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Save the Date

The NILC hosts several university-wide meetings every semester. All new faculty & instructional academic staff are invited to attend. Below is a listing of the dates for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Fall 2017

August 24*

October 4

November 15

December 6

Spring 2018

January 24

February 21

March 21

May 9*

For more information, see overview page or contact Chris Frayer at

*Non-standard meeting time, see meeting schedule for details.


Set your career in motion

Will you be a new faculty or instructional academic staff member at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 2017-2018? Are you excited to launch your career? Would you like to interact with colleagues from across campus and learn about the resources UW-Platteville offers to support your teaching, service, and professional development? If so, the New Instructor and Academic Staff Learning Community (NILC) is designed for you.

The NILC offers a series of networking and professional development workshops for new faculty and instructional academic staff during their first year at UW-Platteville. All new faculty and instructional academic staff are encouraged to participate.

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NILC Workshops

The NILC offers monthly workshops and gatherings throughout the year. The NILC workshops will be facilitated by the Teaching and Technology Center, faculty, and instructional academic staff who address topics related to best practices in teaching, just-in-time orientation, undergraduate research and service-learning opportunities, and more. Each meeting will include opportunities for informal networking and conversation.

College-Level Learning Communities

Each college, BILSA, EMS, and LAE, will organize a New Instructor Learning Community meeting each Wednesday at noon. The college-level NILC will be facilitated by experienced faculty and instructional academic staff within each respective college. The weekly meetings will address topics related to navigating the tenure process, work-life balance, academic advising, best practices in teaching, student support resources, and more. Each meeting will also include opportunities for informal networking and conversation.

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