May 3, 2021 - Follow-up from the Celebration of Faculty Achievement
80 people joined us to celebrate the accomplishments of our faculty during this difficult year. In 2020-2021, CFE held 72 workshops with more to come in May and June and had 1,600 attendees, about average for us in non-pandemic years. We were grateful to be able to continue to extend Faculty Excellence and Instructional Innovation grants even in these unprecedented times and help recognize faculty accomplishments at Spring Convocation. We had 19 new members, four faculty that earned the Early Career Success certificate and 15 faculty who earned the Teaching Enhancement certificate.
February 23, 2021 - Instructional Innovation Grants
Due Date for proposals - by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 19, 2021
These grants are available to tenure track and non-tenure track faculty employed at Montana State University Bozeman. They are intended to give faculty funding to create and develop new methods to improve their teaching and student learning with the goal of increasing student success. Learn more about the grants here
February 17, 2021 - List of MSU Summer research opportunities for undergraduates.
Please share with colleagues and students at other institutions, especially those serving underrepresented communities, and post on your social media feeds. These opportunities are essential for students exploring the possibility of graduate studies. Learn more about these REUs
December 4, 2020 - Announcing the 2020-2021 Faculty Excellence Grant Awardees for Round 2
The Center for Faculty Excellence is announces 14 faculty members who have been awarded Round 2 Faculty Excellence Grants for 2020/2021.
November 6, 2020 - Teaching Tips added to the CFE newsletter
Short articles with practical teaching tips based on developments that arise from teaching during the pandemic.
September 11, 2020 - Faculty Excellence Grant Proposals
Announcing that CFE is accepting proposals for Round 2 for AY 2020-2021 funds. Proposals are due from the Deans by November 6, 2020
August 12, 2020 - Updates to Classroom Lecture Technology
This summer, theInstructional Technology Support teamfocused on preparing all centrally managed classrooms to support the ability to broadcast live lectures from the classroom as well as reliably support lecture capture using TechSmith. See frequently asked questions about the classroom updates.
July 24, 2020 - Guidance for Faculty around COVID-19 Procedures
As an additional mitigation effort against the spread of COVID-19, the Montana Commissioner of Higher Education has adopted the recommendation of the MUS Healthy Fall Task Force requiring face coverings on all the campuses of the Montana University System. The Center has put together guidance for faculty around these procedures. Learn more about this guidance.
May 18, 2020 - Announcing the 2020-2021 Faculty Excellence Grant Awardees for Round 1
The Center for Faculty Excellence is announces 21 faculty members who have been awarded Round 1 Faculty Excellence Grants for 2020/2021.
May 13, 2020 - Attend A Virtual Conference to Enhance Your Online and Blended Teaching Practices
The Center for Faculty Excellence is offering an opportunity through a purchased unlimited group rate to attend the Online Learning Consortium’s (OLC) fully virtual 2020 Innovate Conference from June 15-26. Submit an application today
May 1, 2020 - Announcing Instructional Innovation Grant Awardees
The Center for Faculty Excellence is announces six faculty members and a postdoctoral associate who have been awarded Instructional Innovation Grants for 2020/2021.
April 15, 2020 - Your Course Evaluations
Email from Dean Adams, Center Director, about the upcoming course evaluations. Read the 4-15-2020 email
January 17, 2020 - Call for Proposals for Instructional Innovation Grants
The Center for Faculty Excellence is now welcoming proposals for the Instructional Innovation Grants Program, 2020-2021.
Deadline: Tuesday February 18, 2020 at 5:00 pm.
January 16, 2020 - Proposals for Online Program Development
MSU is seeking proposals to convert academic credit bearing certificates or degree programs to an online or blended delivery format.
Deadline: February 28, 2020
January 9, 2020 - Congratulations to the 2020 Spring Convocation awardees
CFE want to congratulate the spring convocation awardees for advising, teaching innovation, excellence in service learning, and excellence in teaching.
January 8, 2020 - Apply now for mini-grant to attend the National Conference on Distance Education
CFE is accepting applications from tenure and non-tenure track faculty to learn about innovations taking place in distance education at the Online Learning Consortium’s 2020 Innovate conference from March 31st to April 3rd in Chicago, IL.
Deadline: February 18, 2020
August 23, 2019 - NCUR Faculty Engagement
With NCUR 2020 coming up in Spring, it's time to start thinking about how we can involve the whole MSU community. The NCUR Faculty Engagement Committee encourages you to use your classroom this Fall to help raise student interest and awareness of the event.
August 5, 2019 - Dean Adams selected as director of MSU’s Center for Faculty Excellence
May 30, 2019 - Short Faculty Research Videos
Looking for a collaborator or to learn more about your colleagues research? View ~10 min videos that describe faculty research programs from the 2018 Freshman Research Symposium put on by the Honors College.
April 29, 2019 - 2019 End-of-Year Celebration
Over 60 faculty members and staff joined us for the 2019 End-of-Year Celebration. In 2018-2019 the Center held over 100 workshops in teaching, research, and service with over 1,500 attendees.
MAY 1 - Successful Outcomes of Faculty Excellence Grants published
The positive outcomes of Faculty Excellence Grants on faculty careers published in prestigious Journal of Faculty Development. Read the abstract of the Faculty Excellence Grants article.
AUGUST 2 - MSU’s success training new female faculty in grant writing featured in national publication
A Montana State University program that trained female faculty to find success in winning research grants was highlighted in the prestigious journal BioScience. Read the MSU news story on the grant-writing bootcamp.
NOVEMBER 11 - MSU TEAL Classrooms featured in FOX news story. Click here to watch the FOX news segment.