Faculty Appreciation Week

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"The purpose of Faculty Appreciation Week is simply to acknowledge the sustained and dedicated efforts of our university’s greatest resource, the faculty."
- Dr. Ro Di Brezzo
Vice Provost of Faculty Development and Enhancement


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Faculty Appreciation Week 2017 Schedule

Faculty Appreciation Week events are listed in the Faculty Development Calendar and include:

  • Monday, April 10 through Thursday, April 13: Faculty Appreciation in the Union Connections Lounge (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
  • Tuesday, April 11: Chancellor Steinmetz addresses the Faculty in Giffels Auditorium (3:30-4:30 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, April 12: Student Discussion Panel on 'Best Practices in the Classroom: Making an Impact and Engaging your Students' - RSVP (facdev@uark.edu) by 4/6/17 (ARKU 507-509; 11:45 - 1:00 p.m.) 
  • Thursday, April 13: Faculty Appreciation Reception at Alumni House & Presentation of Daniel E. Ferritor Departmental Excellence in Teaching Award (5:00 - 6:30 p.m.)
  • Friday, April 14: Ice Cream Social - Union Mall (1:00 - 2:30 p.m.) & Razorback Baseball vs. Georgia - Faculty First Pitch & Promotion Tickets (6:00 p.m.)

Faculty Appreciation Week 2017 Discounts

Chartwells is offering a week-long 20% discount at the following locations on campus: Au Bon Pain Bakery Cafés in the Arkansas Union, Peabody Perks in Peabody Hall, Einstein Bros. Bagels in Willard Walker and Bell Hall, and Starbucks. Faculty can get the discount by presenting their University I.D.

Throughout the week’s celebration, faculty will receive discounts at the University Bookstore and an extension on the "Friday $7 lunch deal" from Chartwells.

Razorback athletics will show their support for faculty members at the Razorback Baseball game against Georgia at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 14.  Ticket vouchers will be sent to faculty to enjoy one complimentary ticket and the option to purchase additional general admission tickets at $10 each. Ticket vouchers will be made available April 10-13. All tickets must be claimed in advance. To claim the complimentary ticket, the voucher must be printed and taken to the Razorback Ticket Center (located at 1295 S Razorback Road) between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. from Monday, April 10, toThursday, April 13.   Additionally, a faculty member will be selected to throw the first pitch. The athletics department will also hang a banner over Razorback Road during the week, and show support for the faculty with a "Thank You" image on the giant screen at Baum Stadium

Faculty Appreciation Week 2017 Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors for showing your support during Faculty Appreciation Week!


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