Featured Events and Resources



Current Programs

Strong Student Campaign

All Red Hawks can be strong students. Join this campaign and take simple steps to educate students on the behaviors and actions that strong students develop and implement regularly.

Community of Practice on Belonging

Work with colleagues to implement a simple belonging intervention that has been shown to support student success, increase persistence, motivation, engagement and achievement.


Work with OFE Faculty Lead Patricia Virella to Foster Intellectual Engagement through Active Learning to improve student engagement and learning.


Thank a Professor Program

The OFE offers this program as one way students can thank faculty who have made a positive impact on their time at Montclair.



The Office for Faculty Excellence (OFE) promotes faculty excellence in teaching and learning, research, leadership, and university citizenship through programs, services, and event sponsorship. Our mission is to support excellence and advancement for all faculty, new and seasoned alike, on every track. 

OFE programming centers on teaching and learning excellence first and foremost, fostering evidence-based classroom practices and supportive pedagogies to integrate the University’s commitment to every student’s success. OFE also supports faculty research, career advancement, and leadership development, as well as serves as a clearinghouse and referral service to guide faculty to the many programs, offices, and informational sources that join OFE in supporting professional excellence. Meet the Team >>

The Office for Faculty Excellence is greatly supported by the Advisory Board, chaired by Kathleen Kelley, and comprised of faculty experts accomplished in teaching from across the University.