Welcome to the Lehman College New Faculty Orientation Page. We are very pleased that you are joining the Lehman Community.We are so excited to welcome you to Lehman College, CUNY as part of the 2017-2018 New Faculty Cohort. Lehman’s faculty and Administrators have devoted significant time recruiting your cohort with GREAT success. Lehman is immensely proud that you will be joining our distinctive group of faculty. On their behalf, we welcome you as a new colleague.
This site has been designed as an initial road map to provide you with information and connections to make a great start at Lehman. Please take the time to find out about our campus and community resources and about your orientation program. We look forward to helping you learn more about the resources on our campus, to offering you support as you develop as a teaching scholar and to help you feel at home on our campus and in our community. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to Lehman on Friday, August 25th!
Your Year-Long Faculty Orientation Program (All New Lehman Faculty)
Full Day Orientation Program August 25, 2017- An exciting day of getting to know Us, Our Students, Our Sytems and The Bronx
Monthly Get Togethers throughout the Academic Year- Six-part series to help you assimilate (resistance is futile) to the Lehman community
New Faculty Mentoring - Support, Advise, Guidance, Teaching Resources
Dean's Book Club- The Dean's book club provides an opportunity to discuss isssues in higher education
New Faculty Orientation
A series of six seminars are presented, three in Fall semester and three in Spring semester. We meet on Wednesday's during University Hours 3:30-5pm in the Treehouse conference room, 3rd floor of the Leonard Lief Library.
The Dean’s book club is a new initiative here at Lehman. The aim is to provide a forum to discuss issues in higher education with your Dean. The book we have chosen for this years shared-read is "A Handbook on Mentoring Students in Undergraduate Research". Your Dean will contact you to set up a meeting time and place. To download the handbook please complete a brief survey.
Faculty Mentorship serves many purposes, including offering social support, advice and guidance about research, teaching and service just to name a few. Our Lehman faculty mentors were identified by their Chairs as great experienced candidates who enjoy meeting new colleagues and who want to make a positive difference for them by sharing their experience teaching and at Lehman in general. Participation is encouraged for all New and Jr. faculty. To register complete the mentor application provided.
Getting Started at Lehman College
The following links will orientate you to the resources and people that will support your transition in becoming a member of the Lehman community.
Information about moving & relocating, HR forms, email, ID, parking, child care, Blackboard (Bb) and more!
Introducing Our Wonderful Students
Crafting a Lehman Syllabi
Prepping for your Lehman Classes: Crafting a Lehman Syllabi
Dr. Harriet (Niki) Fayne has prepared a primer on best practices for Lehman syllabi for your education.