Dir, Faculty Development & Teaching Excellence
Laurel has directed the Center for Teaching Excellence at Duquesne University since 2006, and was associate director, 1999-2005. She oversees instructional and professional development for faculty and graduate students University wide. She consults with faculty on teaching and academic career success, and with program directors on academic leadership. She regularly consults with faculty on teaching/learning publications. She has provided leadership to the POD Network through various committees and co-founded the Pittsburgh regional network, Colleagues in Connection: Energizing Faculty Development Professionals.