UAF Faculty Development

Your Faculty Development Team

SPRING 2019 Events

2019 will be a great year for diving deep into work that really matters…


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Sarah Stanley

Sarah Stanley came to UAF in the fall of 2010 as an Assistant Professor. She is currently working on a project with others to develop a Higher Education learning network inside and out of jails, prisons, and halfway houses.
She believes in transformational community based learning and works in faculty development to build relationships that she believes will translate into an opportunity for more diverse students to teach and learn from and with. 


Rich Collins

Richard Collins came to UAF in January 1994 as an assistant research professor at the GI. Since then, he’s taught in electrical and computer engineering and atmospheric sciences. He has maintained an ongoing research program at Poker Flat Research Range focused on the Arctic atmosphere and geospace based on laser-radar (lidar) observations. 
Richard’s primary interests in faculty development include how to support faculty in conducting research and scholarly activity and integration of research and instruction.

Madara Mason

Madara Mason has been teaching at UAF since 1999, teaching in multiple departments over the years. She currently teaches for the Art and Education Departments and is the Faculty Development Coordinator for UAF eCampus.
Madara’s primary interests in faculty development include creative approaches to age old teaching problems, innovative programs that foster a no-fear approach to the classroom, and pedagocially sound inclusion of technology in the teaching practice.  

Mentoring Workshop

February 19th 11am-2pm, Wood Center Ballroom

3 hour, 3-course mentoring workshop event in the Wood Center ballroom 11-2. Learn some strategies for how to advocate for what you need to be successful. Lori Gildehaus Lead Research Advising and Mentoring Professional (RAMP) will be facilitating the workshop.

Writing Retreat

March 2nd 10am-2pm, University House

A mid-day writing retreat with brunch at the University House off Yankovich. Set aside some time to approach your institutional writing in a strategic manner. In this workshop, you will be introduced to re-purposing your workloads, faculty 180 narratives as a forward-thinking ecosystem.  Sarah Stanley Associate Professor of English and University Writing Director will be facilitating, working with eCampus Instructional Design team for online attendees.

Pre-Promotion Panel Discussion

April 19th 10am-12pm, ELIF 401

A mid-morning friendly panel discussion on pre-promotion concerns at ELIF 401 from 10-Noon. An annual tradition at UAF and sponsored by the UAF faculty senate Committee on the Status of Women.

Calendar of Events

Look for “#facdev” to find sessions sponsored by the Faculty Development Team and the Instructional Design Team at eCampus