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Center for Faculty Development

Improve Your Practice. Develop Your Career.

Ronald Trujillo, Dragon Dance #3, 2014, oil on canvas

Upcoming Events and News

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking nominations and applications for the full-time position of Director, Center for Faculty Development.

  2015-2016 President’s Teaching & Learning Collaborative (PTLC) 

Consider submitting a proposal. Applications are now available. PTLC Call for Proposals 15-16.docx

CU Denver Food Pantry will be hosting its second annual Feed the Need: Combating Hunger on the Auraria Campus to challenge groups to gather food and personal hygiene items from March 9th through April1st to benefit CU’s Food Pantry. The Center for Faculty Development will have a drop box located in the Lawrence Street Center suite 320.​​

2014/2015 CFD Lunch & Learn Series

Register now for the last Lunch & Learn session for the Spring 2015 semester "EndNote-Citation Management Software" April 7, 2015. 

Join the CU Denver Faculty Assembly Minority Affairs Committee (MAC) for the workshop and luncheon- Multiple Means of Evaluation? Identifying Best Practices with FCQs -- on Friday April 3 at 12:00-1:00 pm in Lawrence Street Center 1150. 

Learn from your colleagues about best practices on how to… Administer FCQs in the classroom, Describe FCQ scores in self-evaluations, Interpret and analyze FCQ scores for evaluating others. Register for the workshop at 

2015 ICPSR Scholarships

The ICPSR Summer Program offers several fee-waiver scholarships to support graduate students and pre-tenure scholars who want to participate in the Summer Program's four-week sessions. The scholarships are targeted toward specific substantive fields and academic disciplines. The deadline for all 2015 ICPSR Summer Program scholarships is April 30, 2015.

 Clifford C. Clogg Scholarship - for advanced graduate students in political science and sociology • Jerome M. Clubb Scholarship - for advanced graduate students in quantitative history or related fields • Warren E. Miller Scholarship - for pre-tenure scholars, assistant professors, and senior graduate students conducting research on electoral/political behavior • Scholarship for Education Research - for advanced graduate students in education and related fields • Scholarship for Developmental, Child, and Family Psychology - for advanced graduate students in developmental, child, or family psychology • Scholarship for Public Administration, Public Policy, and Public Affairs - for advanced graduate students in public administration or related fields

​For complete information about scholarships, visit Financial Support page. For more information about the ICPSR Summer Program, visit,,, or call (734) 763-7400.

 18th Annual Research and Creative Activities Symposium
Friday, April 17, 2015, Student Commons Building

More Information:​

​​ ​​​2014 Denver Campus Faculty Award Honorees
The 2014 Denver campus faculty award winners were honored at a ceremony on September 5, 2014. For more information visit the following link for a listing of both Denver and Anschutz Awardees. 2014 Faculty Awards​ 

New Faculty Exhibition at CFD ​- Spring 2015   

Stop by the CFD and review a new exhibition of creative work by Ronald Trujillo, Lecturer in Painting and Drawing in the College of Arts & Media. Trujillo’s work has been exhibited widely in venues throughout the Front Range such as the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Regis University, CU Boulder Art Museum, Rule Gallery, William Havu Gallery and Artwork Network.  His work has appeared in selected group exhibitions across the country, most notably in New York City with Associate American Artists and the Skylight Gallery in Brooklyn. 

   Check out the CFD Blog​ to keep up with the center's news, activities and programs.
Online Tutorials

Improve learning in your classroom.

Find strategies on topics ranging from managing large classrooms to employing early assessments and online tools, all to promote teaching effectiveness and improve student performance.

New workshops and seminars are offered each semester. If a workshop doesn’t fit your schedule, see our collection of self-paced tutorials and online resources.

Find a Grant

Jump-start your research with a grant.

Develop a research project or attend a conference. Hire a student assistant or buy special equipment or software. Find a faculty development grant that fits your needs.

The Center sponsors three separate grant programs, each tailored to meet a specific need, yet all are designed to propel you toward achieving your goals. Check back often for news about upcoming grants, so that you can be well prepared when it comes time to submit your grant proposal.

Develop your career

Develop your career.

Let us match you with another mentor, consult with you on your tenure process, or review you promotion dossier. Take advantage of the lessons learned and wisdom earned by those that came before you. The Center offers dozens of resources to steer you in the direction you want to go; see the ways we can help in your professional development.


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