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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Dr. Ann Johnson, Director of the Center for Faculty Development, Professor of Psychology
Adding a little balance into your life by scheduling things that bring you happiness, peace, or relaxation. Here are some suggestions:
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Tips for getting your book published.

Dr. Mary Reichardt, Associate Director for Faculty Grants and Writing
Now that you've revised your dissertation or finally completed the last chapter of a monograph it's time to take off your academic hat and put on your sales and marketing hat to get your book published.
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Dr. Mary Reichardt, Center for Faculty Develoment
Faculty Development writing consultations now on the Minneapolis Campus on Sept. 28 and Nov. 16 from 1-4 PM. Consultations also available in St. Paul.
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What do we mean by “Student Success”? This phrase seems to be everywhere in higher ed these days, but what does it mean? Typically, it refers to programs that focus on enhancing retention and completion of degrees – metrics that are of increasing value as colleges and universities face scrutiny about effectiveness (especially related to tuition costs).
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Jill Manske, Professor of Biology/Coordinator, University of St. Thomas Two-Year College Initiative
Mentoring matters. A lot. But only about 25% of students report that they receive it. Perhaps this is because not all of us know how to do it. And - if you will permit me to go out on a heretical limb - not all of us do it well, at least not all the time. Myself included. So now what?
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