About Us

About Us

A unit within the Office of the Provost, the Office of Faculty Development and Innovation supports Bryant faculty in all aspects of their teaching and scholarship. We work closely with our partners in Information Services, the Library, and Centers for Student Success.

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Ed Kairiss is the Director of Faculty Development and Innovation. He joined Bryant in 2016 and is responsible for OFDI programs and consultations.

ekairiss@bryant.edu
Faculty Suite F
401.232.6352

Stephen Payne is an e-learning specialist and has worked at Bryant since 2002, supporting Blackboard and a suite of educational technologies.

spayne@bryant.edu
UNI 270a
401.232.6286
Schedule an appointment with Stephen

Matt Kreimeier is the Associate Director, AIC and Academic Affairs Operations. He supports faculty, students and other Bryant organizations in their creative use of the Academic Innovation Center along with managing a wide range of events and programs sponsored by Academic Affairs.

mkreimeier@bryant.edu
AIC 229
401.232.6943

Our Partners

Douglas and Judith Krupp Library 

The mission of the Douglas and Judith Krupp Library is to collect, organize, and provide access to information resources and library services that are central to the University’s academic mission.

Academic Computing and Media Services 

Provides effective computer and audio-visual technology planning, budgeting and support for the following areas:

  • Classrooms, labs and public access spaces (physical and virtual)
  • Student Laptop Program and Helpdesk
  • Campus Media Services

Academic Success Programs

Are dedicated to helping students achieve their goals of academic success. They are staffed by learning specialists who provide individualized assistance and group workshops on college level study skill development for all students.