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

Nov 30

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.

Dec 01

Faculty Book Club Meeting

This is a meeting of the The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row One Book One University Book Selection for 2020-2021 Fall 2020 Faculty Book Club.

Dec 01

Dealing with Students in Crisis

This session will cover strategies and PNW policies and procedures for dealing with students in crisis or on the road to crisis.

Dec 02

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.