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CAFE Initiatives

Check out new for Spring 2023 CAFE Initiatives,Programs and Events!  If you are interested in receiving additional information about any of the programs, or provide feedback and suggestions, please complete the any form associated with each event!

Our continued goal is to present a variety of programs, events and opportunities to faculty and begin to build interest and input on what to plan for in the future. Your involvement is critical to the trajectory and direction of future CAFE programs so please, get involved.

Faculty Professional Development Initiatives: These initiatives are designed to support the professional and personal development of faculty members in the areas of teaching, research, and leadership development. Examples of types of development initiatives are: research and writing support workshops and retreats, mini-grant opportunities in the areas of teaching and research, and support for faculty to attend teaching and learning conferences.

Spring 2023 Proposed Faculty Development Initiatives:

Mid Career FLP Spring 2023

SoTL realted Funds Available

These resources are intended to help faculty and staff promote well-being in the classroom and in conversations with students.

The first session on Physiological Needs was held on November 7th, 2022. Click this LINK to watch the recorded session and download presentation materials.

The upcoming session focusing on the Safety Needs of Students is scheduled to hold on January 23rd, 2023. Click HERE for further information and registration.


Faculty Engagement Initiatives: These initiatives are designed to foster interdisciplinary collaborations, cultivate conversations, and create environments that lead to innovative and creative responses to opportunities and challenges. Examples of types of engagement initiatives are establishing Faculty Interest Groups, Research Collaborations, Faculty Learning Communities and recruiting faculty CAFE ambassadors and associates.

Spring 2023 Faculty Engagement Initiatives:

CAFE Writing Book Club 2023


Coming soon!