CFE Welcomes Dr. Darin J. Knapp

May 1, 2018

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

April 29, 2018

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

April 28, 2018

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

Spring 2018 Final FFFP Presentations

April 10, 2018

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

Large Course Redesign Grants Awarded

March 28, 2018

The new recipients of the CFE Large Course Redesign Grants have been announced. This program is designed to support faculty members committed to making their large enrollment courses more effective and engaging.   Matt Andrews – History Melinda Beck – … Continued

Register Now for the 2018 Summer Writing Group (SWG) Program

March 23, 2018

The Summer Writing Group (SWG) program brings together faculty members from all disciplines and career stages in small groups to help spur writing productivity and foster cross-disciplinary connections. SWG begins with an orientation meeting in May that allows interested faculty … Continued

Faculty Peer Visits Program: New classes for Spring 2018!

February 6, 2018

Spring 2018 instructors announced! The Faculty Peer Visits Program provides UNC-CH faculty members the opportunity to see peers representing a variety of disciplines implementing interactive and inclusive methods in a live classroom setting. Whether you are an instructor who has … Continued

New Graduate TA Orientation

January 10, 2018

This workshop gives TAs the opportunity to meet and talk with new and experienced TAs from across many disciplines, and to help them manage their dual role as both graduate student and instructor. This workshop is held online through Sakai. … Continued

Future Faculty Fellowship Program Fall 2017

December 19, 2017

The end of the semester marks the completion of the Future Faculty Fellowship (FFFP) for Fall 2017. Fifteen graduate students completed the program. Their final presentations about their teaching philosophy and teaching strategies demonstrated what they learned during the program. … Continued

Join the CFE’s Learning Community for Faculty New to Carolina

December 19, 2017

We now accepting (brief) applications for the CFE’s Learning Community for Faculty New to Carolina, launching in late-January 2018 and meeting monthly thereafter. All UNC faculty hired after July 1, 2016 are eligible to join this cohort-based program. We actively … Continued