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EIU Faculty Development and Innovation Center

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Promoting Faculty Excellence at Eastern Illinois University


FDIC Mission

The FDIC helps Eastern Illinois University faculty achieve and maintain excellence in teaching, scholarship, and creativity through training opportunities, grants, and fostering a community of collegial learning.

FDIC Vision

FDIC will promote a faculty-initiated culture of collaboration, innovation, scholarship, and student-centered teaching excellence.

FDIC Values

The core values of FDIC that guide our practices are:

    • Encouraging faculty excellence and benefiting the students we educate
    • Striving for equity, access, and support for professional development for all faculty and at all stages of their careers
    • Supporting a climate for innovation and scholarship through grants
    • Encouraging judicious use of technology to support teaching and learning
    • Encouraging a culture of collegiality and collaboration through social and professional activities
    • Identifying and providing access to resources for addressing the changing environment within and outside of EIU

Visit the FDIC

1105 Booth Library
The Faculty Development and Innovation Center is located in Booth Library, Suite 1105, at the North End of the ground floor. When entering the library from the north doors, turn immediately right, and then right again and come down the stairs; our office is located at the bottom of the stairs.

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Main Office Contact:

Phone: 217-581-7051

Technical Assistance:


Director's Office:

Phone: 217-581-7056

Office Hours:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday

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Contact Information

Dr. Michael Gillespie, Director, FDIC


Julie Lockett, Director of Learning Innovation


Kim Ervin
Instructional Designer


Faculty Development and Innovation Center

1105 Booth

David Smith
Instructional Support and Training Specialist


Elaine Yaw
Instructional Support and Training Specialist


Keerthana Saraswathula
Instructional Support and Training Specialist


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