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.

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It's time to choose the Faculty Development summer seminar. Voting closes April 28.
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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.
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Dr. Ann Johnson, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement
Are you interested in exploring leadership? Find out more about the Faculty Leadership Fellows Program. Apply by April 21.
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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.
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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.
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