Thursday, March 11, 2021
Supporting Faculty During COVID-19. Stephenson Beck (Communication), Alan Denton (Physics), Erin Gillam (Biological Sciences), and Chris Ray(School of Education).
Have you and your colleagues discussed the Provost-supported COVID-19 Faculty Support Ad-hoc Committee recommendations? Committee members will review the recommendations, provide suggestions for implementation (from both a candidate and reviewer perspective), and offer advice for navigating difficult conversations around the impacts of COVID-19 on faculty work. COVID-19 Recommendations can be viewed here:
https://www.ndsu.edu/fileadmin/provost/Forms/PTE/SupportingNDSUFacultyCOVID-19_202021.pdf Zoom Recording
Monday, November 23, 2020
Supporting Students with Disabilities. Mark Coppin (Disability Services), Erika Berg (Animal Sciences).
Nationally, approximately 19-20% of undergraduate students report having a disability. At NDSU, we only have around 4% of our students registered with Disability Services. We will discuss the reasons why we provide accommodations and efforts we are taking at NDSU to better serve our students with disabilities.
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October 30, 2020
Faculty Mental Health during the Pandemic. Kathryn Gordon, Sanford Health.
The pandemic has led to increased stress in the lives of many faculty, who are managing upheaval in their personal lives while adapting to changes in their jobs. This presentation will describe strategies for cultivating self-compassion, tending to mental health needs, and coping with uncertainty and hardship.
Spring 2021 or Fall 2021
Building Intentional Communities of Practice with a Focus on Supporting Graduate Students. Erika Marín-Spiotta, Professor of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison.