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​​ Welcome to CAFÉ !


The Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence is dedicated to promoting faculty success across all career stages. CAFÉ offers and organizes:

  • Consultations

  • Collegial conversations

  • Workshops

  • Faculty presentations

  • Faculty work groups or learning communities

  • Facilitation of department or team projects

  • Online resources for self-study

  • Orientation and onboarding to new roles



Active Learning Classroom, Knight-Crane Hall Room 00211/14/2018 12:00 PM

Advising Workshop: Updates on Academic Policies and Graduate Requirements

All faculty advisors are invited to this important session where we will give updates on academic policies, standings, and graduation requirements.

Friday, November 16, 10:40am to 11:40am

Please register here

Duke Energy Auditorium (Rogers lower level)11/16/2018 10:40 AM

Writing across the Curriculum: What does writing look like in your discipline?

Friday, November 16, 10:40 am -11:40 am

Please register here

Active Learning Classroom, Knight Crane Hall Room 00211/16/2018 10:40 AM

GenEd Faculty Support Session

As we near the end of the semester, what steps can you take to ready your students to submit their strongest work on their final projects in GenEd learning communities? Refreshments will be provided as we celebrate another semester of thoughtful and creative teaching!

Friday, November 16, 1:10pm to 2:20pm

Please register here by November 14.

Active Learning Classroom, Knight-Crane Hall Room 00211/16/2018 1:10 PM


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Laura Lohman, PhD, PMP, SHRM-CP

Director, Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence

Associate Professor of Music


(704) 337-2547


Printing Press Writing Support Has Started! 

If you would still like to join a faculty writing support group, it's not too late! Groups are meeting:

Wednesdays, 3:50-5:00 pm

Fridays, 9:20-10:30 am

Contact CAFÉ to learn more about joining one of these groups. 

Get CAFE Communications  

CAFE sends email communications to full-time faculty and adjunct faculty highlighting both upcoming in-person support opportunities and timely online resources. If you are a staff member and would like to receive these communications, please contact the CAFE Director at  to be added to the email list.