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In an effort to support the ongoing development of JMU faculty as a teachers and scholars, the JMU professional development community offers a wide array of opportunities for faculty during the week after May Commencement. The annual May Symposium compiles a variety of experiences ranging from guest speakers to workshops on various topics such as learner-centered teaching and information literacy. The events of May Symposium are sponsored by a variety of JMU organizations and offices. This exciting collaborative effort provides full-time faculty, part-time faculty, and academic unit leaders with opportunities to focus on teaching, scholarship, service and/or leadership. The Center for Faculty Innovation coordinates, publicizes, and provides financial support for May Symposium.

Go to for information about this past year's symposium held on May 9, 2018.

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