Pursuing a Culture of Excellence
In support of the University of Southern Mississippi’s mission, vision, and values, the Center for Faculty Development prioritizes the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, leadership, and campus citizenship among the university community. The Center aims to provide holistic opportunities for educational and professional development by responding to current concerns and trends in higher education. The Center for Faculty Development builds cross-disciplinary and cross-campus community through activities and events that promote effective teaching, mentoring, exploration, and discovery.
Call for Applications | 2022 Programming
- Faculty Leadership Institute
- ACUE: Effective Teaching Practices
- ACUE: Inclusive Teaching for Equitable Learning Micro-credential
- Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program & Seminar
- Teaching Innovation Mini-Grants
2021 - 2022 First Year Foundations Program
The First-Year Foundations Program (FYF) expands the training and conversations that start at New Faculty Orientation. This series aims to support new faculty in their teaching, research, and overall success as a new member of our Southern Miss community. All sessions are offered in a hybrid format—new faculty can attend in person in the CFD (International Center 319) or via Zoom.