New Faculty Events 2021


We are delighted to welcome you to Seattle University. Our already exceptional faculty will be enhanced with your arrival.

Below we have outlined several important events for new faculty and further down, you will find an RSVP button to register for these events. Please note that these new faculty events are for full-time tenure-track (TT) and non tenure-track (NTT) faculty only; if you are a new part-time faculty member, please contact your college or school to find out about orientation services available to you.

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Please use the button below labeled RSVP to register for this year's new faculty events. Please note that attendance at certain events is contractually required for some faculty members. You can find more information above, under your personal SU role. If you have additional questions regarding which events you may be required to attend, please contact us at 206-296-2144 or

Your RSVP must be submitted by 9:00 am on Wednesday, September 1. These RSVPs are important for planning purposes so that we can help make Seattle University's new faculty events as productive and useful for you as possible.

We look forward to welcoming you to our community of teachers and learners, scholars and researchers. Our hope is that your first experience of faculty life at Seattle University will be rewarding and engaging.


S. Kathleen La Voy, PhD | Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, Office of the Provost

NFI Planning Team

Katherine Raichle, PhD (NFI Director) | Center for Faculty Development and Psychology/College of Arts & Sciences

Heather DePuydt, DNP | College of Nursing

Holly Slay Ferraro, PhD | Center for Faculty Development and Management/Albers School of Business & Economics

David Green, PhD | Center for Faculty Development and International Studies/College of Arts & Sciences

Colette Hoption, PhD | Management/Albers School of Business & Economics

Doug Latch, PhD | Chemistry/College of Science & Engineering

Jen Tilghman-Havens, MBA, MA, MSW | Center for Jesuit Education and Theology & Religious Studies/College of Arts & Sciences

Kerry Soo Von Esch, PhD | K-12 Teaching, Learning, & Social Justice/College of Education