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Center for Faculty Development

Improve Your Practice. Develop Your Career.

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Upcoming Events and News

 2015/2016 CFD Faculty Development Grant Awards

The Center for Faculty Development is pleased to announce the recipients of the Faculty Development grant competition aimed at enhancing teaching effectiveness, the scholarship of teaching, and/or research/creative work.  Awardee list 

Creative Research Collaborative Social Hour

Interested in cross disciplinary/collaborative research and creative activities? Please join faculty from across the CU Denver campuses for our first CRC happy hour and find out what your colleagues’ research interests and creative work entails.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 5:30-6:30 PM, Euclid Hall, Larimer Square, 1317 14th Street, Denver, CO 80202, 303.595.4255                                                               

Please join us for this inaugural event. CRC will provide small plate appetizers.​ For more information about the Creative  Research Collaborative (CRC) and its role  on the CU Denver campus. please visit: 

Get involved with the Spring Symposium Today

The CU Online Spring Symposium is scheduled for May 20th. The event will be held at the Liniger Building. Our special guest, Bryan Alexander, will lead the day by challenging participants to adopt innovative practices and lead meaningful change. If you are interested register at:​


We want YOU in the First-Gen Network if you are a faculty or staff member invested in the success of first-gen students at CU Denver and/or you yourself were a first-gen student! Spread the word!  Invitations and details to follow … Can’t wait?  Contact Kelly Hupfeld, School of Public Affairs,

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

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

​​ ​​​   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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