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Part-Time Faculty Orientation. Essential Information. Assessment & Accreditation. We are accredited by SACS – Southern Association of Colleges & Schools There are several departments that have their programs accredited – such as through ABET. Assessment and Accreditation.

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Part time faculty orientation

Part-Time Faculty Orientation

Essential Information


Assessment accreditation

Assessment & Accreditation

  • We are accredited by SACS – Southern Association of Colleges & Schools

  • There are several departments that have their programs accredited – such as through ABET


Assessment and accreditation

Assessment and Accreditation

  • SACS – Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

    • This is our Regional Accrediting body that re-accredits the University every 10 years

    • We are beginning to prepare for our 5th year report

  • As part of on-going SACS assessment – we complete our FCARs/ICAs each term (talk to your department for more information)


Accreditation continued

Accreditation continued

  • Many departments have program accreditation

    • ABET (Engineering, Eng Tech, Comp Science, Software Eng, IT)

    • NAAB (Architecture)

    • ACBSP (Business Adm)

    • ACCE (Construction)


Part time faculty orientation

QEP

  • QEP – quality enhancement plan

  • Here at SPSU we are implementing our QEP as Learning Communities

  • New freshmen students are registered into cohorts with SPSU 1001 (orientation), their major orientation class and ENG 1101.

  • Students will be creating a 2-year plan (all)


What you can do

What You can do

  • Be sure that you know we are forming the learning communities

  • Know what the QEP is

  • Assist Students in Creating their 2 year plan (if you have advisees)


Assessment

Assessment

  • Each faculty member is expected to participate in regular course assessment

  • We use special forms (FCAR or ICA) to collect end of course data


Planning assessment

Planning & Assessment

  • You can find pertinent information at the office of Planning & Assessment

    • Bob Homer is the Director

    • http://www.spsu.edu/irpa/planning.htm

  • We also have Institutional Research

    • Dave Cline is the Director

    • http://www.spsu.edu/irpa


Spsu website

SPSU Website

  • Yes – it’s changing, but…….

  • We want you to know the kinds of things you have available to you on the website

    • http://polaris.spsu.edu

  • Current website:

    • www.spsu.edu


What we saw on website

What We Saw On Website

  • Administrative Offices

    • Human Resources

  • Student Services

    • Schedule of Classes

  • For Faculty & Staff

    • Academics

    • Committees & Minutes

    • Polities & Procedures

    • Directories

    • SPSU Place


Campus ids parking permit

Campus IDs & Parking Permit

  • Go to student center to get Campus ID AND Parking Permit in Auxiliary Services

  • You need to have that parking permit on your car immediately

  • You may pay $75 per term if you’d like to park in the parking deck


Refer refer refer

Refer, refer, refer

  • Students are always asking you where things are:

    • You will be taking a tour (or use your campus map) so try to get an idea of certain places


Places students need to go

Places Students NEED to Go

  • Pay fees

    • Business office – end of Norton Hall (R2 on map)

  • Financial Aid

    • Side of Norton Hall (R2 on map)

  • Campus Safety

    • Side of Norton Hall (R2 on map)


Places continued

Places continued

  • Counseling (Personal or career)

    • Career & Counseling Center – lst floor Stu Ctr (A)

  • ATTIC

    • Advisement, Tutoring, Testing, International Center – lst floor Stu Ctr (A)

    • Also handles Regent’s Testing

  • Bookstore

    • 1st floor Stu Ctr (A)


Places continued1

Places continued

  • Copies of Transcripts, turn in petitions, registration holds

    • Registrar’s office (B)

  • Campus Nurse

    • Recreation & Wellness Ctr (S1)


Email

Email

  • Our campus email is ZIMBRA

    • Zimbra.spsu.edu

  • If for some reason you don’t have email yet – contact your departmental administrative assistant


Computing resources

Computing Resources

  • DoIT – Division of Information Technology (not to be confused with the academic Department of IT)

  • Wireless

  • Banner Web – our registration system

  • Titan Storage system

  • Hornet connect (connect.spsu.edu)


Computing resources continued

Computing Resources Continued

  • Work orders

  • Help with equipment in classroom


Who s who

Who’s Who

  • President

    • Dr. Lisa Rossbacher (B)

  • Vice President for Academic Affairs

    • Dr. Zvi Szafran (B)

  • Vice President for Student & Enrollment Serv

    • Dr. Ron Koger (B)

  • Vice President for Business & Finance

    • Dr. Bill Prigge (B)


Who s who continued

Who’s Who continued

  • Dean of Arts & Sciences

    • Dr. Tom Nelson (J)

  • Dean of Computing & Software Engineering

    • Dr. Han Reichgelt (J)

  • Dean of Engineering Technology & Management

    • Dr. Jeff Ray (ETC)


Who s who continued1

Who’s Who continued

  • Dean of Architecture, Construction & Civil

    • Dr. Wilson Barnes (Arch Bldg)

  • Associate Dean of Engineering

    • Dr. Tom Currin (ETC)

  • Vice President of Foundation/Alumni Affairs

    • Dr. Ron Dempsey (B)

  • Associate VPAA

    • Dr. Dave Caudill (C)


Who s who continued2

Who’s Who continued

  • Registrar & Assistant to the VPAA

    • Mr. Steve Hamrick (B)

  • Dean of Students

    • Mr. Barry Birckhead (Stu Ctr)

  • Chief of Police

    • Capt. John Bauer (Norton Hall)


Who s who continued3

Who’s Who continued

  • Director of Career & Counseling Center

    • Phyllis Weatherly (Stu Ctr)

  • Director of Admissions

    • Mr. Gary Bush (B)

  • Director of ATTIC

    • Dr. Jeff Orr (Stu Ctr)

  • Transfer Credit

    • Marilyn Shortridge (B)


Who s who continued4

Who’s Who Continued

  • Director of Library – Dr. Joyce Mills (C)

  • Director of Grad Studies – Nikki Palamiotis (B)

  • Director of Honors – Dr. Nancy Reichert (D)

  • Director of Int’l Pgm – Dr. Rich Bennett (J)

  • Director of U-teach – Dr. Alan Gabrielli (E)


Night contact numbers

Night Contact Numbers

  • Campus Safety

    • 5555 from campus phone

    • 678-915-5555

    • 770-528-7348 (cell phone)

  • IT

    • 678-915-4357


Pertinent policies procedures

Pertinent Policies & Procedures

  • 304.0 Course Objectives, Grading & Evaluation of Students’ Performance

  • 304.5 Grade Appeals for Courses

  • 340.0 Faculty Use of Library

  • 460.0 Disability Services – Students (

  • 603.0 Intellectual Property

  • 604.0 Institutional Review Board


Pertinent p ps continued

Pertinent P&Ps continued

  • 803.5 Employment of Temporary Faculty

  • 803.0701 Student Evaluation of Faculty

  • 860.0 Drug Free Workplace

  • 890.0 Sexual Harassment

  • 904.0 Smoking on SPSU campus

  • 905.0 Food & Drink Policy for Classrooms/labs

  • 950.01 Removal of School Property from Campus

  • 1200 series Emergency Procedures


Questions

QUESTIONS?????

  • My contact information:

    • Becky Rutherfoord

    • J363

    • Ext: 7400

    • Email: [email protected]


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