People are the most important asset in healthy learning communities, and faculty are key to ensuring the kind of programs that attract and sustain student interest. There is no single model or venue for faculty leadership activities. Many see their primary responsibility and opportunity in the research lab and in bringing undergraduates into the labs as colleagues in discovery. Others couple that responsibility with attention at the introductory level to ensure that all students have access to doing science as scientists do science. Faculty are often called to serve in positions of leadership on campus committees and in administrative offices, as well was in national associations and societies.

PKAL Faculty for the 21st Century