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Welcome Letters

ONCE OFFER IS ACCEPTED

New faculty, new benefits eligible faculty, and new teaching assistants should be added to the New/Rehire Faculty and GTA/DTA Logs as positions are accepted.  The department/school administrative assistant can access the log through SharePoint.

(Note: Access has been provided to all Senior Admin and Admin III)

WELCOME LETTERS

The Faculty Development Office will send welcome letters to all new tenured and tenure-track faculty in the fall.

Department are responsible for sending the appropriate welcome letter to all new faculty non-tenure line and per course faculty to notify them of the various sessions available during their first semester.

  • Tenure Line Faculty (Benefits Eligible)

Tenure Line Welcome Letter | Letter should be provided to new benefits eligible faculty to notify them of required attendance at new faculty orientation and additional workshops/sessions available.

  • Non-tenure Line Faculty (Benefits Eligible)

Non-tenure Line Welcome Letter | Letter should be provided to new benefits eligible faculty to notify them of required attendance at new faculty orientation and additional workshops/sessions available.

  • Per Course Faculty (Non-Benefits Eligible)

Per Course Welcome Letter | Letter should be provided to new per course faculty regarding the available new faculty workshops/sessions and meetings.

BENEFITS ELIGIBLE OUT-OF CYCLE HIRING STEPS:

If the benefits eligible faculty member will begin employment out-of-cycle (i.e., other than the 9/1 or 1/16 semester hire dates), they should complete the New Employee Welcome canvas course. This course is designed to provide a benefits overview and information about the many wonderful resources at TXST.

Out-of-Cycle Faculty Welcome Letter | Letter should be provided to new benefits eligible faculty members to notify available New Employee Welcome canvas course.