September 24, 2023

Rotter Joins National Shared Governance Meeting

National Council of Faculty Sentages

National Council of Faculty Senates

Associate Professor of German Marcel Rotter, who serves as parliamentarian of UMW’s University Faculty Council, joined 21 other governance leaders in Houston to discuss national shared governance issues at the meeting of the National Council of Faculty Senates.

Rotter joined leaders from the Faculty Senates of Ferris State University, Illinois State University, Nicholls State University, Northwestern State University, Sam Houston State University, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Stockton University, SUNY Faculty Senate, SUNY Oswego, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University at Kingsville, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, University of the District of Columbia, University of Houston, University of North Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, and Virginia Tech.

The meeting was held at the University of Houston. This was the first face-to-face meeting of the National Council of Faculty Senates in three years.

Save-the-Date for Eagle Gathering, Aug. 21

You’re invited to the annual tradition of Eagle Gathering, happening Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022. The campus community will gather on Ball Circle around 8:15 p.m. with new students joining from a prior event on Being an Eagle in Dodd Auditorium. Please join us in celebrating the start of a new academic year and welcoming our new students.

Faculty & Staff Invited to First-in-Family Meet and Greet, Aug. 17

On behalf of New Student Programs, the Rappahannock Scholars Program, and the Student Transition Program, we invite you to join us for a First-in-Family Meet and Greet on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 from 2-3 pm in the Colonnade Room of the Cedric Rucker University Center. This event will provide space and opportunity to officially welcome our incoming first-generation students to campus as we allow them to begin to form a sense of connection and allyships with their fellow peers, faculty, and staff.

If you plan to join us, please sign up via the Google link.

Eagles Take-off with Welcoming Events

Cedric Rucker University Center

Cedric Rucker University Center

Eagle Takeoff is also known as “Welcome Week” but instead of just one week, it’s the full schedule of everything going on around campus the first six weeks of the semester. From the Eagle Resource Fair on Move-in Day, to Family Weekend the first weekend in October, we want to include all events that are open to all students. Submit your event to MyUMW.

See the full Eagle Takeoff schedule and learn more about upcoming events.