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  • 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

  • 7th center for faculty excellence faculty showcase on teaching

    Mark your calendar for the 7th Faculty Showcase on Teaching!

    The Center for Faculty Excellence is proud to announce that the 7th Faculty Showcase on Teaching will be held at the Carolina Club on Friday, November 2nd. The Faculty Showcase on Teaching brings together faculty members from all over campus … Continued

  • 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

  • Apply now for the Course Design Institute

    We are currently accepting applications for the next Course Design Institute (June 4/6/8, 2018; 12:30-4:30pm) until Friday, May 11, 2018. Each three-day CDI offers structured opportunities for developing your course while receiving feedback from your peers throughout the process. You … Continued

  • Graduate Student Fellow Awarded

    Sarah Gaby, one of the six Graduate Student Fellows (GSFs) working with the CFE this past academic year, received a teaching award from Provost Bob Blouin at a recent ceremony honoring this year’s winners. Gaby was recognized with a Tanner … Continued

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    Spring 2018 Final FFFP Presentations

    The final presentations for the Spring 2018 Future Faculty Fellowship Program begin tomorrow, April 11th. The Future Faculty Fellowship Program (FFFP) is a semester-long program that introduces graduate students to evidence-based teaching practices, helps them understand the roles and responsibilities … Continued