Faculty Development Organizations

  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) A national association committed to making the aims of liberal learning a vigorous and constant influence on institutional purpose and educational practice in higher education.
  • American Association for Higher Education (AAHE) A national organization dedicated to improving the quality of higher education. This site includes information about AAHE's Technology Projects, Teaching Initiative, Assessment Forum, and Forum on Faculty Roles and Rewards. You can also find information about their upcoming conferences and membership.
  • Educause The association for managing and using information resources in higher education. Information on their annual conference, professional development workshops, job posting service, and issues related to managing and using information resources.
  • Office of Professional and Instructional Development (OPID) OPID serves as a statewide faculty development resource for University of Wisconsin System institutions. Over the past few years OPID has expanded its emphases to meet the broader professional needs of faculty and academic staff with programming on topics such as student learning, the scholarship of teaching and learning, career stages, and faculty roles and rewards.
  • POD Network The Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD) fosters human development in higher education through faculty, instructional, and organizational development
  • The US Department of Education Education headlines, government links, funding opportunities, and more