Center for Academic Innovation


Welcome to the Center for Academic Innovation

The Center for Academic Innovation provides resources and services for faculty that reinforce Western Oregon University's core mission as a teaching institution and bolster its commitment to serve evolving educational needs of our students and region.

WOU faculty and staff are invited to collaborate with the Center to foster a community that stimulates dialogue and reflection about excellence in teaching, nurtures a commitment to student access and success, supports the scholarship of teaching and learning, and promotes policies to support and reward innovative, high quality teaching and learning experiences.



Center for Academic Innovation
503-838-8483 or email:
Location: ITC 205

“...for the mind is not a vessel that needs filling, but wood that needs igniting.”

Plutarch, De Auditu









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