Faculty Development

Faculty Development provides resources and programs to all faculty to promote excellence in teaching, learning and scholarship. We seek to foster a spirit of cooperation and collegiality by encouraging ongoing dialogue about the complexities and challenges of teaching and learning. It offers resources to help faculty members reflect on and achieve their professional goals as teachers and scholars at all stages of their academic career.


Co-Directors of Faculty Development







Makiko Imamura, Ph.D.  (Sabbatical AY2020-21)

  •  Email: mi@stmarys-ca.edu
  •  Phone: 925-631-815
  • Areas: Workshops on Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship; Provost's Faculty Grants; Faculty Annual Awards; Mentoring Program









Monica Fitzgerald, Ph.D.  

  •  Email: mdf1@stmarys-ca.edu
  •  Phone: 925-631-4605
  •  Areas: Student Research & Development Grants or Faculty Development Funds


Administrative Staff

Cassie Webster  

Email: cmw15@stmarys-ca.edu

Phone: 925-631-4111. 

Office: Korth 119 

Areas: Processing reimbursements for Faculty Development Funds