Faculty Development

The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning

Margaret Bloch Qazi, SoTL Session Faculty Development Day - THANK YOU!!

Thanks to everyone who participated in Faculty Development Day and new faculty orientation. A special thank you to those colleagues who facilitated sessions and shared their experiences and expertise. Your contributions and involvement are appreciated.

Teachers Talking

The first Teachers Talking event of the year is September 21st at 11:30 am to 12:20 pm or 12:30 pm to 1:20 pm at the Three Crowns Buffet, St Peter Room. Join colleagues for a free lunch and conversation.

Mid-Career and Senior Faculty Mini-Grants Available

Funds are available for faculty to work on projects related to student learning. Please visit our website for more detailed information including the budget form and the application process at http://www.gustavus.edu/oncampus/facdev/.

Faculty Resource Network - Millenial Student Conference

Last year, the Faculty Resource Network (FRN) based at New York University invited Gustavus to become an associate member of their nationally-recognized faculty development initiative. Their programs offer rich faculty development opportunities to an intentionally diverse set of institutions. For more about the FRN, see their Website: http://www.nyu.edu/frn.

The Collaboration - Call for Proposals, Conference Information, and Website

The fall 2006 Collaboration Conference will be held November 17-18th, 2006 at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota. Conference topic -- Motivating Srudents for Better Retention, Learning, and Achievement. Read entire article for: Call for Proposals and Conference information.

The Collaboration - Feb 2007 Conference on Student Learning, Call for Proposals

The Collaboration - Proposals are due September 22 for the February 2007 Conference on Student Learning for a Global Society. They're seeking a broad range of strong proposals that share successes, highlight innovations, and address challenges. The Call for Proposals can be found online at www.collab.org.

Lilly Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowships

The Lilly Fellows Program offers two-year fellowships annually to individuals seriously considering academic vocations in church-related institutions. They are currently accepting applications from candidates who receive their Ph. D or the equivalent terminal degree within twenty months prior to and including August 2007. Contact the Faculty Development Resource Center for more information or email LFP at lillyfellows.program@valpo.edu.

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