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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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

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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

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 & STAFF Book Clubs

Engage in interdisciplinary discussions around a book related to teaching or other aspects of higher education.

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Work with a CFE staff member to discuss your teaching, research or other professional topics.

Upcoming Events

Apr 26

Work Sprint

Do you need to set aside time to work on your research? Or do you have other work you need to complete? Perhaps completing a task for a research project, grading, recording/creating course content, reading? Would having some focused time to work on it help?

May 01

Faculty and Staff Book Club – The Happiness Advantage

By turns fascinating, hopeful, and timely, The Happiness Advantage reveals how small shifts in our mind-set and habits can produce big gains at work, at home, and elsewhere.

May 01

Promotion & Tenure Information Session

All faculty interested in learning more about the Promotion and Tenure procedure at PNW are invited to attend this session.

May 03

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Faculty Forum

Join colleagues from across the state to discuss AI as it pertains to teaching.