Academic Affairs

Information for New Faculty

Mandatory orientations are held each September and January for all new full- and part-time faculty members. These orientations address such topics as the library and media services, instructional technology support for faculty, how to obtain an ID, review of the Faculty Handbook, discussion of important College policies, best practices for the classroom, and other practical information all new faculty members need to know. Additional topics include syllabus preparation, grading policies, textbook ordering, copyright policy, plagiarism policy, and general College policies that govern academic, faculty, and student issues.

Faculty Success Guide

The Faculty Success Guide offers Emerson College faculty members quick access to important information, such as frequently called numbers, policies, syllabi guidelines, grading information, and more.

Office of Research and Creative Scholarship

Emerson College is committed to creating a campus environment that supports and promotes superior research, premier creative activities, and innovative scholarly pursuits. The mission of the Office of Research and Creative Scholarship (ORCS) is to serve the Emerson community by providing information, personal assistance, services, and programs to those who seek financial support for scholarly endeavors.

Instructional Technology Group (ITG)

The Instructional Technology Group works with IT and Academic Affairs to support faculty use of technology for teaching and learning. ITG offers individual consultations and technology recommendations tailored to your teaching style, subject matter, and student learning goals.

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning was founded to promote innovative teaching for enhanced student learning. The Center provides resources to support faculty in their teaching, and supports student learning through their affiliated offices: Academic Engagement and Community Action, the Lacerte Family Writing and Academic Resource Center, and the Disability Services Office.

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