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Faculty Forum

Tuesdays, 10:50am-12:00pm

All meetings take place in the Kinlaw Board Room

The purpose of the Faculty Forum is to provide time for faculty discussion on topics to be determined and led by the Faculty Vice-Chair.

September 6, 2022

Foundations 2.0: Revising the Foundations Program

        What revisions will reinvigorate the foundations program, connecting skills and ideas, preparing students for their majors, and helping students see the value of their education at Asbury? Join us for questions big and small as Steve Clements and Dan Strait lead this revision.

October 25, 2022

Talking Sensitive Issues with Students

        What administrative guidelines would offer support to faculty when students broach sensitive issues? With such guidelines in place, how could faculty best support students who raise issues of gender identity, sexuality, theology, alcohol, and more? After sharing “best practices” guidelines from experts across campus, we’ll have a frank, confidential discussion among teaching faculty about how to best support students and one another when sensitive issues arise.

January 31, 2023

Cleaning House for Sabbath Day

        What institutional practices do we need to set aside to make room for rest? What corporate efforts will make Sabbath more feasible for both employees and students of Asbury? Come ready to talk nuts and bolts: can we clean house to make room for a culture of Sabbath?