Faculty Orientation


 Video Greetings

Mike Martin - University President


President Martin welcomes new faculty.

Lindsay Singh – Director, Center for Academic Achievement


Ms. Singh discusses the extensive services offered to students through the Center for Academic Achievement.

Christopher Blakely – Assistant VP for Campus Life & Dean of Students


Dr. Blakely shares information and insights about Campus Life programs and values.

Jamie MacDonald – Professor and Faculty Fellow


Dr. MacDonald offers information about the Faculty Senate, the Faculty Performance and Evaluation Document, and the Professional Development Fund Grant.

David Greenbaum – Associate General Counsel


Mr. Greenbaum provides a welcome from the Office of General Counsel and explains the role of this office in the functioning of the university.

Sara Stensrud – Senior Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Ms. Stensrud explains the priorities and commitment of the Department of Human Resources.

Heather Snapp – First Year Experience & Outreach Librarian

Ms. Snapp describes many of the ways the subject librarians and other library staff can aid faculty.

Precious Gunter – Chief of Equity, Ethics & Compliance and Title IX Coordinator


Ms. Gunter explains the primary functions of the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance and discusses ways in which the OIEC can assist faculty.

Mitch Cordova – Vice President for Student Success and Enrollment Management


Dr. Cordova introduces the units within the Division of Student Success and Enrollment Management and invites faculty to engage with these offices.

Cori Bright-Kerrigan – Director of Adaptive Services and ADA Coordinator


Ms. Bright-Kerrigan explains the role of the Office of Adaptive Services and introduces resources her office provides to assist faculty in supporting students with learning accommodations.

Erik Insko – Associate Professor & Patrick Niner – Instructor II


Dr. Insko and Mr. Niner introduce the United Faculty of Florida and the benefits of union membership.


Get to know FGCU and our local community

What's your favorite recreational activity in the area?


What's your favorite place to eat in the area?


What's your favorite on-campus activity?


What on-campus activities should new faculty engage in?


Who should new faculty meet?