Lodge MCammon leads students in a classroom setting at the Hunt Library. Photo by Marc HallThe Office for Faculty Excellence provides support and guidance to all NC State faculty, as we foster and facilitate professional success and growth.

In support of that mission, we facilitate many events throughout the year. For information on events happening this semester, take a look at our Events Calendar. We sponsor a variety of ongoing programs, including the Reflective Educational Design |RED| Core Teaching Certification and Inclusive Teaching Certification, Virtual Reading Circles, and Virtual Faculty Writing Retreats.

We also facilitate a number of annual events, including our Institutes, the Teaching and Learning Symposium, and New Faculty Orientation.

Frequently Used Resources

Learn about faculty awards, promotion and tenure, and more.

University Faculty Awards

Faculty excellence is at the core of our University’s mission. For many years, NC State has recognized faculty through a variety of awards and recognitions.

Keep Teaching: Academic Continuity Planning

Whether dealing with a short-term absence or a prolonged disruption, we offer guidance to help NC State faculty work flexibly, quickly, and collaboratively to preserve and continue classes.

Promotion and Tenure

NC State faculty should be familiar with the Appointment, Reappointment, Promotion and Permanent Tenure Policy. This information can be accessed from the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost’s web site.

Evaluation of Teaching

NC State provides a range of methods for the evaluation of teaching. The Evaluation of Teaching Committee assures that those practices are appropriate and reflect the needs of faculty and students.


As part of our institutional Quality Enhancement Plan, TH!NK, our campus has been charged with enhancing our students’ higher-order skills in critical and creative thinking.

Pack Hacks for Faculty

Each month, a member of the NC State faculty will provide quick tips, advice, and other insight to facilitate your teaching, research, scholarship or engagement activities.

Stay Informed

Follow the Office for Faculty Excellence's Events Calendar and Announcements to stay informed about current issues and upcoming events.

OFE Events

August 17, 2022
  • New Faculty Orientation

    August 17, 2022
    9:00 am1:30 pm

    Location: McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA


    For all new faculty hired after January 1, 2022. Meet and greet and luncheon.

  • New Faculty Reception

    August 17, 2022
    5:30 pm7:00 pm


    An evening reception at the residence of Chancellor Randy Woodson, The Point, 1570 Main Campus Drive

September 6, 2022
  • Designing Flexible Course Experiences (Back to Basics)

    September 6, 2022
    2:00 pm3:00 pm


    Registration Link

    We will focus on ways to design course experiences that are flexible enough to appeal to in-person, online, and hybrid learners while maintaining a high level of course quality.

September 14, 2022
  • Faculty Mentoring Central (Faculty Conversation Series)

    September 14, 2022
    11:30 am12:30 pm


    Registration Link

    We will introduce participants (both prospective mentors and mentees) to the Mentoring Central website and the resources available.  

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