Workshops & Events

Faculty Development Program courses and workshops convene the academic community and build relationships across schools and divisions. Programming falls into six overlapping categories: Scholarship, Promotion, and Tenure; Leadership; Teaching; Academic Leadership Series; Academic Communicators Network; and Wellness. 

Stay informed about events and opportunities to learn and build community. Our Campus Community page, as well as the University’s events calendar, will inform you about other events happening on and near campus. 

Upcoming events are listed below. Click on session titles for full program descriptions and to register.

Leveraging Feedback to Improve Your Teaching

12:30–2:00 pm
Wieboldt Hall, Room 310D/E

Receiving feedback on your teaching is an important tool for fostering an inclusive classroom. In this session, we will discuss multiple methods for gathering feedback to improve your teaching, and how to use feedback to communicate your accomplishments in the classroom as well as areas for improvement.

Oct.
22

Dealing with Difficult Faculty, Student, and Staff Situations

3:00–5:00 pm
John Crerar Library, Room 298

Leaders will meet with the Dean of Students, the Vice President for Human Resources, and the Associate Provost for Equal Opportunity Programs to discuss compelling case studies.

Oct.
30

Perfecting Your Message for Prospective Donors

11:00 am–12:00 pm
Quadrangle Club Library

Learn how to communicate about your scholarship and research to prospective donors.

Nov.
7

Perfecting Your Message for Prospective Donors

1:00–2:00 pm
Quadrangle Club Library

Learn how to communicate about your scholarship and research to prospective donors.

Nov.
7

Principles of Inclusive Pedagogy

2:00–4:00 pm
Wieboldt Hall, Room 310D/E

This workshop will provide a space to discuss and explore principles and practices connected to inclusive pedagogy. Participants will consider their students, themselves, and how these inform how and what instructors teach.

Nov.
8

Op-Ed Writing: Making Your Opinion Visible

11:00 am–12:00 pm
Quadrangle Club Solarium

Learn best practices for writing op-eds for major publications.

Nov.
12

Op-Ed Writing: Making Your Opinion Visible

1:00–2:00 pm
Quadrangle Club Solarium

Learn best practices for writing op-eds for major publications.

Nov.
12

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