Faculty Scholars Institute

2019 Faculty Scholars Institute

The 2019 Faculty Scholars Institute is scheduled for May 14-15, 2019. 

Application Deadline: May 8, 2019

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Description and Expected Outcomes

For faculty members to advance in their academic careers, they need to develop new skills, strategies, and guidance for managing scholarly projects. The Faculty Scholars Institute provides faculty with the skills, resources, and support needed to excel as productive scholars at EKU.

The Faculty Scholars Institute is designed for faculty members at the Assistant Professor level through Professor. Expected outcomes include:

  • Strengthened skills applicable in the production of scholarship;

  • Increased knowledge of cultural competency approaches applicable across a range of scholarly endeavors;  

  • Enhanced knowledge of approaches to producing, managing, submitting, and enhancing scholarly projects;

  • Improved skills for those pursuing scholarship and preparing for the promotion and tenure process;

  • Enhanced ability to identify meaningful scholarly projects as well as their potential structures; and 

  • Development of writing skills necessary for producing high-quality scholarship.

Please contact us with any questions about the application process or the Faculty Scholars Institute:

Dr. Shirley O’Brien
Foundation Professor, Occupational Therapy; Coordinator, Faculty Innovator Program
2019 Co-Chair

Dr. Russell Carpenter
Executive Director, Noel Studio for Academic Creativity, Associate Professor of English, Editor, Journal of Faculty Development
2019 Co-Chair

Consulting Scholar-Leaders

Dr. Charlie Sweet
Foundation Professor and Emeritus Co-Director, Teaching & Learning Center

Dr. Hal Blythe
Foundation Professor and Emeritus Co-Director, Teaching & Learning Center

Faculty Scholars Institute Steering Committee

Dr. Charles Elliott
Dr. Timothy Forde
Dr. Jonathan Gore
Dr. Victor Kappeller
Dr. Jerry Pogatshnik
Dr. Sara Zeigler