Center for Faculty Development
The University of St. Thomas Center for Faculty Development supports the professional growth of faculty by providing responsive programming and grants to support faculty development in pedagogy, engagement of the profession, and service.
April 13, 2017 Dr. Ann Johnson, Director, Center for Faculty Development
As I prepare to exit gracefully (that’s my goal, anyway) from my role as Director of Faculty Development, I’ve been thinking a lot about how grateful I am to work each day with three fantastic colleagues who don’t get the attention they deserve for all they do. Faculty Development is a pretty complex operation, yet these three, with their amazing organizational skills, make it appear easy and seamless.Read More
April 11, 2017 Center for Faculty Development
If you haven't heard yet the IDEA student feedback system is moving to an online platform for administration beginning summer 2017. All faculty and staff were encouraged to attend an information session to learn about the changes. Watch a recording of the session here.Read More
April 10, 2017 Dr. Mary Reichardt, Associate Director of Internal Grants and Writing
One of the most important aspects of good writing is readability. In grant writing in particular, readability can be key as to whether or not your grant is funded. On average grant reviewers spend just a few minutes reading a grant proposal before relegating it to the “yes,” “maybe,” or “no” pile. You need to ensure that your proposal lands well.Read More