Faculty Resources

Renewal, Promotion, and Tenure
This site represents a compilation of the information needed by faculty at SUNY Oneonta who are anticipating applying for renewal, tenure or promotion. The site includes a calendar of relevant deadlines; the SUNY Board of Trustees and SUNY Oneonta renewal, tenure and promotion policies; a glossary of relevant terms and a description of the renewal, promotion and tenure processes at SUNY Oneonta.

Demystifying Contract Renewals and the Promotion & Tenure Process Workshop Video

All upcoming events on campus for faculty

Eberly Center (Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation) Solving a Teaching Problem
This site provides practical strategies to address teaching problems across the disciplines. These strategies are firmly grounded in educational research and learning principles.

Texas Well-being
This site provides practical strategies to promote well-being in learning environments.


Americans with Disabilities Act - basic background information on ADA and regulations

Universal Design for Learning - basic background information on UDL

ADA checklist for Blackboard Content - prepared by TLTC, this document reviews content from the Best Practices class on accessibility in Blackboard

Ally - A link to a video that explains this tool available in Blackboard to help make documents more accessible

Adobe Acrobat Pro PDFs - information for making PDFs Accessible in Adobe Acrobat Pro

ADA (captioning video and readable text documents)
This excellent resource provides tutorials with video on how to craft accessible course materials. Developed by the University of Wisconsin.

Common Read Resources for 2019 - 2020

Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar

Disgraced Play Cover



Meet the Playwright

Interview with Ayad Akhtar

Pulitzer Prize Winner

Disgraced Interrogates Definitions of Identity and Islam in America

Teaching Guide


Snapper Petta
Faculty and Staff
Every day that doesn’t begin with ‘S,’ Snapper Petta and his assistant, Juneau, pack up their things and make their way at about 8:30 a.m. to 459 Hulbert Hall, home of SUNY Oneonta’s Outdoor Adventure Office. On Friday, Jan. 17, they will do this for the last time, as Snapper is retiring after 40 years with the college.
Sean Robinson
Faculty and Staff
Sean Robinson’s favorite part of his job is being able to witness growth – growth of bryophytes and the many other kinds of plants he studies, and the growth of his students.
Tracy Allen
Faculty and Staff
The thing you can’t miss about Tracy Allen is his passion--for traveling, mentoring, adventure, and the natural world.
Sean Scherer
Faculty and Staff
Adjunct Instructor Sean Scherer began exhibiting his paintings and drawings in New York City in 1989 while taking classes at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Since then, he has added designer, collector, shopkeeper, author and instructor to his resume, has 13,000 followers on Instagram, and has been featured in publications such as The New York Times (more than once), Country Living and Conde Nast Traveler.
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