Join the Community

Want to contribute to the website?

If you have techniques or resources you'd like to share, please send them to Adriana Signorini.  

Please also consider joining the Faculty Academy community, whose goal is to address the unique challenges faced by UC Merced's student demographic by  

  • Being alert to challenges to student learning and success. 
  • Learning to teach with techniques that demonstrably improve student learning. 
  • Capitalizing on campus services that support student success. 
  • Sharing proven ideas and resources with their colleagues. 

Want to join the committee?

The Faculty Academy community will meet monthly during the spring and fall semesters. You are welcome to join one or all of our meetings.   

For more information about UC Merced's student demographics, visit the Center for Engaged Teaching and Learning's website.  

An overview of New UC Merced Students' Reflections on Academic Successes and Challenges ​ and student survey results are also available here: Institutional Research and Decision SupportAlso, consider reading a previous version presented by Carrie Menke and Angela Winek in September 2011 First Year Experience (FYE) Welcome Meeting

For more information on the Faculty Academy, please contact the Faculty Academy leader Adriana Signorini (Center for Engaged Teaching and Learning) by email