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


How to Use Grant Forward-and Find Grants!

How to Use Grant Forward– and Find Grants! Webinar Thursday, April 16, 2015, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM (Central Time) Please RSVP, at this registration form.


Academic Innovation Incubator- April 18th

Join us for this exciting workshop on April 18th from 9am-12pm in Cremona 102. Interested in submitting a proposal for academic innovation but not sure how it should look, what needs to be part of it?  Have an idea that is a little hazy but you would like to hash it out among peers?  Are you […]


2015 Winifred E. Weter Lecture- April 14th

2015 Winifred E. Weter Lecture April 14th Join us for the 2015 Winifred E. Weter Lecture on Tuesday, April 14th at 7:30 p.m. in Upper Gwinn. This annual lecture is presented by an SPU faculty member selected by the Faculty Affairs Committee. This year, Dr. Jennifer McKinney will explore the intersection between Christian gender theologies and culture. Read […]


Favorite Resources for Vocational Exploration

    Director’s Favorite Resources for Vocational Exploration, Discernment and Preparation[1]         Library Vocation Subject Guide Clydesdale, T. (2015).The Purposeful Graduate: Why Colleges Must Talk to Students about Vocation. Chicago Il: University of Chicago Press. Diddams, M., & Daniels, D. (2008). Good work with toil: A paradigm for redeemed work. Christian Scholars […]


Spring Training Events

Visit the Events and Training page to learn more about several training opportunities coming up in April and May. Topics include a writing workshop followup, student engagement in community, and teaching with a focus on critical thinking.