Events

Drop-in lunches with Associate Deans

The Spring 2017 Associate Deans’ Lunches will focus on a range of topics that emerged last semester related to unit culture(s) and campus climate(s). We will include discussions at the unit-level regarding our responses to shifts in student interests, approaches to balancing mentoring needs and demands, initiating and sustaining productive discussions about diversity, and negotiating in-unit disagreement. In particular, we want to provide a space for faculty to engage with each other on various issues and strategies for navigating these, at times, complicated dynamics. The spring wraps up with our second annual Faculty Retreat on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Mount Hope.

February 8, 2017: Enrollment Patterns

February 22, 2017: Balancing Mentoring Needs & Demands

March 8, 2017: Open Topic

April 5, 2017: Diversity 

April 12, 2017: Open Topic

April 19, 2017: Navigating Internal Disagreement

May 3, 2017: Open Topic

May 16, 2017: Faculty Retreat, Mount Hope

The Associate Deans’ lunches are held on Wednesdays at noon at the Faculty House. They are occasions for faculty to get together and talk—across ranks and disciplines—on topics of mutual interest.

We hope you will join us for one or more lunches in the Old Private Room at the Faculty House. Please charge your lunch to the Office of the Dean of the Faculty.

Co-hosted by Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity and Equity Ngonidzashe Munemo and Associate Dean of Faculty Rhon Manigault-Bryant. If you would like to suggest a topic for discussion, please contact one of us.

#DesignerDemo: Design Thinking @ Williams

A “crash course” in design thinking approaches, strategies, and techniques for faculty, student, and staff members of the Williams community. Led by Eugene Korsunskiy ’08, Coordinator of Design Initiatives at the University of Vermont. Thursday, January 5, 1pm-4pm (Sawyer Library 328) Friday, January 13, 9am-12pm (Sawyer Library 328) RSVP here!  

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#SocialMedia: Digital Trends in Research & Teaching

The Dean of Faculty’s Office, the Office of Institutional Technology, and the Library are announcing the launch of an annual research, teaching and technology series. The theme for 2016-17 is #SocialMedia: Digital Trends in Research and Teaching. There will be three events in the Fall, and three in the Spring.  All events will be in

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New Faculty Orientation 2016!

Join the Office of the Dean of the Faculty (DoF), First3, the Office of Institutional Technology (OIT), and the Williams College Libraries for several days of programming to help new and incoming faculty as they transition into life at Williams. Events include: a Welcome Reception featuring President Adam Falk, Dean of Faculty Denise Buell, and Dean

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