Faculty Excellence Advisory Committee

The Faculty Excellence Advisory Committee will provide input, recommendations, and feedback on various Faculty Excellence initiatives with the purpose of strengthening UCF faculty and assisting us in fulfilling our quest.

2018-19 Advisory Committee Members

Term Limit and Expectations

Committee members serve a one-year term and are expected to attend all Advisory Committee meetings and any relevant sub-committee meetings Committee members may also be called on at other times throughout the year to offer input related to various initiatives.

All faculty serving on the Advisory Committee are encouraged to participate in programming offered through Faculty Excellence.

There will also be one kick-off meeting on Tuesday, September 10 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Teaching Academy 130 to set expectations and one wrap-up meeting in the spring for groups to report out on the work they accomplished.

Application

The application period for the 2019-20 academic year is now closed.

Full‐time faculty members of all ranks and types (e.g., tenured, tenure-earning, and non-tenure earning including instructors and lecturers, librarians, instructional designers, research, and clinical) are invited to apply.

The deadline to submit the following to Faculty Excellence (facultyexcellence@ucf.edu) on or before August 15. 

  1. Faculty who are currently serving, or have served in the past, on the Faculty Excellence Advisory Committee, should state this service in an email to Faculty Excellence (facultyexcellence@ucf.edu). No additional statement of qualification/interest is required.
  2. Faculty who are not currently serving, nor have served in the past, on the Faculty Excellence Advisory Committee, should complete a Qualtrics application which must include a statement indicating your qualifications and interest in serving on the Advisory Committee (maximum 150 words)

Following receipt of the application, we will send an email to each applicant’s Unit Head with a request to respond and provide assurance similar to the following (with identifying information added).

Subject Line: Faculty Excellence Advisory Committee Assurance for Applicant Name

Applicant Name has expressed interest in serving on the Faculty Excellence Advisory Committee. Committee members serve a one-year term and will be expected to attend two to three committee meetings each semester. Committee members may also be called on at other times throughout the year to offer input on various Faculty Excellence initiatives.

We have contacted you to confirm that you have no reservations about their service (e.g., time), please let us know by replying to this email. Thank you.

Selection Process

Applications for the Advisory Committee are reviewed and selected by Faculty Excellence. Advisory Committee members selected will be notified no later than August 23.

Composition of the Advisory Committee

In addition to soliciting faculty from all ranks and types (tenured, tenure-earning, and non-tenure earning, including librarians, instructional designers, research, and clinical faculty) to serve on the Advisory Committee, the Committee also includes representatives from key faculty-serving units such as the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, Office of Research, UCF Global, and Center for Distributed Learning.