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New Faculty Programs

​Welcome to Providence College!

 The New Faculty Wel​come Guide is a resource for newly-hired faculty members at Providence College. It provides an overview of resources, both on- and off-campus, that serve faculty, as well as a "Getting Started Checklist" and a list of important dates. The Welcome Guide also includes a list of grants and opportunities available to faculty at Providence College. This guide should be used in conjunction with the Faculty Han​dbook​ and the Providence College Web site, which provide detailed information about faculty responsibilities and available resources.

Each August, the Office of Academic Affairs organizes a one-day orientation to welcome all new faculty to Providence College. The orientation provides an opportunity for new faculty to learn about the College, its policies, procedures and programs. It also gives them an opportunity to meet and become acquainted with other new faculty. 

This year the one-day orientation will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. If you have any questions relating to New Faculty Orientation, please contact Alyssa Marton in the Office of Academic Affairs at (401) 865-1765 or Alyssa.Ma​

Supplemental Workshops & Social Events

The Office of Academic Affairs, the Center for Teaching Excellence, and the Instructional Technology Development Program also invite new faculty members to participate in supplemental workshops/demonstrations and social events designed specifically to ease the transition to Providence College. At the conclusion of each semester, a social event also brings together the new cohort.

Monthly Programming Series
Launched in 2016, the Monthly Series is an extension of our New Faculty Orientation/programming in August. The series was thoughtfully constructed with topics that build on each other, with the goal of providing important information gradually to tenure-track faculty in their first, second, or third year. Topics for the 2017-2018 series will include developmental and procedural advising, funding sources for scholarship, supporting unique and emerging populations, and channeling your writerly self. A formal invitation/registration process will be sent to Ordinary faculty members in the coming weeks.

If you are a member of the tenure-track faculty, please mark your calendar for the following dates from 3:00-5:00pm.

  • October 4, 2017
  • November 1, 2017
  • February 7, 2018
  • March 14, 2018
  • April 11, 2018 (Tentative; if needed)

Please contact Alyssa Marton, Assistant Director of Faculty & Ad​ministrative Services, with any questions, comments, or feedback at (401) 865-1765 or