Faculty Institute for Inclusive Excellence

Faculty Institute for Inclusive Excellence Now Accepting Applications

The Faculty Institute for Inclusive Excellence (FIIE) Now Accepting Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the 2022-2023 cohort of the Faculty Institute for Inclusive Excellence! The goal of the Faculty Institute for Inclusive Excellence is to create a learning environment for faculty to engage in topics of diversity and inclusion in pedagogy, curriculum, and university communities. For more information and to apply, please visit https://inclusiveexcellence.colostate.edu/trainings/faculty-institute-for-inclusive-excellence/ Deadline for application is December 3rd, 2021.


  • Awareness – Foster awareness by creating opportunities for dialogue and open engagement and promote respectful and collaborative spaces for learning. 
  • Knowledge – Develop transformational curriculum by infusing diversity, equity and inclusion within course content and/or varied teaching practices. 
  • Skills – Nurture campus climate and culture to form an inclusive community. 

Timeline: Participants are asked to commit for spring and fall 2022 with final presentations in early 2023. A decision on whether the workshops will be in person or virtual will be made based on public health recommendations closer to the start date.

   Faculty Institute for Inclusive Excellence 2022-2023 Cohort Schedule
2/23 and 2/24, 2022 Invitation to attend 2020/2021 Cohort Final Presentations and Award Ceremony 1 – 5 p.m.
2/15/2022 Workshop 1: Setting Context – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at CSU 1 – 4 p.m.
3/1/2022 Workshop 2: Who You Are Teaching – Identity of Your Students 1 – 4 p.m.
3/8/2022 Workshop 3: Who You Are – Identity of the Instructor 1 – 4 p.m.
3/22/2022 Workshop 4: How You Are Teaching – Pedagogy & Praxis 1 – 4 p.m.
4/5/2022 Workshop 5: How You Are Teaching – Managing Conflict in the Classroom 1 – 4 p.m.
4/19/2022 Workshop 6: What You Are Teaching – Exploring Curriculum 1 – 4 p.m.

Completion requirements:

Individuals who complete the class sessions, develop inclusive curriculum, and present on implementation will be deemed a Fellow of the Faculty Institute for Inclusive Excellence.

(Fellow: in academia a fellow is a member of a group of learned people who work together as peers in the pursuit of mutual knowledge or practice.)

For accommodations or questions, please email OIE Program Coordinator Alicia Sprague at Alicia.sprague@colostate.edu