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Collaboration across the spectrum of teaching, research, and service

Join the hundreds of faculty, staff, and administrative leaders who collaborate through ACM to share resources, address common challenges, and develop innovative approaches to teaching and learning.


Grant-Funded Programs for Faculty & Staff

FaCE: Faculty Career Enhancement Program
Through FaCE grants, ACM faculty and staff design and lead  projects to enhance teaching and learning.

SAIL: Seminars in Advanced Interdisciplinary Learning
Annual seminars enable faculty to explore broad themes and collaborate to develop interdisciplinary curricular resources.

Technology in Teaching and Learning
Faculty and staff explore ways in which online learning can contribute to the educational missions of ACM colleges.

EMKE: Enhancing the Midwest Knowledge Ecosystem
Fostering collaboration among faculty from the ACM colleges, the Big Ten Academic Alliance universities, and the University of Chicago.

ICF: Institute on College Futures
Building faculty understanding of higher education economics and strategies to strengthen ACM colleges' finances.

ICF Online
An online mini-course makes the Institute on College Futures content available to faculty and staff at any college.

Undergraduate and Faculty Fellows Program for a Diverse Professoriate
Expanding participation by underrepresented groups in the career pipeline from college student to liberal arts college professor through undergraduate and faculty fellowships and programming to foster campus diversity.

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Grant-Funded Project Outcomes

Sharing Faculty Strengths across the ACM to Teach Data Science

Faculty collaborated to create and share modules to help students learn how to use the computer language R.

Curricular Tools to Use Digital Storytelling in Your Classes

Check out the Macalester College Digital Storytelling resource site, created by faculty in a FaCE project.

Design Thinking Workshop Fits Courses across the Disciplines

St. Olaf faculty developed a module for a one-day workshop to spark students' creativity and problem solving.

Browse projects by topic, institution, or funding cycle

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Off-Campus Opportunities

Visiting Faculty Positions

Teach and mentor students using place-based resources not available on the home campus.

Faculty Travel Grants

Plan a brief research visit before applying for a visiting faculty position.

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Conferences, Workshops, & Meetings

Faculty Advisory Committees (FAC)

FACs maintain strong connections between the ACM colleges and consortial study away programs.

Professional Development Conferences & Workshops

Find out about upcoming events for faculty and staff.

ACM Staff & Administrators Meetings

Colleagues from the 14 ACM campuses meet regularly to share information and discuss common challenges.

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