University of Southern Indiana


The primary purpose of faculty development is to provide support to faculty in the improvement of teaching (including advising), scholarship, and leadership development.

Responsibilities of the director include:

  • Supervise all activities of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
  • Collaborate with the Provost's Office, college deans, department chairs, program chairs, and faculty.
  • Chair the CETL Advisory Board.
  • Organize workshops, seminars, and presentations for and by faculty & staff for the purpose of development in teaching, scholarship, and leadership.
  • Work with the Council of Department Chairs and Program Directors to develop and provide leadership professional development opportunities for department chairs and program directors.
  • Organize and maintain orientation programming for new faculty members.
  • Foster innovation, research-based practices, and high impact practices in support of student learning.
  • Work closely with Distance Learning and Information Technology in promoting effective use of technology as well as online education.

CETL Staff

Abchanhilt 2_web  Amy B. Chan Hilton, PhD, PE, F.EWRI

 Director of CETL
 Professor of Engineering

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 Marius Ulrich

 Graduate Assistant