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  • Faculty Showcase Returns in 2023 — Online March 23 and In-Person March 24!

    Faculty Showcase Returns in 2023 — Online March 23 and In-Person March 24! We’re excited to announce that the CFE Faculty Showcase on Teaching will return March 23-24, 2023. To provide flexibility, the Showcase will be held virtually via Zoom … Continued

  • 2022 University Teaching Awards

    Congratulations to the 2022 University Teaching Award Winners!

    Board of Governors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching: Geoffrey Sayre-McCord Mentor Award for Lifetime Achievement: Jenny Ting Distinguished Teaching Awards for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction: Jocelyn Glazier, Alexa Chew, Theresa Palmer, and Beth Posner Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching: William … Continued

  • Promoting Mental Health: A CFE Resource

    Teaching Strategies to Promote Mental Health and Wellbeing in Crisis Our campus community has been impacted by the tragic loss of student lives in our mental health crisis. As our campus responds to this crisis, we grieve these losses. To … Continued

  • Supporting Anti-Racism and Addressing Racist Violence

    April 2021 Ongoing racial violence, including the shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. in our own state, has traumatized our campus community. The Chauvin conviction for the murder of George Floyd, while a step toward change, cannot erase the continued trauma … Continued

  • Fulbright Scholars Program

    The Fulbright US Scholars program is a competitive cultural exchange in which selected US citizens receive monies to study, teach, or conduct research abroad. CFE supports faculty Fulbright Scholars by providing application assistance, holding information sessions, holding Fulbright Day in … Continued

  • CFE/Lenovo Instructional Innovation Grants Program: 2019-20 Call for Proposals

    The CFE is pleased to announce the second Call for Proposals of the CFE/Lenovo Instructional Innovation Grants Program. The purpose of the grants program is to support faculty and staff who seek to use innovative technologies to engage students in … Continued

  • Senior Faculty Research and Scholarly Leaves Application Deadline

    The Provost’s Office is now accepting applications for competitive Senior Faculty Research and Scholarly Leaves paid from Kenan, Pogue, William R. Kenan, Jr., William N. Reynolds, and R.J. Reynolds Industries funds.  The leaves are to be taken during Fall Semester … Continued

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    Junior Faculty Development Awards for Calendar Year 2019

    Are you an untenured assistant or associate professor looking for financial support for a research or scholarly project? Consider this exciting grant opportunity for Junior Faculty: The Provost’s Office is now accepting applications for competitive Junior Faculty Development Awards paid … Continued

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    CREATE Workshops

    CREATE is a systematic method for teaching students to engage in the research process using published papers. When the method is used, students have opportunities to read parts of a publication, analyze and critique the data, and predict the next … Continued

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    Teaching after Hurricane Florence

    While classes have resumed here in Chapel Hill, many faculty and students are continuing to cope with Hurricane Florence. The Center for Faculty Excellence is here to assist faculty as we support students who were affected by the storm. Fortunately, … Continued

  • CFE Welcomes Susan Girdler as new Faculty-In-Residence!

      The Center for Faculty Excellence is excited to announce its newest CFE Faculty-In-Residence—Dr. Susan Girdler.  Dr. Girdler brings vast expertise and experience in faculty development and in faculty mentoring, and plans to develop resources and programming in these areas … Continued

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    CFE Welcomes Dr. Darin J. Knapp

    The Center for Faculty Excellence welcomes Dr. Darin J. Knapp as its new Associate Director for Faculty Development in Research. Dr. Knapp brings 31 years of interdisciplinary basic research experience to the Center with extensive experience in mentoring, grantwriting, research, … Continued