Events for New Faculty


Orientation Moodle Course for all UM Employees (forthcoming)

Moodle Basics for Faculty

Self-enroll in this 10-module course on using Moodle (UM's Learning Management System, or LMS) and related supports.

Engaging Teaching Practices

Self enroll in this online course focused on pedagogy, online teaching strategies, and Universal Design for Learning principles. Faculty who complete the entire course earn a certificate of completion.

Keep on Teaching

Find out the latest on tools, resources, and strategies for engaging students this fall.


Information Session

1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, August 27, 2020

University Center 330-332

Join your fellow faculty members to learn about faculty governance, jumpstarting your research, teaching excellence resources, and student support.

President's State of the University Address

4-5 p.m. Thursday, August 27, 2020

Location TBC

The State of the University address is a UM tradition, a convening for all employees and a chance to celebrate our collective success, to look toward the shared work of the coming year, and to honor our new and recently promoted and tenured faculty.

Contact information

Hadley Jackson, Program Manager, Office of the Provost, (406) 243-4689,

Amy Fowler Kinch, Director, Office of Organizational Learning & Development, (406) 243-5897,