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Alicia Cosky, Ed.D. - Dean of Faculty DevelopmentDr. Alicia Cosky
Dunham Hall 225

Dr. Alicia Cosky currently serves as Dean of Faculty Development and coordinates the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. She is responsible for the professional development and mentoring of the Aurora University faculty (full-time and adjunct). She serves as a member of the senior academic leadership team and works in close collaboration with the vice president for academic affairs and other administrative personnel. She is an advocate for the faculty in all such settings. Dr. Cosky initiated and facilitates the Developing Teaching Effectiveness Experience required of all new full-time faculty. She works closely with the Faculty Development Committee as an ex officio member, in the planning, delivery and assessment of development programs. Dr. Cosky develops leadership among directors and program chairs through sessions that provide direction and mentoring to successfully meet the responsibilities of academic program administration.

Dr. Cosky began her tenure at Aurora University in 1993 as Chair of the Physical Education Program. Under her leadership as Director and Professor, the Athletic Training Education Program became NATA certified; two new majors were developed, Fitness & Health Promotion and Coaching & Youth Sport Development; and the K-12 Physical Education Program became NCATE/NASPE accredited. She also served as an Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities, and Chair of the Faculty Senate.


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Mailing and Shipping Address

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Dunham Hall 236
Aurora University
347 S Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, Illinois  60506

Physical Address

Dunham Hall 238 (campus map)
(second floor of Dunham Hall)
Aurora University






Office Hours

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

2016-2017 Faculty Development Committee

Kristen Brendel
630-947-8934 | Orchard Center

Lisa Fredenburgh
630-844-4577 | Parolini

Meredith Harvey
262-245-8613 | Meyer Hall 217 (GWC)

Jennifer Kohnke
630-844-5684 | Institute 224

Alicia Cosky
Dean of Faculty Development
Ad hoc Member
630-844-5116 | Dunham 225