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Faculty Development

Southwestern Faculty Development

 Faculty Development Committee Responsibilities:

  • To monitor the funding of activities which improve instruction and promote professional growth of the faculty.
  • To inform all faculty about faculty development procedures, screens requests for funding, and recommends funding to the Vice President of Instruction.  
  • To inform all faculty about the Teaching Excellence Program, rank submissions, and submits recommendations to the Southwestern Foundation.
  • To act as a screening committee for sabbatical leave requests.
  • To initiate or coordinate faculty development programs. 

Resources & Reference For Faculty

The Theory into Practice Database

The Seven Principles

Activity and Interactivity

Instructional and Curriculum Design


If you have any interest or opinion on these topics that you would like to share with the committee, please send an email to: Chair Ann Sylvia.