welcome to Faculty Development at southern
The Office of Faculty Development provides faculty with resources and experiences that enhance teaching and learning.
The OFD is committed to promoting a spirit of innovation, collaboration, and love
of learning, as well as enhancing a sense of collegiality among faculty as they expand
their intellectual, teaching, and scholarly horizons. In pursuing these goals, the
OFD works to enhance the intellectual climate and promote open and ongoing dialogue
among all members of the university community. It serves as an advocate for academic
initiatives and enterprises that relate to teaching and learning through a variety
of programs, activities, and resources in achieving the university's mission. The
vision of the OFD is to create an environment at Southern that facilitates and promotes
effective teaching, professional development, research, university service, and integration
of new instructional technologies.
The interaction between OFD personnel and the faculty is confidential and separate from any formal assessment process of the university.
Office of Faculty Development
Engleman Hall, Room B 106
Telephone: (203) 392-5358
Fax: (203) 392-6258