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Faculty Development

Food for Thought Series

Morning refreshments or lunch is always provided. RSVP to facultydevelopment@butler.edu is required.

To request disability-related accommodations or inquire about accessibility, please contact Rebecca DeGrazia at rdegrazi@butler.edu or at 317-940-8558. Please allow two weeks’ advance notice in order to allow adequate time to make arrangements. Although attempts will be made to honor accommodation requests with less notice, it cannot be guaranteed that without two weeks’ notice a reasonable accommodation can be provided.

Event

Friday, October 19
9:00-10:00 a.m.
AU326
(change in location)
"Decluttering Your Academic Life: Establishing Boundaries and Policies to Help Maintain (or Regain) Your Sanity"
If your attention and focus feel fractured, if your energy is spread across too many projects and people not at the top of your priority list, and if you feel overwhelmed with too much to do and too little time, then you may benefit from establishing some personal and professional policies. Policies are strategically crafted statements that protect your time, energy, and attention, which are your most precious assets as an academic. This Faculty Food for Thought session will teach you strategies to position yourself within strategically-crafted policies that help you declutter your academic life. 

 

Friday, November 9
Noon-1:00
AU326

"Helping Students Who Have Survived Trauma" Presented by Keith Magnus (Counseling and Consultation Services) and Maria Kanger (Title IX Coordinator)
It can be very difficult to know how to best help an individual who has experienced a traumatic experience, such as sexual assault. Please join us for a conversation about how you can best support students who disclose to you that they have experienced a traumatic event. This conversation will include strategies for supporting students and help to clarify what your requirements are as an employee of Butler University. 

 

Monday, January 28
Noon-1:00
AU326
"Avoiding the Dangers of Personality Typing"

 

Monday, February 4
Noon-1:00
AU326
"Infusing Vocational Reflection into Your Teaching and Course Curriculum"

 

Thursday, February 28
12:30-1:30
AU111
"LibQual Survey Results"

 

Tuesday, April 2
12:30-1:30
AU111

Session information forthcoming.