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CTLE to Become Martha Bradley Evans Center for Teaching Excellence

The Office of Undergraduate Studies at the University of Utah is delighted to announce the naming of the Martha Bradley Evans Center for Teaching Excellence.

The Center will continue to serve as a hub for faculty development and success as well as expand its offerings as an innovative nexus for 21st-century instructional practices. The Center has been redesigned in recent months and will welcome a new director through an ongoing, national search. The CTE will contribute to institutional efforts on faculty success as a key driver of student success, persistence, and completion—from faculty fellows’ programs to active learning initiatives, a New Faculty Orientation program, Faculty Learning Communities, Future Faculty programs for graduate students, a Utah Teaching Academy, and more!

Dr. Martha Bradley Evans is a professor in the College of Architecture + Planning where her primary focus is architectural history. During her tenure at the University of Utah, Dr. Bradley Evans has served as the dean of the Honors College, dean of the Office of Undergraduate Studies, and senior associate vice president for Academic Affairs. She has also been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Rosenblatt Prize, Distinguished University Teaching Award, Distinguished Honors Professor, Distinguished Scholar Award, University Professorship, and Bennion Center Service Learning Professorship.

“We are excited to see the U’s center for teaching excellence honor the legacy of Dr. Bradley Evans,” said T. Chase Hagood, dean of Undergraduate Studies and senior associate vice president for Academic Affairs. “Faculty success is integral to student success and through her innumerable contributions to the University of Utah, as both teacher and administrator, Dr. Bradley Evans has made a lasting impact on the institution. As a mentor to countless students as well as colleagues here at the U, the naming of the CTE in her honor reflects the kind of deep commitment to students and teaching we hope all faculty at the U can emulate.”

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