Center for Faculty Excellence

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Our Mission

The Mills College Center for Faculty Excellence supports faculty across their many endeavors to promote equitable outcomes for our students—teaching in bold and impactful ways that open up possibilities, conducting intellectually and aesthetically daring scholarship and creative activity, and engaging the Mills community through thoughtful, collaborative, and transformative leadership.

CFE Initiatives
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Explore the initiatives we offer to build academic community and provide research and professional development opportunities.

Leadership Development
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Find out about the fellowships, resources, and professional opportunities Mills offers to faculty.

Teaching & Learning
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Discover the key pedagogical ideas and shape the teaching and learning experience at Mills.

Scholarship & Creative Activity
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Tap into activities that encourage and celebrate our faculty's innovative scholarly and creative work across all disciplines.

Grants & Awards
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Learn about the resources Mills offers to faculty to support their research, teaching, and professional development—and how we recognize their achievements.