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New Faculty Institute

New Faculty Institute (NFI) is an academic year-long program for newly hired full-time faculty. This hybrid program is comprised of: 

  • Blackboard learning modules, consisting of readings, discussions and activities
  • Face-to-face meetings, featuring conversation and guest presentations

Both the online and face-to-face components are facilitated by the Faculty Chair of Professional Development and Assoc. Vice President of Academic Affairs. 

The goals of New Faculty Institute are to:

  • Orient new full-time faculty to College of DuPage
  • Help new faculty strengthen their instructional practice and develop reflective habits around teaching 
  • Create a community of practice among new faculty during their first three years at COD 

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Contact Information

Faculty Chair of Professional Development
(630) 942-2383
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1107

Learning Technologies
(630) 942-2490
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3401

Adjunct Faculty Support
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2051

Employee Development Center
(630) 942-3805
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1105/1107