The Center for Scholarship and Faculty Development

The Center for Scholarship and Faculty Development at Seattle Pacific University provides resources and opportunities to
    ·  Strengthen faculty professional development and scholarship,
    ·  Enhance student learning through evidence based pedagogies and technologies that align
      with SPU’s mission,
    ·  Support student and faculty vocational exploration, discernment & preparation and
    ·  Build relationships among faculty to sustain a vibrant community;
All grounded in a deep commitment to our Christian faith and heritage.

Latest Posts


C. May Marston Lecture Est. 1991

The annual Marston Lecture at Seattle Pacific University is presented by the faculty member appointed to the C. May Marston professorship, named in honor of C. May Marston, whose influence extends back to the earliest years of Seattle Pacific. During a remarkable 45 years as a faculty member, Dr. Marston instilled a love for language through […]


Winter Quarter Events and Training

Register for Winter Quarter Events Here! Giveness of Things Book Club January 14, 2016, 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm Location: Library Conference Room To join this book club please email Jenn Wilson CSFD/ETM Monthly Book Club January 21, 2016, 3:00 pm-4:30 pm Location: Library Seminar Room Presenter: Margaret Diddams The Purposeful Graduate: Historically a time of exploration […]


Planning for Graduate School

Deciding what to do after college can be a difficult decision to make.  If you are thinking about Graduate School, here are a list of resources that can help you make an informed decision.  Learn more about graduate school, how to write your personal statement, requesting a strong letter of recommendation and learning if graduate school […]


Day of Common Learning

October 21 is this year’s Day of Common Learning, a campus wide event in which students, faculty, and staff, as well as the people from the greater Seattle area have the opportunity to engage in deep thought and conversation around a topic of focus, delight, and concern for the SPU community. All seminars, classes, and […]