Ignatian Faculty Fellows Program
Seeking to make the ideals of our mission statement a reality by educating faculty in the rich traditions of Ignatian spirituality and pedagogy.
- Each Fellow will be part of a semester-long, bi-weekly seminar meeting that meets every other Thursday during the Spring 2014 semester, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Each Fellow will engage with:
- the life of Ignatius and the early history of the Jesuits
- Ignatian spirituality as expressed through the Spiritual Exercises
- the educational mission of the Jesuits, the characteristics of Jesuit education, and features of Ignatian pedagogy
- the recent emphasis in Jesuit higher education on social justice
- Each Fellow will be asked to revise a course in light of these reflections such that it explicitly engages with the mission of the university; this course should be taught in the following academic year
- Each Fellow will receive a stipend of $750.
- Each Fellow will receive a quantity of resources
- The program lasts for one academic year.
- The program will be open to a maximum of six (6) Fellows. All ordinary faculty, including graduate and law faculty are eligible to apply. Extraordinary faculty with at least five years of service to the university are also eligible.
- The program will require 3-4 hours each week—including reading, reflection, and the actual seminar meetings.
Application (include the following)
- 'A Statement of Intent': This should include the suggested course for revision, as well as one’s significant time commitments for Spring semster.
- A Curriculum vitae
For the Spring 2014 Cohort, recruitment will begin in early fall 2014. Send Application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 30th, 2014.
Fellows will be announced in November 2014.