Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

WHAT WE DO

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning promotes exemplary teaching and meaningful learning at the University of Mississippi. We serve the UM teaching community by supporting the awareness and adoption of inclusive, evidence-based teaching practices and acting as a hub for the study and dissemination of research on teaching.

Explore our programs

Two faculty members chatting at a CETL workshop

For Faculty

We offer a variety of programs for UM faculty in any discipline to support your growth as an instructor.

Faculty Programs
Graduate students chatting with one another at Graduate Teaching Orientation

For Graduate Students

Whether you're an instructor, teaching assistant, or aspiring teacher, CETL is here to support your teaching development.

Graduate Student Programs
An undergraduate SI leader conducting a review session with two other students

For Undergraduates

Supplemental Instruction (SI) aims to boost student success by providing weekly, structured review sessions for historically difficult classes.

Supplemental Instruction

Meet our team

CETL staff work with instructors and students to promote exemplary teaching and meaningful learning at UM.
Derek Bruff

Derek Bruff

  • Associate Director of Instructional Support
Robert Cummings

Robert Cummings

  • Executive Director of Academic Innovation Associate Professor of Writing and Rhetoric and Director of the Interdisciplinary Minor in Digital Media Studies
Emily Donahoe

Emily Donahoe

  • Associate Director of Instructional Support in the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Lecturer of Writing and Rhetoric
Joshua Eyler

Joshua Eyler

  • Director of Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Clinical Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
Hannah Margaret Glass

Hannah Margaret Glass

  • Program Manager
Hanna Lee

Hanna Lee

  • Operations Coordinator II
Liz Norell

Liz Norell

  • Associate Director of Instructional Support

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Keep up with CETL

We send a monthly newsletter to the campus teaching community and share event recaps, resources, and news about CETL on our public blog.

Visit the blog