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PILLAR Program Faculty Applications OPEN - due Wednesday, 4/24/24

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Wednesday, 24 April, 2024

Partners in learning, leadership, and reflection (PILLAR) is a pedagogical partnership program that pairs faculty and students in one-on-one relationships to create, support, and enhance inclusive learning environments that encourage and value all learners at The University of Scranton.

The deadline for faculty to apply for the Fall semester is today, Wednesday, April 24th. Interested faculty should complete this short PILLAR faculty partner application.

Who should apply?

Full-time faculty wishing to make their classrooms and teaching more inclusive who are interested in learning from the student perspective. Past PILLAR faculty partners especially recommend the PILLAR program for faculty who:

  • Have specific or general concerns related to making their classes more inclusive

  • Are teaching freshman courses (especially first-year seminars)

  • Are teaching a new course for the first time

  • Want to refresh an old course or address concerns of diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion in a current course

  • Are new to The University of Scranton

All participants will be provided training, resources, and a stipend to support this important work.

For more information, please read the Fall 2024 PILLAR Calendar and the PILLAR Program Guidelines for Student and Faculty Partners (the Faculty Partner Expectations are on page 6 and the Student Partner Job Description is on page 5 of the Guidelines).

You can contact Amelia Randich, PILLAR Program Faculty Coordinator at or Jenny Whittaker, PILLAR Program Coordinator at with questions.



Jennifer Whittaker

Phone: 5702906181

The University of Scranton

800 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18510