James E. Faulconer, a professor of philosophy at Brigham Young University, has been named associate director of the Faculty Center, replacing Robert L. Millet who will return to full-time teaching and research in Religious Education.
"He brings to the Faculty Center a wealth of experiences that will allow him to make a substantial contribution to it essential mission in faculty development and improvement of teaching and learning, said Richard N. Williams, associate academic vice president for faculty.
The appointment was effective July 1.
Faulconer has previously served as Philosophy Department chair and as dean of General Education and Honors at BYU. He was a visiting faculty member at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, in 1995.
A BYU alumnus, Faulconer received master's and doctoral degrees in philosophy from Pennsylvania State University.