Faculty Innovators

It's an exciting time to be a faculty member at EKU!

Recognizing our faculty want to learn new pedagogical and technical skills and strategies, EKU is proud to have the Faculty Innovators Program, which combines our faculty and existing resources to provide access to opportunities for developing these important skills.

The Faculty Innovators Program has identified EKU faculty members with great expertise in teaching and learning practices, classroom techniques, and up-to-date technologies to showcase innovative teaching and learning practices on campus and to share their expertise with other faculty. The Faculty Innovators will facilitate demonstrations and workshops as well as one-on-one training with individual faculty regarding innovative teaching practices, will meet with new faculty as a part of the new faculty orientation program, and will assist them throughout the year. Faculty Innovators will also lead sessions as part of the Teaching and Learning Innovation series

Faculty Innovators are a cadre of faculty members selected in consultation with deans and chairs who have been trained in the best practices in teaching & learning, high-impact classroom techniques, and up-to-date technologies. They have a strong desire to share that expertise with other faculty and with students.

Please contact Shirley O'BrienCharlie SweetHal Blythe, or Russell Carpenter for more information on the Faculty Innovators program.

Faculty Innovators 2017-2018

Dr. Shirley O'Brien, Health Sciences
Faculty Innovator Coordinator
Dr. Shirley O'Brien

Dr. Lisa Day, CLASS
Dr. Lisa Day

Dr. Timothy Forde, Education
Diversity Scholar, Consulting Scholar
Dr. Tim Forde

Cindy Judd, EKU Libraries
Cindy Judd

Dr. Eric Meiners, CLASS

Dr. Eric Meiners

Dr. Matt Winslow, CLASS

Dr. Matt Winslow

Dr. Beth Polin, Business &

Dr. Beth Polin

Dr. Ray Richardson, Business &

Dr. Ray Richardson

Dr. Bill Staddon, College of Science

Dr. Bill Staddon

Dr. Jennifer Fairchild, CLASS

Dr. Jennifer Fairchild

Dr. Ryan Baggett, Justice & Safety

Dr. Ryan Baggett

Dr. Paula Jones, ID/Online Education Consultant 

Dr. Paula Jones

Dr. Randi Polk, CLASS

Dr. Randi Polk

Dr. Bev Hart, Health Sciences
FI Emeritus, served 2015-2016

Dr. Bev Hart

Dr. Doris Pierce, Health Sciences
FI Emeritus, served 2015-2017

Dr. Doris Pierce


You may find previously appointed Faculty Innovators here.

Faculty Innovators: An Introduction134.04 KB
Faculty Innovator Handout1.44 MB