The Faculty Development Committee (FDC) is responsible for reviewing matters and recommending policy pertaining to faculty career enhancement, such as teaching, service, scholarship, and mentoring/leadership. Specific matters for review and advice may include:

  • university-wide faculty development programs and events
  • dissemination of best practices in faculty development across the institution
  • promotion of faculty interaction across the institution
  • faculty mentoring programs for junior faculty
  • promotion of career development opportunities (e.g., workshops on tenure and promotion, leadership development, grant writing, etc.)
  • faculty awards and recognitions
  • existing policies and procedures affecting promotion and tenure of faculty
  • procedures relating to sabbatical leave
  • performance expectations of faculty

The FDC also works with the Office of the Provost and the Faculty Senate Research Committee to manage the Faculty Development Grant Program.

The 2018-2019 Chair is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Associate Professor, Optometry & Vision Sciences. The 2018-2019 Chair of the Faculty Development Grant Program Committee is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology.

Agendas and minutes of the Faculty Development committee, if prepared, are available to access, go to the Login Information Page; read all of the login information; then select the link in the “Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Other Documents” section. Then login to our SharePoint website. Then, in the far left vertical menu, and click on the committee’s name (if the committee’s name is not displaying, then click on the arrow next to the word “committees” in the menu.)

Faculty Development Committee Members

Name Unit
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Chair) Optometry
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Vice Chair) Business
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This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Medicine
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Ex-Officio) Center for Teaching & Learning