Book time to discuss the new requirements for documenting and evaluating teaching effectiveness


The Office of faculty ADVANCEment invites you and/or members of your department’s TPR Committee to schedule a 1-on-1 meeting to discuss the new requirements for documenting and evaluating teaching effectiveness. Considering that these changes have been effective for almost one year now, we are reaching out to address any questions and to provide examples of […]

Meet Your New Faculty Champion

Tom Kealy, Ph.D., has been named Clemson’s first director for faculty awards and honorifics. In this role, Kealy reports to Senior Associate Provost Amy Lawton-Rauh to direct and manage workflows and networks supporting internal and external awards recognizing faculty excellence in teaching, service, scholarly pursuits, and leadership across the University. How does your previous experience […]

Featured Faculty: Dr. Leslie Warlick

This month, we are featuring Dr. Leslie Warlick, a lecturer in the Department of Performing Arts. She holds performance degrees from the North Carolina School of the Arts, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and Florida State University. Dr. Warlick has had the pleasure of studying violin with Elaine Richey, David Updegraff, Donald Weilerstein, and Gary Kosloski. […]

Faculty Grow 2024 Rundown

The Office of Faculty ADVANCEment (OFA) hosted its inaugural Faculty Grow Workshop on April 9 th, 2024. With approximately 50 faculty participants, and through the lens of a “charette-style” workshop, we began to create a shared vision of the future of faculty success at Clemson. With speakers, a faculty panel, and active engagement and conversation, […]

2024 Faculty Climate Survey

Office of Faculty Advancement

2024 Faculty Climate Survey In 2017, with support from the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE program, Clemson University’s Advance grant team and Dr. Patrick Rosopa, the team’s Social Science Research Lead, developed and distributed a faculty survey to better understand Clemson’s institutional culture and climate for all faculty. Post COVID-19 and with the 2023 launch of […]

Featured Faculty: Dr. Thao Tran

This month, we are featuring Dr. Thao Tran, assistant professor of chemistry. Tran holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Vietnam National University, earned her Ph.D. at the University of Houston, and completed a postdoctoral visit at the Johns Hopkins University Institute of Quantum Matter. Her current team applies chemical logic and unmatched tunability innate to extended solids […]

New Resource for Faculty – A Library Guide Containing Links to Materials and Resources on Faculty Development

As you (faculty) matriculate through your career, you will need to continually increase your knowledge,  evolve your skills, and perhaps even shift your focus areas. To help you, the Clemson Libraries now offers a guide that highlights faculty resources (click here).  This makes it easier for you to locate books  that provide productivity tips for […]

Team-based learning, an interview with Dr. Molly Espey

Although the idea of team-based learning (TBL) originated back in the 70s, many faculty members are now recognizing the educational importance of transforming small groups of students into formal teams. The difference between the two being the commitment of the members to advance the learning process beyond individual capabilities and the opportunity to fully take advantage of […]

Coffee Klatch Calendar

We welcome you to join the ADVANCEment team in open discussions about ideas that are important to you. Please drop in and have a conversation over a cup of coffee with these months’ featured speakers, and learn about initiatives that are institutional practice today and priorities moving forward.   Mon, January 29th – Meet Angie Leidinger, Senior Vice President […]