Faculty Development

The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning

Gustavus Joins Faculty Resource Network

In November, the Faculty Resource Network based at New York University invited Gustavus to become an associate member of their nationally-recognized faculty development initiative. The FRN offers a number of opportunities for Gustavus faculty.

New Faculty Orientation Session

The Monthly Orientation Session for new faculty will be held on Thursday, December 1st from 9:00 am to 9:50 am in the Linner Lounge. Topic: Bob Weisenfeld - Finding time and support for scholarly activity.

Teachers Talking - NEW DAY!!

Teachers Talking will be held on Tuesday, December 13th from 11:30 to 12:30 and again from 12:30 to 1:30 in the Three Crowns Buffet. This month, we'll be chewing over the issues raised by the Curriculum Committe: What is the role of the majors in a liberal arts context?

New Faculty Professional Travel Procedures

New procedures for the Faculty Professional Travel have been developed and are currently in place. We want to encourage you to use your Wells Fargo credit card when traveling, including airfare reservations.

Call For Papers

The ELCA Vocation and Education Unit is delighted to announce that because of a generous grant from the Siebert Lutheran Foundation and other sponsorship we expect to be able to host the second symposium of Partners for Educational Progress: An alliance between the colleges, universities and seminaries of the ELCA and Tumaini University in Tanzania.

New Book ~ Putting Students First

The Faculty Development Resource Center has a new resource book available Putting Students First. Please stop by the office and check it out or send an email to cblaukat and request the book to be sent through campus mail.

Grant Program Application Due Dates

  • Presidential Faculty-Student Collaboration Grants: applications due Feb. 15, 2006
  • Sabbatical Leaves for 2007-2008: applications due March 1, 2006
  • Research, Scholarship and Creativity Grants: applications due March 15, 2006

About the newsletter

This is an e-mail newsletter from the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning. If you prefer not to receive future issues of this newsletter, please send an e-mail to cblaukat@gustavus.edu with your e-mail address and name.