Photo of Peggy Liggit - DirectorPeggy Liggit, Director

Office: 109-D Bruce T. Halle Library
Phone: 734.487.2537

Dr. Peggy Liggit is Director of the Bruce K. Nelson Faculty Development Center. She earned her PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology (Univ. of Nevada-Reno, 1994) and her undergraduate degree in Biology with certifications in secondary biology and chemistry education (Northern Arizona Univ., 1982.)  Peggy is in her 21st year on EMU's campus. She served eleven years as a professor in the Department of Biology teaching and conducting research in science education, three years as Director of Academic Assessment, and is in her seventh year in the Faculty Development Center.  Her research focus now includes learner-centered teaching in higher education, organizational learning, humanized assessment practices, and faculty peer-coaching.

Watch Peggy's TEDxEMU talk on "Teaching and Mentoring with Heart: It's OK to be Human."


Student Employees

Office: 109 Bruce T. Halle Library
Phone: 734.487.2530

Courtney Marshall, Graduate Assistant

Arts Administration





Rachel Leonard, Graduate Assistant

Higher Education, HESA













Samantha Glowacki, Undergraduate

Cellular & Molecular Biology