center for the advancement of faculty excellence

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Our Mission

The Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFE) promotes improved teaching and learning by encouraging and supporting efforts to explore the teaching and learning process.

Such explorations include the advancement of pedagogical skills, instructional design, and the use of instructional technologies.

The Center promotes and strives to demonstrate excellence in service to all members of the Vincennes University community.

CAFE Newsletter

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Dr. Sarah Alderfer is the Director of the Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence. Prior to serving as Director, she was a Professor of English, and from 2013-2022, she served as the English department chair. She has a Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a master’s degree from Old Dominion University, and a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
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Contact Us

Located at 1002 N 2nd Street
Vincennes, IN 47591
Shake Learning Resource Center, Rm. 110