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Center for Faculty Development &  Advancement

The Center for Faculty Development & Advancement at the University of Colorado Denver supports all faculty in their path toward career advancement, professional development, and dossier support. We provide opportunities for ongoing, intentional renewal of teaching practice and support faculty as they work to build successful academic careers. Explore our website, check our program descriptions, schedules, and join us for one of the events or activities we have planned for this academic year.  ​If you don't see a program you're interested in, visit the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning for more opportunities.

karen sobel headshot.jpgNew Director!

We're excited to announce, Karen Sobel as the new Director for the Center for Faculty Development & Advancement. 

Dr. Karen Sobel earned her B.A. in English degree from Penn State, followed by an M.A. in English and an M.S. in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed a Doctor of Education through the University of Colorado at Denver. She is an Associate Professor at the Auraria Library. Her research focuses on factors that motivate undergraduate students’ information-related decision-making.​

We believe Karen's dedication to fauclty, knowledge, enthusiasm, and years of experience make her a perfect fit for our office. We cannot wait for Karen to jump right in and we know she will be a great addition to the team. Welcome Karen!





 Sustaining your writing in challenging times: May 20th

Sustaining your writing in challenging times​

Wednesday, May 20th 
12:00 pm -1:00 pm 
Facilaited by Edelina Burciage, CFDA Faculty Fellow
Center for Faculty Development & Advancement

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 May Writing Retreat: May 29th (two time options!)

Get your writing back on track, designate time for your self, meet and collaborate with others. Faculty will have an opportunity to learn strategies to maximize writing time and effort. 

Friday May 29th
TWO SESSIONS: choose one
12:00-2:00 pm
3:00-5:00 pm

"The writing retreat was amazing, and my paper is nearly finished now, largely thanks to you. I can’t wait for the next one- I’m hooked!". Don't believe us? Come and see for yourself. 

Facilitated by Edelina Burciaga, Assistant Professor of Sociology and CFD Faculty Fellow.​




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Suite 320
1380 Lawrence Street
Denver, CO 80204



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