The Center for Teaching Excellence aims to support Xavier faculty in creating rich, collaborative learning environments that challenge our students intellectually, morally, and spiritually. The Center will promote effective teaching that is reflective, engaging, creative, and informed by both pedagogical and disciplinary knowledge.

Call for Applications for CTE Faculty Director and Faculty Associate

The CTE is seeking applications for two positions: a Faculty Director and a Faculty Association, who will work collaboratively with the CTE Administrative Director and faculty advisory committee to create and conduct a range of faculty development activities.  More information and guidelines can be found here.  Applications deadline:  Friday, April 10, 2015.


Call for Nominations for the 2015 CTE Faculty in Residence 

Nominations are being accepted for the 2015 CTE Faculty in Residence, who will teach a course in fall 2015 that will be opened to groups of faculty observers on several occasions. In addition, the faculty instructor of this course will offer a series of lectures for Xavier staff and alumni on topics related to the course. For more information and to nominate a faculty member, click here.  Deadline:  Friday, March 20, 2015. The deadline has been extended to Friday, March 27, 2015.


Call for Applications to define a Faculty Learning Community

The CTE is soliciting applications to define new FLCs for 2015-2016.  Faculty Learning Communities are cross-disciplinary groups of 8 to 12 members, led by one or two facilitators, that engages in a year-long collaboration dedicated to exploring one theme or aspect related to teaching and learning within and beyond the university community. Either one or a pair of faculty facilitators may propose topics for an FLC to being in either August 2015 or January 2016. For guidelines, please click here.  We anticipate FLCs for 2015-2015 will include, but not be limited to, communities designated for core-related topics.  Deadline: Friday, March 27, 2015.