

Maurie McInnis

Executive Vice President and Provost, The University of Texas at Austin
Maurie McInnis is the executive vice president and provost at The University of Texas at Austin. As the university's chief academic officer, she leads strategic planning for the university's academic mission, and ensures academic programs are world-class and aligned with the university's... Read More →


Wednesday August 22, 2018 9:00am - 9:20am
Learning Lab 1, Perry-Castaneda Library 101 E 21st St, Austin, TX 78705, USA

11:20am

Title IX on the 21st Century Campus
Speakers
avatar for Krista Anderson

Krista Anderson

University Title IX Coordinator, University Compliance Services


Wednesday August 22, 2018 11:20am - 11:35am
Learning Lab 1, Perry-Castaneda Library 101 E 21st St, Austin, TX 78705, USA

11:35am

Providing a Foundation for Academic Success
Speakers
avatar for Rachelle Hernandez

Rachelle Hernandez

Vice President for Enrollment Management, Office of the Vice President for Enrollment Management
Rachelle Hernandez has been appointed senior vice provost for enrollment management at The University of Texas at Austin. She was previously the associate vice provost for enrollment management and director of admissions at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Hernandez holds... Read More →


Wednesday August 22, 2018 11:35am - 11:50am
Learning Lab 1, Perry-Castaneda Library 101 E 21st St, Austin, TX 78705, USA

12:10pm

Invitation to the Community Connections Fair
Wednesday August 22, 2018 12:10pm - 12:15pm
Learning Lab 1, Perry-Castaneda Library 101 E 21st St, Austin, TX 78705, USA