Center for Teaching and Learning

The Center for Teaching and Learning offers special workshops and events for teaching faculty.    The Center also offers a faculty development award competition twice annually, the Mr. and Mrs. L.L. Stewart Faculty Development Award.

Difference, Power, & Discrimination

The Difference, Power, and Discrimination (DPD) Program is a nationally-recognized resource that focuses on curriculum transformation for social justice education. Begun in the early 1990s in response to student demand, the DPD Program provides faculty with educational opportunities to revise their course content and classroom practices to reflect a thorough integration of issues of gender, race, social class, sexual identity, age, ability, and religion.  The Program offers an annual 60-hour summer seminar, as well as periodic workshops and presentations throughout the academic year.The DPD Program also sponsors campus and community wide events that focus on issues of diversity and social justice.


Oregon State University understands that you have many facets to your life, including personal, professional and academic demands. This website offers information and resources to assist you in balancing the daily demands and opportunities of your life, whether you are a student, faculty or staff member.

Writing Intensive Curriculum Program

The Introductory WIC Faculty Seminar is offered each fall term and meets five sessions of two hours each. Faculty from across the university come together to discuss pedagogical issues such as using minimally graded writing to improve learning and critical thinking, designing effective writing assignments, giving effective feedback on student writing, teaching students to revise, and employing effective grading practices. The seminar gives faculty an opportunity to meet colleagues from across the university and discuss issues of writing in the disciplines.

Journey Into Leadership

"Journey Into Leadership is a unique opportunity to begin to think differently, to explore one's own leadership potential, and to engage in the campus community in a new way through a shared experience that focus on one's own self-discovery."

-- Sabah Randhawa, Provost and Executive VP, Oregon State University