The faculty is dedicated to excellence in all areas of teaching, scholarship, and institutional service. Students have the opportunity to learn with faculty who are devoted to creating a collaborative learning environment and who have had their teaching recognized through multiple teaching awards. Faculty devotion to scholarship is evident in their regular critical and creative publications, work that suggests their leadership in the field of English studies. Finally, the faculty in English regularly provides leadership to the campus as a whole through various venues such as radio programming, chapels, work on racial and multicultural justice, and membership in the educators senate. Together they seek to model the interdependent relationship of faith and intellect dedicated to service.