Skip to Main Content
Mobile Menu


We are excited to invite new faculty to this year’s New Faculty Orientation. Our aim is for new faculty to feel warmly welcomed, get to know their new university better, and leave with connections to new colleagues.

We’ve planned two days of engaging sessions for Monday and Tuesday, August 15-16, 2016 (agenda below)

Basic Agenda Fall 2016

Monday - Yanke Research Park

8:00 – 8:30 am Check In–Refreshments Provided
8:30 – 10:00 am Welcome to New Faculty Orientation
An Introduction to Boise State Students
 10:00 – 10:15 am BREAK
 10:15 am -Noon Faculty-Student Encounters
Boise State Resources for Faculty and Students
 Noon – 1:00 pm Lunchtime Address – University President, Dr. Bob Kustra
 1:00 – 2:15 pm Welcome – Mark Rudin, Vice President for Research
Launching Your Scholarly Work at Boise State: Part 1
 2:15 – 2:30 pm BREAK
 2:30 – 3:30 pm Launching Your Scholarly Work at Boise State: Part 2

Tuesday - Student Union Building - Lookout Room

8:30 – 9:00 am Check-in and Photos – Refreshments Provided
9:00 – 11:00 am Welcome – Sharon Paterson, Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies
University Learning Outcomes at Boise State
The First Day of Class
11:00 am – 12:15 pm Albertsons Library – Resource for Teaching and Research
12:15 – 1:00 pm Lunch with College Deans; Welcome from Provost Marty Schimpf
1:00 – 2:30 pm Break out Sessions (Bishop Barnwell and Boyington Rooms):
Campus Tour, An Introduction to Blackboard, Inclusive Excellence in the Classroom
2:30 – 3:45 pm Campus Resource Fair (Simplot BD Ballroom)


Free parking for these days is available in the Lincoln Parking Garage and Yanke Lot by clicking here. Be sure the permit is displayed on your vehicle’s dashboard.

Here is an Interactive Campus Map to help you get around the campus.

Questions? Don’t hesitate to contact Thomas Atkins,, or (208) 426-4610.