Vice Provost for Academic Innovation

Center for Teaching Innovation

Founded in 2017, the Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) supports Cornell's teaching community members—teaching assistants, postdoctoral fellows, lecturers, and professors—with a full complement of individualized services, programs, institutes, and campus-wide initiatives. Initiatives supported by CTI currently include the Teaching Innovation Awards, a full suite of learning technologies, and the University-wide Active Learning Initiative.

Students in the Center for Technology Innovation brainstorming ideas.

Office of Undergraduate Research

Students in the biomedical engineering (BME) lab.

The Office of Undergraduate Research provides strategic leadership for advancing undergraduate research across the university, generating information, serving as liaison, and enhancing the institution’s awareness of developments around undergraduate research in U.S. higher education. The VPAI provides oversight of the Office of Undergraduate Research to support, organize, and expand undergraduate research initiatives.

Collaboration with the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and the Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education on key strategic initiatives, such as the Provost's Gateway Course Initiative.

Support and development of educational technology and evaluation, MOOCs, online learning initiatives, and modern learning analytics.

Links and News

Academic Innovation at Cornell

University-wide Active Learning Initiative Request for Proposals (PDF)

Results of the Active Learning Initiative at Cornell in the College of Arts and Sciences

Zamudio to study effects of active learning as Menschel Teaching Fellow

Contact Information:

Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Innovation
449 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-3901
Tel: 607-255-9970
Fax: 607-255-0134
Email: Vice Provost for Academic Innovation