Faculty Resource Network

The Faculty Resource Network (FRN) at New York University is an award-winning professional development consortium that sponsors programs for faculty and administrators from a nationwide network of over 50 colleges and universities. The FRN hosts lectures, symposia, intensive seminars, and visiting scholar opportunities to improve the quality of teaching and learning at its member and affiliate institutions. Since 1983, the FRN has leveraged the collective experiences and expertise of its constituencies to accomplish a common goal of meeting the professional development needs of faculty and administrators.

The FRN is grounded in effective and practical pedagogical development and believes that sustained collaboration among institutions and their constituents strengthens the holistic growth of educators centering around three pillars:

  • Collaborative and dynamic networking among colleges and university partners
  • Independent research and scholarship
  • Undergraduate-focused program development and supports

Upcoming

FRN Leadership Initiative

FRN Leadership Initiative

Fall 2023 & Spring 2024

Online

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Network Summer 2024

June 10–14, 2024

NYU Manhattan campus

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Remote consultations with NYU’s Immersive Technology Lab

Ongoing | Remote

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Remote Teaching Consultation Opportunity

Confidential teaching consultations are available for faculty of FRN institutions.

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Visiting Scholar Programs

Participants spend either a semester-long sabbatical or a month-long summer residency engaging in research, revising and developing curricula, or producing manuscripts for publication.

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