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Center for Faculty Development


The CFD supports ODU Faculty with training & mentoring in teaching & pedagogy, research & scholarship and professional development.

I am pleased to welcome you to Old Dominion University's Center for Faculty Development. As a university dedicated to innovation in research, teaching, and scholarly activities, the Center furthers Old Dominion University's commitment to educational excellence. Faculty at all ranks will find resources at the Center to enhance their career planning and advancement. The Center provides opportunities for faculty to develop effective teaching and learning strategies, participate in workshops aimed at promoting collegial conversations, and engage in forums to highlight faculty accomplishments.

- Augustine O. Agho, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs


Provost's Spotlight with Dr. Carolyn Rutledge: November 2, 4 - 5:30 p.m. at the University Theatre

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Provost's Spotlight


The Fall 2022 Provost's Spotlight will honor Dr. Carolyn Rutledge professor, co-director for the Center for Telehealth Innovation, Education, and Research (C-TIER), associate chair, graduate program director in the School of Nursing and 2014 SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award Winner.

The Spotlight will be held Wednesday, November 2, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at University Theatre and includes an introduction by Provost Augustine O. Agho and an interview with Dr. Rutledge led by CFD Director Annette Finley-Croswhite. A reception will follow in the Atrium. (Watch Now)

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