To serve as a conduit for collaboration, common resources, and shared advocacy with the goal of enhancing faculty and educational development in higher education for the state of North Carolina & UNC System.

Strategic Goals

  • To promote and support a collaborative, connected, and responsive approach to faculty & educational development at the system level that is manifested at the campus level;
  • To create efficiencies in shared resources, mutual partnerships, and shared events/programming in the field of faculty & educational development across the state;
  • To work together on faculty & educational development initiatives, including those initiated through faculty, campus, or system governance;
  • To develop collective planning, vision, and policy development through shared leadership across the state;
  • To model best practices in faculty & educational development, including our own continued professional and instructional development.

The UNC Faculty and Academic Development Consortium (UNC-FADC) consists of volunteer representatives from the seventeen campuses of the University of North Carolina system who serve as leaders and/or facilitators of faculty and/or educational development on their respective campuses. Educational development is defined broadly, to include the areas of faculty, instructional, professional, and organizational development.

2022-2023 Leadership

  • Chair, Bart Ganzert, Ed.D., Senior Faculty Development Specialist, Digital Literacy Coordinator, Winston-Salem State University, Email: ganzertby@wssu.edu
  • Vice Chair, Audrey M Dentith, Ph.D., Director of Academic Teaching and Learning. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Email: amdentith@ncat.edu
  • Communications Chair, Miko Nino, Ph.D., Director of the Office of Online Learning at University of North Carolina Pembroke, miguel.nino@uncp.edu