The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence empowers and educates faculty/instructors to become the most effective educators possible.
The Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence promotes a student-centric approach to innovative, creative, engaging, and inclusive classroom excellence. We champion improved educational experiences that include the development of critical thinking, communication, leadership, and collaboration at all levels.
Who are we serving?
CAFE serves faculty at all levels, graduate teaching assistants, and staff with instructor roles.
What are we doing?
CAFE provides the dynamic training and support necessary for faculty members, graduate teaching assistants, and staff with instructional roles.
Why are we doing it?
CAFE exists to invigorate the classroom structure – in-person, online, or hybrid – to improve interactivity and inclusivity and thus student engagement, success, and retention.
How are we doing it?
CAFE mentors and assists faculty with all kinds of courses to produce a collaborative, healthy teaching environment that focuses on positive student outcomes and success.