Faculty Development

Faculty Development

The Office of Faculty Development provides funding and programming to support faculty members at various stages of their academic career to achieve their professional and scholarly goals. 

Caroline Burns
Director, Faculty Development       

Jennifer Heung
Associate Provost of Faculty Affairs 
(925) 631-8322


The Committee on Faculty Development and Scholarship also plays an important role in providing programmatic support for faculty but also in making recommendations on sabbaticals, Provost Grants, and annual Faculty Awards. 

CFDS Membership AY 23-24  

Caroline Burns - Chair
Sunayani Bhattacharya SOLA - Tenure-track     
Elizabeth Valentin SOS - Tenure-track     
Tangela Reavis KSOE - Tenure-track        
Manvendra Tiwari SEBA - Tenure-track     
Mary C Raygoza At Large - Tenure-track
Nicole Brown At Large - Tenure-track
Elizabeth Gallagher - Ex Officio


Pedagogy specific programming will now be offered through the Center for Excellence and Equity in Teaching. Please contact  Sunayani Bhattacharya  sb40@stmarys-ca.edu with questions. 

Support for external grant writing and application is offered through the Office of Research. Please contact  Elizabeth Gallagher egallagher@stmarys-ca.edu with questions.