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Faculty Scholars Institute


2023 Faculty Scholars Institute & Faculty Writing Retreat


  • Faculty Scholars Institute (FSI): May 16-17, 2023 | All members of the EKU community are welcome to participate. Register here
  • Faculty Writing Retreat: May 22-24, 2023 | Application available here.

Description and Expected Outcomes

For faculty members to advance in their academic careers, they need to develop new skills, strategies, and guidance for managing scholarly projects. The Faculty Scholars Institute provides faculty with the skills, resources, and support needed to excel as productive scholars at EKU.

Expected outcomes include:

  • Strengthened skills applicable in the production of scholarship;

  • Increased knowledge of cultural competency approaches applicable across a range of scholarly endeavors;  

  • Enhanced knowledge of approaches to producing, managing, submitting, and enhancing scholarly projects;

  • Improved skills for those pursuing scholarship and preparing for the promotion and tenure process;

  • Enhanced ability to identify meaningful scholarly projects as well as their potential structures; and 

  • Development of writing skills necessary for producing high-quality scholarship.

Please contact: or Dr. Russell Carpenter

2022-2023 Faculty Scholars Institute Steering Committee

Jason Fry

Allen Keener 

Jade Robinson

Susan Skees-Hermes

The full archive of content FSI 2021 & 2022 can be found on Microsoft Stream here.
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