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Faculty Scholars Institute

Faculty Scholars Institute and Faculty Writing Retreat


  • Faculty Scholars Institute (FSI): Dates and formate of the FSI will be announced in Fall 2023| All members of the EKU community are welcome to participate. Registration will be available here.
  • Faculty Writing Retreat: May 20-22, 2024, in person | The 2024 application will be posted here. 

Description and Expected Outcomes

For faculty members to advance in their academic careers, they need to develop new skills, strategies, and guidance for managing scholarly projects. The Faculty Scholars Institute provides faculty with the skills, resources, and support needed to excel as productive scholars at EKU.

Expected outcomes include:

  • Strengthened skills applicable in the production of scholarship;

  • Increased knowledge of cultural competency approaches applicable across a range of scholarly endeavors;  

  • Enhanced knowledge of approaches to producing, managing, submitting, and enhancing scholarly projects;

  • Improved skills for those pursuing scholarship and preparing for the promotion and tenure process;

  • Enhanced ability to identify meaningful scholarly projects as well as their potential structures; and 

  • Development of writing skills necessary for producing high-quality scholarship.

Please contact: or Dr. Russell Carpenter

2023-2024 Faculty Scholars Institute Steering Committee

Jason Fry
Jade Robinson
Susan Skees-Hermes

The full archive of content FSI 2021 and 2022 can be found on Microsoft Stream here.

Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning

521 Lancaster Avenue
Crabbe Library
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-7330

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