Faculty Development Overview

This is a College that holds high expectations for faculty and commits to high levels of support. Faculty development opportunities are available both through the College and through Academic Affairs. Information about faculty development opportunities (including grants) that are administered through Academic Affairs can be found at this website or through the Academic Affairs homepage

Here are three other important University resources for faculty development:

  • The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL assists faculty by promoting teaching and learning excellence, supporting the integration of learning technologies, and encouraging scholarly teaching. The Center supports the university’s mission of teaching, research, and service to the greater Charlotte metropolitan region and beyond.
  • The Division of Researchlopment (OPD) provide institutional approval for all extramural proposal submissions, accept grants, sign contracts on behalf of the University, and provide administrative support to compliance committees such as the Institutional Review Board for Research with Human Subjects. The Office also offers a wide range of services to support the development of extramural proposals for research and creative activity and to assist faculty in the management of projects. Consultation services include: funding source strategies; development of research ideas; proposal and budget strategies; budget development; and proposal review. Additionally, the following online services are offered: electronic forms; funding opportunities; faculty expertise database; funding announcements. The Center for Research Excellence sponsors funding agency seminars and proposal writing workshops.
  • The UNC Charlotte ADVANCE Faculty Affairs and Diversity Office builds faculty diversity and promotes faculty success through research and programming on recruitment, re-appointment, promotion and tenure practices; policy reform; mentoring; leadership and career development.

Updated 7/9/12