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Faculty Development

Dr. Rachel A. Griffin
Visiting Scholar: Dr. Rachel A. Griffin, "The Day the Mountains Move has Come: Inclusive Excellence, Social Justice & the Humanization of Best Practices."
NFO 2016
New Faculty Orientation 2016



Faculty Resources

Teaching Resources

Research Resources


New Faculty Orientation (and Beyond)

Student Services

Workshops and Event Registration

Advisory Committee

About Us




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. 

The Faculty Development office directly reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Current Initiatives

In addition to our upcoming workshops here are some of our ongoing initiatives:

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