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Welcome to the Center for the Advancement of Teaching (CAT)

The mission of CAT is to cultivate and sustain a university culture that values and engages in inclusive teaching practices to promote intellectual and personal growth. CAT supports the University’s commitment to teaching excellence through partnerships, interpersonal relationships, and programming that are built on trust, evidence-based practices, and ongoing critical reflection. 


Would you like to offer a message of thanks to an instructor or colleague?

Students, faculty, and staff can share their gratitude for faculty who make a difference through excellent teaching, mentorship, advocacy, service, and or leadership.

Submit a Thank-A-Prof in recognition of their great work. 

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