The Chair in Teaching Innovation enhances the Discovery Centre Fellowship as Carleton’s top teaching award to provide more resources and enable faculty members to undertake more in-depth research and scholarship.

As recipients of the 2019 Discovery Centre Fellowship, Melanie Adrian (Department of Law and Legal Studies) and Mira Sucharov (Department of Political Science) have been appointed as inaugural chairs.

The three-year Chair in Teaching Innovation appointment will be awarded to educators who have demonstrated teaching excellence and innovation across their academic careers.

The goal of the initiative is to recognize Carleton’s top educators and encourage faculty to develop a scholarly approach to teaching and learning across the university, with a particular emphasis on strategies to foster student success.

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