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Latest Past Events

Promotion & Tenure Panel

Stodder Hall Room 57

Join the Provost and recently tenured faculty to learn more about promotion and tenure processes at UMaine, including when and how to start building your packet, where to find help with questions, what to expect from your peer committee and your chair, and more! Invited panelists include Rob Glover (Political Science), Heather Hamlin (Marine Sciences), […]

Difficult Dialogues in the Classroom, Part I

Stodder Hall Room 57

Intense political and social polarization are affecting us negatively, in subtle and overt ways. Facilitating safe and civil classroom discussion is essential to education; we must support expression of minority opinions. Join Libby Roderick from the University of Alaska to learn more about fostering productive teaching discussions. A follow-up session (Part II) is planned for […]

Fostering a Culture of Collegiality in Academic Departments – A Workshop for Chairs and Directors

Stodder Hall Room 57

This workshop is a must for department chairs and for faculty seeking to enhance the climate in their units. Dr. Libby Roderick, director of the University of Alaska’s Difficult Dialogues Initiative will help you improve your department by sharing best practices for addressing negative behaviors and attitudes. This event is co-sponsored by the Women’s, Gender & […]