Faculty Success

Development Opportunities

Association of College and University Educators (ACUE)

UTA is partnering with ACUE to offer the Effective Teaching Practices Course to faculty. The course consists of 25 modules that faculty complete online working with a cohort of other faculty and guided by a facilitator from UTA.

ACUE Website

Center for Research on Teaching and Learning Excellence

The UTA Center for Research on Teaching and Learning Excellence (CRTLE) engages faculty, graduate teaching assistants, and community partners in research and innovative, high impact practices to enhance teaching and learning (AAC&U, 2008).

CRTLE Website

Women Faculty and Staff Network

The mission of the Women’s Faculty and Staff Network (WFSN) is to empower women Faculty and Staff by advocating for opportunities to advance their professional development in research, teaching, and service, while balancing their personal, career, physical, and mental health demands at the University of Texas at Arlington.

WFSN Website

Leadership Academy

The UTA Leadership Academy is designed as a broad leadership development program that includes the essential characteristics and skills needed to be an effective leader in a higher education environment.

Leadership Academy Website

Peer Observation of Teaching

Confidential evaluations from a peer observer promote instructors’ use of new teaching techniques and overall improvement.

Peer Observation Website

Professional Learning Communities

Collaborate UTA, provides undergraduate students with a competitive edge by assessing and enhancing a key skill that employers desire: teamwork.

PLC Website

International Faculty Exchanges

UTA is looking to grow its international faculty exchanges as part of its 2025 Strategic Plan Bold Solutions, Global Impact (http://www.uta.edu/strategicplan/).

IFE Website

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

This nationally-recognized, independent organization provides online career development resources for faculty, post-docs, and graduate students. It supports academic careers with workshops and intensive mentoring programs to increase research productivity and improve working relationships with department colleagues. Special attention is given to the challenges faced by underrepresented faculty.

NCFDD Website