Award will support student learning assessment by future faculty

Student presenting a poster to other students

November 6, 2012

Cornell has been chosen as a demonstration school for developing programs to train future faculty in assessing student learning, with an award from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS).

The Graduate School partnered with the Cornell Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) to submit a proposal to the Preparing Future Faculty to Assess Student Learning competition. Cornell’s proposal was one of seven selected for funding from the CGS on behalf of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Teagle Foundation.

The awards, announced Oct. 31, are intended to enhance assessment practices at universities with proven leadership in preparing future faculty.

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