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Contact Information

Dr. Christina M. Sax
Horton Hall 111
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, PA, 17257
(717) 477-1502
(717) 477-4050 fax

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Innovations in Faculty Development Symposium

June 3, 2014 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Shippensburg University Conference Center, Shippensburg PA

This one day symposium was designed to showcase innovative faculty development models and practices.  It included concurrent presentations, roundtable discussions, and networking opportunities designed to foster a sharing of ideas, approaches, and breakthrough practices across institutions. 

Attendees benefited from being able to 1) explore and gain new strategies, 2) build a regional network of colleagues, and 3) build their professional portfolio, through presentations and a post-symposium online compendium.

Participants: 54 individuals from 24 different colleges and universities across PA, FL, MD, and WV.

Program and Presentations

click here to view the symposium program

Post-Symposium Compendium

The following presentation materials and papers were submitted by presenters for posting on this website:

Planning Committee

  • April Bailey, Associate Professor of Accounting and Management Information Systems
  • Lynn Baynum, Center for Faculty Excellence in Scholarship and Teaching – Director, New Faculty Orientation Programs, and Associate Professor of Teacher Education
  • CJ Ezell, WEDnetPA Partner, Office of Professional, Continuing, and Distance Education
  • Debbie Gochenaur, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
  • Amanda Olejarski, Assistant Professor of Political Science
  • Christina Sax, Associate Provost and Dean of Academic Outreach and Innovation
  • Ashley Seibert, Center for Faculty Excellence in Scholarship and Teaching – Director, Campus Support, and Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

Additional Information

For additional information about this event, contact CJ Ezell ( or 717-477-1123 extension 3381) in Shippensburg University's Office of Professional, Continuing, and Distance Education.