Mary Deane Sorcinelli is co-PI, Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative, Association of American Universities (AAU) and senior fellow, Center for Teaching & Learning, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Previous roles include senior scholar, Mount Holyoke College, associate provost, professor emeritus, and founding director, Center for Teaching & Faculty Development, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and director, Office of Faculty Development, Indiana University Bloomington. Her research is in the areas of faculty professional development, mentoring, scholarly writing, improvement of teaching and learning, and the role of teaching centers in fostering 21st century faculty learning. She has published over 100 articles, book chapters and books, co-authoring A Center for Teaching and Learning Matrix(2019), Institutional commitment to teaching excellence(2017), Faculty development in the age of evidence(2016), and Creating the future of faculty development (2006). She served as president, POD Network in Higher Education, senior scholar, Association for Higher Education (AAHE), and has worked in 15 countries, most recently as 2019 Educator-in-Residence, National University of Singapore and 2018 Fulbright Specialist, Education City, Qatar. Her doctorate in educational policy is from University of Massachusetts Amherst. She serves on the BVA Hub and the external advisory board of TEval.