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The Program for Enhancing Teaching Effectiveness (PETE), established in 1976, is designed to help sustain the vitality of teaching at the University of Richmond.

2015-16 PETE Annual Report Available

The 2015-16 PETE Annual Report is avaialble.  With the implementation of the new committee structure by the University Faculty Senate, PETE has been discontinued.  If you have questions about grants, please contact the Office of the Provost.

PETE Lunch Videos Available

If you missed them, or would like to see them again, two of this year's PETE lunches are available on video.

  • Barry Lawson & Carol Parish on Engaging Students in Teaching & Research -Watch Now
  • Joe Hoyle on Teaching Using the Socratic Method -Watch Now

PETE Course Transformation Grant Winners Announced

Congratulations to the following faculty, who have received Course Transformation Grants for courses they will be creating or significantly transforming this summer.

  • Anthony Burruss: $750 (shared grant) - Cloud Computing: Infrastructure and Services; Introduction to Ethical Hacking and Pen Testing
  • George Hiller: $1,000 - Doing Business in Latin America
  • Yvonne Howell: $1,500 - Intermediate Russian Language
  • Kristopher Kersey: $3,000 - Art in Asia; Gender in Japanese Art
  • Barry Lawson: $2,000 - SMART CS
  • Andy Litteral: $2,000 - Diversity in Organizations: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Del McWhorter: $3,000 - Bodies and Materialities
  • Tom Mullen: $2,000 - Covering the 2016 Presidential Election
  • Jennifer Olson: $2,000 - Comparitive Animal Physiology
  • Cheryl Pallant: $1,500 - Movement in Korea
  • Nick Popovich: $750 (shared grant) - Cloud Computing: Infrastructure and Services; Introduction to Ethical Hacking and Pen Testing
  • Bedelia Richards-Dowden: $3,000 - Race and Ethnicity in the United States
  • Meghan Rosatelli: $1,000 - Memoirs from American Art
  • Fiona Ross: $1,000 - Introduction to Sculpture
  • Judith Schrempf-Stirling: $1,000 (shared grant) - Sustainability and Accountability in Business
  • Andy Spalding: $1,500 - Corporate Compliance
  • Martin Sulzer-Reichel: $1,500 - Hybrid Online Intermediate Arabic
  • Rania Sweis: $2,000 - The Middle East and North Africa Through Film and Literature
  • Joyce van der Laan Smith: $1,000 (shared grant) - Sustainability and Accountability in Business
  • Darrell Walden: $1,500 - Cost and Managerial Accounting

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