The Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) serves as the university's lead teaching and learning resource for faculty and staff.  Our mission is to facilitate educational development on campus by offering a broad range of services and programs to faculty and staff at all career stages aligned with the University's strategic goals. Our programs seek to advance teaching and learning, increase the utilization of innovative learning technologies, and strengthen leadership development. In addition, the Center plays a direct role in supporting colleges, departments, programs, and campus organizations in achieving institutional goals. We work collaboratively with constituents across campus to develop, implement, and assess programs and services that advance the following collective goals: 

  • Strengthen the integration of learning technologies across campus.

  • Advance the teaching and learning core mission.  

  • Cultivate equity, inclusion, and diversity in the classroom and campus community.

  • Support faculty at all career stages and in a variety of positions in which they serve.

  • Strengthen leadership and develop talent.

  • Assist in advancing institutional initiatives.