November 16, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
423 ILR Conference Center, 140 Garden Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853

Four Cornell faculty members will address issues such as mentoring, expectations, how to put together a tenure package, the decision at the departmental level, what happens both in the dean’s office and when the package arrives on the provost’s desk. 

December 5, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
423 ILR Conference Center, 140 Garden Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853

Designed for newly tenured associate professors, this session addresses understanding the promotion to full professor process; keeping your research program on track post tenure; managing service and work life; and planting the seeds for future academic leadership. Panelists include Judy Appleton, Vice Provost and the Alfred H. Caspary Professor of Immunology in the Baker Institute for Animal Health; Kevin Hallock, Dean of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, and Professor of Economics and Human Resources Studies; and John Siliciano, Vice Provost and Professor of Law.

December 11, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cornell Health, Ho Plaza, Tang Conference Center Rooms 127C and 127D, Ithaca, New York 14853

Cornell Health
Tang Conference Center 127C and 127D
Designed for Cornell faculty members, this program points out key indicators that a student is struggling, identifies factors to gauge the situation severity, provides suggestions on talking with the student, and identifies resources for assistance and support. Attendees will watch a film and a discussion will be facilitated by Catherine Thrasher-Carroll, director of the mental health program, Skorton Center for Health Initiatives. Lunch is provided at 11:30 AM. Please register by December 6, 2017.

Sponsored by Academic Human Resources, this certificate-bearing program is designed for Academic Professionals who periodically lead projects, labs, initiatives, or classes and formally or informally direct the activities of staff, students or volunteers.  Contacts:  Michael V. Esposito, and Pam Strausser

Sponsored by Academic HR, this day-long session from 8:30 AM-4 PM with the Cornell Interactive Theatre Ensemble explores how faculty can address conflict and maintain healthy relationships in an inclusive climate. To register, contact Pam Strausser at or 607-254-1525.

January 23, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sage Chapel

As part of the 2018 Martin Luther King Day of Commemoration, this year’s keynote speaker, Mitchell S. Jackson, is a prominent advocate for criminal justice reform. A faculty member at New York University, Jackson is the author of the book and film, The Residue Years. This year’s event is sponsored by sponsored by Office of Academic Initiatives, Cornell United Religious Work, Latina/o Studies Program, Cornell Prison Education Program, Greater Ithaca Activities Center and Multicultural Resources Center.

February 26, 2018
1:30 am - 12:00 pm
423 ILR Conference Center, 140 Garden Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853

Learn what foundations are looking for when funding social science research projects.  Sheldon Danziger, president, Russell Sage Foundation will explain. Lunch provided at 12 PM. Presentation runs from 12:30-1:30 PM.

March 6, 2018
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
423 ILR Conference Center, 140 Garden Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853

Learn about the findings from the Faculty Work Life Survey.  Presenters are: Charles Van Loan, Dean of the Faculty, and Professor of Computer Science; Avery August, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, and Professor of Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, and Marin Clarkberg, Associate Vice Provost, Institutional Research and Planning Lunch provided at 11:30 AM. Presentation […]

March 20, 2018
11:30 am - 1:15 pm
229 King Shaw Hall (ILR Conference Center)

Cornell faculty with experience discussing their research findings with policy makers will join Joel Malina, Vice President for University Relations, in sharing their insights on the keys to a successful meeting with Congressional staff and federal agency officials. The panelists are: Joel Malina, Vice President for University Relations; Kathleen Rasmussen, professor of nutritional sciences. She […]