25th OTL Anniversary Was a Success: Recap

May 21, 2024

By: Leslie Cramblet AlvarezAssistant Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and the Director of the Office of Teaching and Learning

On Tuesday, April 16th, the campus community celebrated the Office of Teaching and Learning’s (OTL) 25th anniversary. Festivities began with a reception and formal opening of the museum exhibit, OTL 25th anniversary: Celebrating the past, present, and future of teaching and learning at DU. Attendees included guest of honor, Dr. Julanna Gilbert, founding director of the OTL, former chancellors and provost, faculty emeritus, current faculty, and current and former OTL staff.

Following the reception, there was a dinner program featuring a welcome from Provost Mary Clark and remarks by current OTL director, Assistant Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, Dr. Leslie Cramblet Alvarez. Alvarez introduced the evening’s keynote, Dr. Regan Gurung, Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director for the Center for Teaching and Learning at Oregon State University.

Special thanks to the planning committee and those who shared words of gratitude!

We look forward to the next 25 years of excellence in teaching and learning at DU! If you’d like to see the exhibit and participate in the interactive elements including thanking an educator, sharing your predictions for the future of education, or playing with a slide projector, visit Anderson Academic Commons, top floor, between now and June.

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