Resources for New Faculty

We refer to a number of these resources during the Orientation for New Faculty and include additional materials for your reference. This is not meant to be an exhaustive collection, but rather a targeted sampling of materials that will support your work as you begin your Princeton career.

Teaching and Learning Gallery

Recent articles in Princeton news:

Princeton Faculty to Begin Offering Courses on the edX Online Platform (Oct 2016)

Princeton music course debuts through online learning platform Kadenze (June 2015)

Tandem classroom-online course aims to create international network of 'builders' (April 2015)

Princeton expands online learning efforts to NovoEd platform (July 2014)

Princeton classes innovate to enhance teaching and learning (May 2014)

Tutoring Takes Off (February 2014)

Polling and Survey Tools

Answer Garden

Feedback Survey

Upcoming McGraw Programming for New Faculty

Meet with other new colleagues to share your teaching challenges and techniques.

See our full program for the fall semester for a wide range of faculty lunches, seminars and workshops on teaching

McGraw Minigraphs

Facilitating Discussion in Humanities and Social Sciences

Encouraging Interaction in Science and Engineering

How to Engage Students in Lecture

Cultivating Reasoning Skills: Helping Students Recognize and Deal with Uncertainty

Building in Time to Think and Reflect During Class

Evaluating Student Work 

Grading at Princeton

Policy Statement from Dean Valerie Smith (2013)

Report of the Ad Hoc Committee to Review Policies Regarding Assessment and Grading 

Recommended Reading for New Professors

Advice for New Faculty Members, by Robert Boice

How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching, by Susan Ambrose, et al.

Expanding Relationships and Roles in Undergraduate Education

"Students as Producers, Students as Partners"

Diversity Initiatives for Faculty

Report of the Trustee Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity

Working Group on Inclusive Teaching and Learning

Many Voices, One Future: Institutional Equity and Diversity

Additional Learning and Development Opportunities for Faculty

Fall Schedule

National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development - NCFDD provides online workshops, webinars, and seminars on topics related to faculty life, such as increasing writing productivity, prioritizing and managing time, cultivating mentors, securing external funding, and maintaining work-life balance. These resources are available to all faculty members at no cost. You can sign up for a membership by visiting this site or emailing