Professional development opportunities to enhance diversity, equity, access and inclusion efforts as well as online teaching and learning are available. Use the links below to review activities and resources supporting these initiatives.
Throughout the academic year, CFE offers a variety of workshops and other professional development activities addressing topics relating to diversity, equity, access and inclusion.
Why DEI Efforts are Critical in Higher Education
This Spring 2021 workshop, led by Dr. Helen Abdali Sousan Fagan, helped faculty and staff understand the importance of an inclusive campus environment and the role that their own personal stories and experiences play in fostering inclusivity. View the recording of Dr. Fagan's session.
Search Committee Workshops
CFE coordinates UNO's campus efforts for best practices for conducting faculty searches. View upcoming Faculty Search workshop dates. Anybody serving on a search committee for a faculty position must attend these workshops every two years. Email the Center for Faculty Excellence to check your status.
Equity and Inclusion Certificate
This two-year professional development program is for full-time faculty and staff who want to deepen their learning and understanding about racism and other inequities through a cohort experience that includes self-study, reading, and discussion. Over the course of the program, the cohort will learn about racism, microaggressions, allyship, and more.
Minority Mentorship Program
Efforts to enhance UNO's online learning opportunities are coordinated through the office of Digital Learning.