Faculty Development

Welcome to Faculty Development!

It's Faculty Development's mission to provide comprehensive programming and resources that ignite faculty excellence in leadership, collaboration, teaching, research, and creative activities. We want to empower you, our faculty members, at every stage of your careers.

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Faculty Testimonials

We're proud of our faculty and their achievements. Here is what some faculty members have to say about their experiences learning with Faculty Development.

Dr. Keisuke Ikehata

Assistant Professor, Ingram School of Engineering

"Faculty Development’s programming really helped me set up myself at Texas State. What I like the most is that each of these activities provide participating faculty a safe space for us to share our challenges, as well as our joys. It is a truly caring community. In particular, I am so thankful for the Write Watchers & Let’s Do Lunch sessions with my peers, which were really my lifelines in 2020. I was so encouraged & energized!"

Keisuke Ikehata in front of Old Main
Beth Bernstein in front of Alkek Library

Dr. Beth Ann Bernstein

Senior Lecturer, Dept. of World Languages & Literatures

"I'm grateful for the faculty development programs during the pandemic and I love participating every week. The "Write Watchers" group has been so motivational and the guidance/support has been wonderful. It gives me the push I need to continue my academic writing projects during a challenging time. Even though we cannot get together in person, these awesome programs connect us and create a close-knit Texas State community."

Dr. Joni S J Charles

Associate Professor, Dept. of Finance & Economics

“Write Watchers has been a breath of fresh air for me during these months when we have tackled our academic writing in our own silos. Those who attend are tremendously supportive of each other and I enjoy this guilt-free, judgment-free space for writing. I come as often as I can and I appreciate that Write Watchers is for faculty, facilitated by a fellow faculty member. Write Watchers offers me a space on a regular basis where I can get to know and learn from my colleagues across campus.”

Joni Charles in front of the river

Faculty Awards

See which faculty members have been awarded for their contributions to Texas State, and review the requirements for awards you could receive.