Collaboration is one
of the foundations of the Faculty Development Program. Colleagues from across
the College approach the Office of Faculty Development with proposals to
co-sponsor speakers, workshops, discussions, and other events. Whereas the OFD
is not able to honor all requests, we do occasionally collaborate with other offices
and programs to co-sponsor additional programming opportunities for faculty and
This component of the Faculty Development Program complements the "Spotlight on Scholarship" and “Teaching and Learning” Workshops series, providing faculty with opportunities to discuss in small- and large-group settings a broad range of professional, social, personal, and spiritual topics.
Some of the past sessions include:
All Divisional Meeting - "Changing Landscape of Higher Education (revisited): Why Worry . . . and What Can We Do", October 14, 2014, presented in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Evaluation and the Office of the Dean of the College.
George Yancy - "Thinking about Whiteness & the Classroom: Through the Lens of bells hooks", April 2, 2014, presented in collaboration with the Office of Faculty Development, the Killeen Chair and the Cassandra Voss Center
Balancing the Calls of Teacher and Scholar, January 23, 2014, presented in collaboration with the Program of Faith, Learning and Vocation
Learning in the Digital Age Forum, February 4, 2011
Writing Across the Curriculum