Course Portfolio Working Group: A course portfolio is a scholarly project reflecting the choices an instructor makes in designing, implementing, and evaluating a course.
Faculty Communities of Teaching Scholars (FaCTS): The Faculty Communities of Teaching Scholars (FaCTS) initiative is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support faculty in planning and implementing innovative curriculum and/or pedagogical projects over the course of an academic year.
Preparing Mentors and Advisors at Xavier (P-MAX): P-MAX is a training program that is designed to provide participating faculty with the knowledge and skills needed to mentor and advise undergraduate students, especially those engaged in research.
Scholarship Travel Mini-Grants: Academic departments have less money to allocate for faculty travel. Yet, this travel is very important, especially for junior faculty who are trying to establish themselves in their academic fields.
Xavier Contemplative Inquiry Team: XCIT supports three main areas of inquiry: 1) contemplative practices, 2) contemplative pedagogies, and 3) contemplative research.