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Faculty Development Advisory Committee

The primary function of FDAC is to provide professional development opportunities in the following areas:

  • Teaching Effectiveness
  • Research and Creative Activities
  • Integration of Instructional Technologies
  • Early-, Middle- and Late-Career Needs and Interests

FDAC periodically assesses and refines its mission and functions accordingly. The committee develops plans for each academic year and provides a variety of programs, activities and resources that are relevant to the professional development of faculty at Eastern Illinois University.

Mission Statement

The central mission of the Faculty Development Advisory Committee 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.