• To promote better understanding of teaching and learning
  • To cultivate “good conversation about good teaching” in a community of active learning
  • To foster an understanding of teaching as a valued scholarly endeavor
  • To support professors in the vocation of teaching


  • New Faculty Orientation and First Year programs
  • Monthly lectures and discussions on pedagogy
  • Travel Grants and Teaching Innovation Grants for faculty
  • Faculty workshops and training sessions
  • Faculty book groups and interest groups