On behalf of the Marshall University family, we welcome you and wish you every success
in your career at our institution. Because we are truly interested in helping you
reach your greatest potential as teacher and scholar, we offer several programs
tailor-made for faculty new to Marshall and/or new to the profession.
New Faculty Orientation
The Center for Teaching and Learning, along with the Office of Academic Affairs,
offers New Faculty Orientation sessions for both full-time and part-time
faculty. This orientation session is offered prior to both the Spring and Fall
semesters to assist new faculty prepare for their upcoming term. These sessions
focus on crucial need-to-know policies and procedures, teaching tools and course
planning, and other faculty resources.
Getting Started at MU
We have designed this page as something of a one-stop shop to help you get settled
in the community and on campus. If you need to set up your computer account, make
an appointment with Human Resources, request a parking permit, or find an apartment,
this page will help you find the answers you need.
Research Boot Camp for New Faculty
Offered every spring term to full-time faculty in their first or second years at
Marshall, Research Boot Camp is designed to provide an opportunity for focused,
supervised writing time so that you may make significant progress toward the completion
of articles, book chapters, grant applications, and other publishable research projects.
You are a good candidate for RBC if you have data collected for your article, book,
or study, and now need time, space, or more productive writing strategies to complete
This confidential consultation service provides formative feedback to probationary
faculty who are preparing tenure portfolios or who wish to be proactive in addressing
issues that have been identified in annual reports or pre-tenure review.