Welcome to Faculty Commons
The Faculty Commons provide space and organized activities for faculty seeking opportunities for:
- Professional development
- Community and collaboration
- Mentoring and advocacy
- Innovative and creative pedagogy
What is the Faculty Commons?
What is the contractual mission of the Faculty Commons?
What is the vision of the Faculty Commons?
Who provides leadership for the Faculty Commons?
- Seven are voting members (elected faculty representatives)
- Two Deans appointed by the Vice President of Instruction
- Vice President of Instruction
- The BCAHE Association President
- Dean of Undergraduate Research
In addition, the Faculty Commons has a Program Manager. The role of the program manager is to: develop office operations, plan and manage events-workshops, connect faculty with helpful resources, and provide technical support and training to faculty commons resources. In Winter 2015, Aris Morgan Andrade, former administrative assistant to the Library Media Center, was selected as the new program manager.
Where is the Faculty Commons?
What are the open hours for the Faculty Commons?
Summer Hours Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Is it possible to have my group meet in the Faculty Commons outside of the open hours?
Yes. To access the Commons before or after our regular business hours, please contact Aris Andrade.
Please note: If you were not able to contact Aris at least 48 hours prior to your meeting, call Public Safety ext. 2400 for access.
What resources are available at the Faculty Commons?
The Faculty Commons provides a relaxed atmosphere where faculty members can prepare for classes, where divisions can hold meetings, and where larger events can be held. We invite faculty to drop in to prepare, chat with colleagues, use our resource library, check out a Surface for use in the Commons or explore our educational technology room. To schedule a division meeting or an event, please contact Aris Andrade.
Absolutely. We have a kitchen with a refrigerator and microwave, as well as coffee, tea, and healthy snack bars. We suggest a small donation for the beverages and snacks to help cover our costs for providing these amenities.
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Last Updated January 3, 2018