Fall 2022

New Faculty Orientation 2022

New Faculty Orientation will take place on Thursday, August 25, 2022 in the Freedman Center Collaboration Commons at Kelvin Smith Library.

Weekly Open Writing

We are relaunching Weekly Open Writing this fall. The Weekly Open Writing program offers accountability and community to support writing productivity. The scheduled sessions are blocks of unstructured, quiet writing time. 

Date and Time TBD


We asked those who have participated in Weekly Open Writing what they thought about the program. This is what they said:

"I love the dedicated space and the camaraderie. There are few writing groups on campus, and with so few new hires it is a particular challenge for me -- as a junior faculty member -- to find a writing community. This program also helps with my accountability (to myself) by automatically carving out and protecting time each week for writing."

"It provided accountability -- just having a place to go helps. It's easier to schedule in writing time when there is a dedicated place to do it, where I know I won't have interruptions."

"So far I have completed two book chapters and a proposal for my next book, two journal articles (accepted, double-blind-peer-reviewed), and several book reviews. I also occasionally use the time to take notes on new and important research in my sub-field. Thanks again for all that you do to support us!"

Questions can be directed to facdev@case.edu or 216.368.2464. 

Events with the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

An account with the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity is free to activate with a CWRU email, and will be required for these events.

Events with Academic Impressions

For more faculty events throughout the university, please visit community.case.edu and select the event tags "faculty engagement" and "new faculty engagement."

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