Center for Faculty Excellence

Be inspired to strive for excellence. Explore the resources and opportunities we offer to support faculty in their professional growth.

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Teaching During COVID

Explore these resources to help you create and facilitate engaged learning experiences for students during COVID-19.

Explore Resources

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Learn Together

Learn with and from your colleagues. Explore and register for upcoming events offered by the Center for Faculty Excellence.

Upcoming Events

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Be Inspired

Find a development opportunity that meets your needs and goals. Explore the variety of programs and services offered by the Center for Faculty Excellence.

Programs & Services

The Center for Faculty Excellence provided a very positive environment in which it was possible to brainstorm new and creative ideas for advancing student performance.

Robert Kramer, Professor of Physics


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ACUE Course in Teaching

Try evidence-based teaching practices in the ACUE Course in Effective Teaching Practices.

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Faculty Book Club

Engage in interdisciplinary discussions around a book related to teaching or other aspects of faculty lives.

David Pratt


Faculty Peer Coach

Work with a faculty colleague to explore an aspect of your teaching and receive feedback to inform your instructional practice.

Upcoming Events

Dec 03

Faculty Book Club Meeting

This is a meeting of the Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes – Option 1 Fall 2020 Faculty Book Club.

Dec 07

Work Sprint

Are you struggling to find time to work on your research during these challenging times? If so, sign-up to participate in a Research Work Sprint! A Work Sprint provides a focused block of time and supportive environment for you to commit to and have some level of accountability for accomplishing a research goal.

Dec 08

What’s Working in Large Enrollment Classes

If you are currently teaching or will be teaching a course with a large enrollment (however you define that), you are invited to join your colleagues to discuss strategies that are working (and not working) in large enrollment classes. 

Dec 17

Getting Ready for Spring

This session is a collaboration between the Office of Instructional Technology and the Center for Faculty Excellence which will address steps to set up your course in Brightspace and tips for engaging students.