Welcome to Western!

We are delighted that you have chosen to join the Western faculty. Our vision at Western is to build a stronger Washington by being an international leader in active learning, critical thinking and societal problem solving.  Your appointment reflects our confidence that your contributions to our academic programs will help us realize this vision.

There are a number of events organized by Academic Affairs to help introduce you to the Western community and to orient you to many campus resources we offer in support of your teaching and scholarship at Western. In addition to our in person new faculty orientation program, we highly recommend reviewing Western's Teaching Handbook, a guide to teaching resources at Western. This handbook includes a Quick Start Essentials section, which may help you craft your syllabus for a Western course.

Furthermore, Human Resources has many resources available online to help you settle in at Western and become familiar with any applicable employment benefits.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions.

Page Updated 01.21.2015