Welcome to the Center for Faculty Innovation

The Center for Faculty Innovation promotes new modes of teaching, scholarship, and creative work that foster an integrated curriculum and more meaningful student learning. The Center nurtures connections among faculty as learners, teachers, scholars, and creative artists and supports the intellectual life of the Loyola community within the context of our unique Jesuit mission and identity. 

About the center

The Center for Faculty Innovation supports the intellectual life of the Loyola community by nurturing connections among faculty as learners, teachers, and scholars within the context of our distinctive Jesuit identity.  It fosters new directions in teaching and promotes excellence in research, scholarship, and creative work.

The center supports faculty development via: 

  • Workshops on pedagogy, teaching with technology, service learning, Jesuit mission, and other topics
  • A New Faculty Orientation
  • A Faculty Mentoring Program
  • A Faculty Academy on best practices in teaching and learning
  • A teaching and learning resource library
  • Faculty research groups
  • One-on-one consulting

Meeting Space

The Center conference room, housed in Monroe Library, Room 334, has state of the art projection equipment, is available for faculty lunches, discussion meetings on teaching and learning, research group activities, and other meetings. Monroe Library Media Services are responsbile for reservations. Please select the following link to scheudle your event: Room Request Form. For questions regarding your reservations please contact Media Services at 864-7120.  Should your event require campus catering, please contact Catering/Dining Services at 865-2127

Partnerships

The Center works collaboratively with the Monroe Library, Writing Across the Curriculum, and other divisions on campus offering faculty development, training, and support.