Promoting Learning, Teaching, Community & Advocacy for University of Arkansas Faculty




Teaching Grants

We fund grants for teaching and can tell you other places to look for money for teaching support.


Teaching Camp

We host teaching camp. All faculty who teach can apply. It is a great
way to kick off the school year.                                                                                                                                                                                                               

  Teaching Awards

We offer commendations and can tell you about other teaching awards on campus.            


Teaching Ideas

We want to share with you ideas that you can use in the classroom.                                              



Teaching Resources

We offer resources for teachers who are ready to move beyond the basics-study abroad, service learning, OER texts, and more.  


Learning and
Enrichment Programs

We offer many programs for faculty to promote teaching, learning, and community: Lunch and learn, chair talks, dead day events, symposium.



We have many of our presentations available to watch on line. 


New Faculty Resources

We have resources  for new faculty to get aquainted with teaching and the university. 




 Peer Observation
of Teaching 

We train peer observers and keep a list of those who can observe your class. 

&  Journals 

We offer free membership National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity and a free journal subscription. 

Teaching Conferences

We share information about teaching and learning conferences and travel grant information. 

About Us

Learn out our mission and how we can serve you.   






Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center
Student Success Center Third Floor
470 N. Campus Drive, CORD 318
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

Phone:  479-575-3222
Fax:  479-575-7086
Email us:






Upcoming Events



    The Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center (TFSC) at the University of Arkansas was established in 1992 to assist the faculty with their scholarship of teaching and to act as a resource center for new teaching techniques and programs.

    Representing a part of the university's commitment to excellence in teaching,
    the TFSC provides a central facility to assist departments, faculty, and teaching assistants in the continued improvement of learning and teaching.

    Get the peer support you need to enhance teaching strategies that support student learning.  We are  committed to enhancing opportunities to develop and promote effective teaching and learning.