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Who Are We?

Newton Key, Director of Faculty Development, is also a History Professor at Eastern Illinois. Ms. Raquael Logan, Graduate Assistant for Faculty Development 2017-2018, is also a graduate students in Communication Studies at Eastern Illinois. Our Advisory Committee includes colleagues across campus committed to Faculty Development.

Where Are We?

The Office of Faculty Development is located in office 1116 in the basement of Booth Library. When entering from the north doors, turn right, then right again. Our office is located right at the bottom of the stairs.

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1116 Booth Library
Phone: 217-581-7051
Email: facdev@eiu.edu

What Do We Do?

The central mission of Faculty Development at Eastern Illinois University is to develop and enable excellent faculty to provide high quality service and leadership across the University's integrated missions of teaching, research, scholarship and creative activities. The aim is to promote overall faculty excellence, morale, and collegiality and to facilitate superior and timely responses to changing external and internal circumstances and priorities.

Faculty Development reports directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. We exist to serve the faculty of Eastern Illinois at every stage of their careers.


What Do We Do Really?

Current and recent programs, grants, faculty communities, and consultations are noted throughout this website. For recent year summaries and reports, see: