Faculty Development

The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning


Special Faculty Development Newsletter Issue

Teachers Talking

Join Ken Westphal, Vice President of Finance, for an overview of the college budgeting process, a discussion on the opportunities and challenges of spending priorities, and the campus framework plan. A wine and appetizers Teachers Talking will be held in the St Peter Room on Tuesday, October 17th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. It will be presented again on Thursday, October 19th during a free lunch.

"Imagining Namibia" Photo Exhibit

"Imagining Namibia" Photo Exhibit. Faculty and staff who traveled to Namibia this summer as part of the Service Learning for Social Justice program will be exhibiting their some of the photographs at the Arts Center of St. Peter. The show runs November 16-January 7; a reception will be held on Saturday, December 9 from 2 to 5 p.m. for all Gustavus and St. Peter community members (refreshments will include African foods).

Faculty Professional Travel Procedures

The faculty travel fund supports faculty attendance at professional conferences. Application forms are available from the Faculty Development Resource Center and are available at the Faculty Development Website. Read further for procedures and eligibilty.

Joint conference with faculty from Tumaini University - CALL FOR PAPERS

The ELCA Vocation and Education unit announces the second symposium of Partners for Educational Progress: An alliance between the colleges, universities and seminaries of the ELCA and Tumaini University of the ELCT in Tanzania. The symposium will take place at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois from April 20 — 27, 2007. The topic is: "Globalization and Social Responsibility: The Role of the Lutheran University."

Upcoming Conferences List

Upcoming Conference information for AACU, The Collaboration, MN Private College Council, Fund & Research Foundation, The Teaching Professor, ELCA, MN ACE Network, and Center for Innovation in the Liberal Arts (CILA). Visit the individual websites or contact the Faculty Development Resource Center for more information.

MN ACE Network Annual Conference

Mark your calendar and jump online to register for the 2006 Minnesota ACE Network Annual Conference, being held at the Minneapolis Community & Technical College.

Faculty Focus - Magna Publications

Faculty Focus - Magna Publications, Volume 3, Issue 9: October 3, 2006. In this issue: Creating a Sustainable, Faculty-Driven Assessment Initiative, 6 Recommendations for the Physicality of Virtual Classrooms, Enhancing Students' Readiness to Learn. Click on the provided link to read the newsletter.

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