About Us

Promoting Excellence in Teaching & Learning in the University Community and Beyond

With a presence on each of the university's campuses, the Delphi Center provides programming and other resources to faculty members that encourage excellence in teaching and foster student learning.

The Delphi Center can help faculty members:

  • Infuse critical thinking skills into curricula
  • Implement new and innovative teaching practices
  • Create new or revise existing curricula with instructional design services
  • Integrate technology into courses
  • Put a program or course online
  • And more…

Learn more about the Delphi Center. Download our latest Annual Report or view our Organization Chart [PDF].

Delphi Center Units

Kelvin Thompson, EdD, is the Delphi Center's Vice Provost for Online Strategy and Teaching Innovation. Kelvin began his leadership of the Delphi Center in January 2023.

Teaching Programs

Belknap Campus

Caroline Boswell, PhD

From workshops and seminars to individual consultations, we offer a range of resources to support educators at every stage of their teaching journey. Whether you are a seasoned educator seeking to refine your skills or a newcomer eager to learn best practices, our team is here to help you.

Teaching Innovation Learning Lab (TILL)

Belknap Campus

The Teaching Innovation Learning Lab (TILL) provides educators with a dynamic environment where you can explore new teaching strategies and techniques. Whether you wish to incorporate technology into your course or design engaging learning activities, the TILL offers you a space where you can enhance student learning experiences and assess your progress.

Instructional Design and Technology

Belknap Campus

Aimee Greene

The Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) team offers instructional design services and consultation services to help educators design and create effective learning environments. Through partnership with Teaching Programs and the Blackboard teams, the IDT team also provides training for a variety of technical tools to support student engagement in the classroom.

Evidence-driven Inquiry & Impact (EdII)

Belknap Campus

Caroline Boswell, PhD

The EdII team is available to consult and collaborate with educators and academic programs working to create an evidence-based culture of teaching and learning through scholarly inquiry, research and assessment. The EdII team provides support for the development, evaluation and improvement of teaching and learning initiatives designed to promote student success.

Blackboard and Learning Technologies

HSC and Belknap Campus

Alicia Montgomery Dunlap

The Delphi Center is responsible for the administration of, maintenance of, and technical support for Blackboard, the university's learning management system. This includes technical and functional support for faculty and staff using Blackboard and associated applications including Panopto and Class Collaborate.

Online Learning

Belknap Campus

Kristen Brown

The Online Learning team supports departments with online program strategic planning and development, marketing and recruiting, nurturing prospective student inquiries and more for over 60 fully online programs. Online programs include bachelor's, master's, doctorate, certificate and alternative credential programs from across the university. The team assists with various administrative aspects of online learning, such as how to put a program online and compliance with state and federal online regulatory requirements.

Event & Conference Services

Shelby Campus, Founders Union Building

Terry Thompson

With more than 17,000 sq. feet and 14 rooms of modern, renovated space, UofL's Event & Conference Service Center at Shelby Campus can host groups of up to 500 people for single or multi-day meetings or conferences.

Unit Business Office

Shelby Campus, Burhans Hall

Debbie Dearing

The Unit Business Office provides financial, administrative, marketing and human resources support for the Delphi Center units.

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