photo: manresa in action Imagine for a moment the stepping stones of an academic career: a passion or deep interest, graduate school, a teaching appointment, pre-tenure, research, grant-writing, tenure, mentoring new faculty, administrative work, full-professor, emeritus status.

Or follow another path when a professional brings skills and experience to the mix valued by a variety of disciplines and also important to the learning process of the students, perhaps full-time or maybe as an adjunct or part-time faculty member.

The vocation journey of the teacher/scholar is challenging yet filled with opportunities. Manresa for Faculty supports faculty members on the various steps of their careers in a Catholic, Jesuit University. Manresa (Man-ree-suh) is a town in Spain where St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits, spent a year in prayer and discernment about the future direction of his own vocation path.


Manresa for Faculty has four focal points:

Manresa for Faculty accomplishes these goals through seminars, workshops, panel discussions, and faculty learning communities.



Mission Statement

The Center for Teaching and Learning serves as a catalyst for promoting a culture of pedagogical excellence at Marquette University.

Rooted in Ignatian pedagogy and the scholarship of teaching and learning, we advocate innovative teaching and the use of student-centered technology while partnering with faculty as they prepare Marquette students to be agents of change for a global community.