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Faculty Development
An institution’s strategic plan projects its character and image. It communicates its mission, goals, and objectives. It is the organization’s blueprint for utilizing its skills and resources, directing its routine operations, and achieving its dreams and aspirations. It is its portrayal of its future, organized by distinct, determined actions for achieving a specified set of outcomes in keeping with the mission of the institution.
Mission Statement
Faculty Development & Research exists to stimulate and nurture a culture of scholarly inquiry and to provide opportunities for professional development and pedagogical improvement.
What’s Happening Now

Fourth Conference of Adventist Human-subject Researchers
The Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research, the Oakwood University Office of Research, and the Adventist Human-Subject Researchers Association are pleased to announce that the fourth conference of Seventh-day Adventist social-science and human-subject researchers will take place at Oakwood University on May 10 and 11, 2016. Previous conferences have taken place at Andrews University (2012, 2015) and the Seventh-day Adventist World Headquarters. The call for papers will be issued later this year.

Active Learning in STEM Courses

The Faculty Research Center – Designed with you in mind

Use it as a library; books are available. Use it as a lounge; there are sofas for you to put your feet up and rest.  Use it as a meeting place; meet your colleagues and plan wonderful things.  Use it as a study; a place to work and think great thoughts.
Cunningham Hall, Suite 115
Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM and Friday 8:30 – 12:00 PM.
Lunch and Learn workshops and other training sessions will be posted to the Faculty Development & Research calendar on the web page.
Faculty Senate
Senate meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month. Meetings are scheduled from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM and are open to all faculty members.  However, only senators may vote.