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Videos: Learn from the Experts

Understanding the Big Picture

Fred King: What Is R1?

5 minutes

Vice President of Research Fred King explains what it means to be an R1 institution.

Fred King: Why R1 Matters

4 minutes

Vice President of Research Fred King explains the importance behind maintaining WVU's R1 status.

TorchStar: Retention Roadmap

18 minutes | PDF of slideshow

Consulting group TorchStar Education outlines the roadmap for reaching WVU's student retention goals.

Rob Alsop: Understanding WVU’s Budget

49 minutes | PDF of slideshow

Vice President for Strategic Initiatives Rob Alsop explains WVU's five-year financial goals and outlook.

EAB: Trends in Higher Education

71 minutes | PDF of slideshow

EAB’s market research director provides an overview of the higher education landscape in North America.

Evaluation, Promotion and Tenure

Faculty Evaluation, Promotion and Tenure Information Session 2021

55 minutes

Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Culture Melissa Latimer and Executive Director for Academic Personnel Chris Staples cover the basics of faculty evaluation, promotion and tenure for tenure-track faculty.

Faculty Evaluation and Promotion Information Session for Non-Tenure Faculty 2021

80 minutes

Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Culture Melissa Latimer and Executive Director for Academic Personnel Chris Staples discuss best practices for preparing for the faculty evaluation and promotion process.

Malayna Bernstein: Composing a Teaching Narrative for Annual Review and Promotion Files

73 minutes | PDF of slideshow

Dr. Malayna Bernstein offers a facilitated, collaborative workshop for developing teaching narratives and insights on clearly communicating ideas to review committees.

Digital Measures

Brian Meredith: Going up with Digital Measures 2021

97 minutes

Brian Meredith, data administrator at the Eberly College, discusses advanced usage of Digital Measures with a view toward the promotion and tenure process.

Brian Meredith: Introduction to Digital Measures 2021

96 minutes

Brian Meredith, data administrator at Eberly College, focuses on basic expectations and usage of the Digital Measures system.

Teaching and Mentoring

Engaging Online Learners in the Second Half of the Semester 2021

51 minutes

Engaging Learners: In-Person and Online 2021

73 minutes | PDF files

The session provides participants the opportunity to define engagement, identify challenges to classroom engagement and discuss the many ways to promote engagement in-person and online.

Mental Health and Self-Care

Dr. Monica Leppa: Self-Compassion: The Heart of Mindfulness 2021

52 minutes 

Dr. Monica Leppma, associate professor and licensed mental health counselor, highlights how the practice of self-compassion addresses mindful awareness, social connectedness and self-kindness.

T. Anne Hawkins: Understanding the Mental Health of Our Students and Ways to Support Them 2021

50 minutes | PDF of slideshow

Carruth Center Director T. Anne Hawkins, and staff psychologist Claire Barbetti explain how to refer students to available mental health resources on campus and offer coping strategies and resources.

Janie Howsare: Understanding the Mental Health of our Faculty and Staff and Ways to Support Them 2021

56 minutes | PDF of slideshow

Director of the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program Janie Howsare discusses how psychological distress might present and impact job performance for faculty and available resources at WVU.

Dr. Monica Leppma: Introduction to Mindfulness and Mantra Meditation 2021

40 minutes | PDF of slideshow

Dr. Monica Leppma, associate professor and licensed mental health counselor, discusses two kinds of meditation in an interactive workshop.

Janie Howsare: Self Care in the Time of COVID-19

69 minutes | PDF of slideshow

Director of the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program Janie Howsare highlights the elements of self-care and how they can be integrated into daily life.

Student Conduct/CARE Workshop

83 minutes

The Office of Student Conduct, Carruth Center and CARE Team provide an overview of their services while highlighting opportunities for partnerships to improve the student experience.

Leadership

Adrianna Kezar: Leadership for Change

85 minutes

Co-director of the Pullias Center for Higher Education, Dr. Adrianna Kezar, discusses the change process on college campuses and how campus leaders among faculty, staff, administrators and students can support change.