Audio

Audio: Tenure & Promotion Overview and Panel Discussion

September 18th, 2016 by Kenya Hudson

Dr. Thomas Calhoun, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, gives an overview of procedures, timelines and expectations for tenure and promotion at JSU. Following him are insights from Dr. Farshad Amini, Professor and Chair in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering; Dr. Pamela Banks, Professor and Chair in the Department of Psychology; and Dr. Joan Wesley, Associate Professor in the Department of Urban & Regional Planning. Recorded September 8, 2016. 

Audio: Undergraduate Research: Does the Mentor Matter?

September 15th, 2016 by Kenya Hudson

Dr. Erin Dolan, the Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Innovative Science Education at the University of Georgia, presents research that explores the impact of the type of mentor, i.e. faculty member or post-graduate trainee (doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows) on outcomes for undergraduate students in research experiences. This talk is a part of the Faculty Engagement & Advancement Program, which is co-sponsored by the Center for University Scholars, Division of Academic & Student Affairs and Division of Research & Federal Relations at Jackson State University. (Recorded on September 15, 2016) 

Adjunct Faculty Orientation Audio

September 17th, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

Jackson State University presented the inaugural Adjunct Faculty Orientation on September 9, 2015.  Audio from the day and evening sessions is available below.

Click here for presentation slides from the Adjunct Faculty Orientation and the New Faculty Orientation (August 17, 2015) and resources for faculty links.

Audio Playlist: Research Services Workshop

February 7th, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

On February 5, 2015, the Center hosted a workshop to introduce the research support services available to faculty. In the file below, are the audio from three components: Grants and Contracts, Sponsored Programs and IRB.

Audio: Preparing for Third Year Review

February 3rd, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

Dr. Etta Morgan, chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, and Dr. Otha Burton, director of the Institute of Government and a former chair, discuss the third-year review process, what counts as satisfactory progress and tips for compiling the dossier.

Dr. Evelyn Leggette, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, provides an overview of the tenure and promotion processes at JSU. Her presentation is followed by talks about best practices by recently tenured and/or promoted faculty: Janice Brockley, Himangshu Das, Wayne Nix, Ingrad Smith and Joan Wesley. Dr. Thomas Calhoun, interim Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, offers concluding remarks.

Dr. Thomas Calhoun, then Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, leads a general discussion of best practices for crafting, compiling and organizing the tenure and/or promotion portfolio. [This talk was originally given on March 27, 2014.]