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Title: New Faculty Orientation


1
New Faculty Orientation
Dave Fairris, Vice Provost For Undergraduate
Education
2
  • Undergraduate Enrollment by College
  • Student Demographic Characteristics
  • Top Ten Majors
  • Entering Student Profile
  • Teaching Challenges
  • Teaching Joys
  • Resources

3
Fall 2006 Undergraduate Enrollment 14,792
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
(CHASS) College of Natural and Agricultural
Sciences (CNAS) Bourns College of Engineering
(BCOE)
4
Fall 2006 Student Gender Diversity
5
Fall 2006 Student Race and Ethnic Diversity
6
Fall 2006 Most Popular Majors
7
Fall 2006 Entering Freshmen Profile
  • First Generation College Students 50
  • Low Income Status 43
  • Awarded Financial Aid 62

First Generation Neither parent earned a 4-yr
degree Low Income Self-reported parental income
is less than or equal to 30,000 Awarded Aid
Determined based on financial need
8
Teaching Challenges
  • Fall 2006 Entering Freshmen
  • Did not place into English 1A (Composition) 54
  • Did not place into Math9A (Calculus) 77
  • On academic probation
  • at the end of their first year 14
  • Dismissed by the end of their first year 6

9
Teaching Joys
  • Students Are Talented, but Unsophisticated and
    Unworldly
  • The Joy of Imparting Life Possibilities
  • A Diverse Student Body
  • The Joy of Body Count Diversity and the
    Challenge of Moving Beyond It

10
RESOURCES
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Learning Center Programs and Services
  • Programs that Help Students in Classes
  • Tutoring
  • Structured Study Groups
  • Programs that Help Students to Build Skills
  • Study Skills Workshops
  • GRE, MCAT, CSET, and LSAT Prep Courses
  • Summer Pre-calculus and Writing Program
  • Programs that Help Students in Difficulty
  • Peer Counseling
  • Drop-in Academic Counselors
  • Services for Students
  • Placement Exams in Math and Chemistry
  • Computer Lab
  • http//www.learningcenter.ucr.edu/

12
Student Conflict Services
  • UCR Police Department
  • 911
  • Non-Emergency (951) 827-5222
  • http//www.police.ucr.edu/
  • Student Conduct Academic Integrity Programs
  • Enforces the University of California Policies
    Applying to Campus Activities, Organizations and
    Students.
  • Educates students about the rights and
    responsibilities they have as part of the
    University and surrounding community.
  • Engages in outreach work to assist faculty and
    staff in encouraging student accountability.
  • http//conduct.ucr.edu/
  • Vice Provost for Conflict Resolution
  • Act as a Central Coordinating Body for the
    various conflicts resolution programs (Labor
    Relations, Student Judicial Affairs, Affirmative
    Action, Title IV, Ombudsperson and the Vice
    Provost for Faculty Affairs).
  • Provide opportunities to solve conflict in a more
    informal way through mediation and through
    education and training programs for staff,
    students faculty and administrators.
  • http//www.conflictresolution.ucr.edu/

13
Instructional Development
  • Scholarship of Teaching Symposium Series
  • Instructional Innovation Excellence Grants
  • Instructional Support Grants for Undergraduate
    Education - Funding up to 1, 000 to support
    minor curricular revisions
  • Instructional Innovation Grants Funding up to
    15,000 depending on grant category. Supports
    major course/curriculum redesign, development of
    new pedagogical approaches that optimize
    technology to engage and enhance student
    learning. Also supports conference attendace
    for teaching learning.
  • Excellence in Mentoring Grants Funding up to
    1,500 to support jr.faculty and student
    mentoring.
  • Undergraduate Research Grants Funding up to
    1,000  
  • Classroom Initiatives
  • Flex Classrooms Surge 171-173
  • Instructional Innovation Incubator Surge 170
  • Course Evaluations
  • iEVAL
  • Undergraduate Program Review
  • http//instruction.ucr.edu/
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