Who We Are
Center for Faculty Excellence
Jörg Waltje is the Executive Director of the Center for Faculty Excellence. He works with faculty and institutional leaders to collaboratively assess needs, develop programming, and evaluate strategies to enhance the knowledge and skills of faculty in achieving their goals related to teaching, scholarship, service, and leadership. He is also a very literary man, a good cook, and a pop music historian.
Aubree M. Evans
Coordinator of Teaching, Learning, and Academic Excellence
Aubree Evans is the Coordinator of Teaching, Learning, and Academic Excellence in the Center for Faculty Excellence at TWU. She enjoys discussing pedagogy and connecting faculty with resources and professional development opportunities. Aubree taught writing courses for more than ten years, and she's passionate about Project-Based Learning, Content-Based Instruction, teaching with infographics, and badging. Her M.A. is in Language Teaching with an emphasis on Computer-Assisted Language Learning, and her B.A. is in Creative Writing. In her free time Aubree geeks out with her son and husband about space, science, and fiber arts.
Video and Senior Instructional Producer
In 1992 Ivan came to Denton from Hong Kong to continue his college education after a 13-year TV career as a professional camera/lighting/sound operator at Radio Television Hong Kong. In 1997 he graduated with a M.A. from UNT and started with TWU as a media production specialist. Ivan also taught a basic TV production course at UNT as an adjunct faculty from 1997- 2012. He also serves as an Elder in Denton Chinese Church and plays the acoustic guitar in his leisure time.
Marli serves the Center for Faculty Excellence by providing graphic design services for Academic Affairs, as well as, large format printing production for the university. She is a certified graphic designer and business owner. She and her husband reside in Sanger with their three children, two dogs and a cat. She loves to cook, laugh, and, in her not-so-spare time, binge-watch a good show on Netflix.
Angie Fielder is the Administrative Assistant for the Center for Faculty Excellence. She received her B.S. in Psychology from TWU in 2001. Angie and her husband live in Grapevine with their two fur-babies. She is a great cook, loves to travel, read YA fiction, watch movies, and game with her husband and friends for charity.
Desiree works as a student assistant in the Center for Faculty Excellence. She is from Denton, Texas and a recent graduate of Kinesiology from TWU. During her undergraduate career, she was a TWU Honors Scholar, a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, and served as the Chapter President for the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She is now a Master’s student in the Exercise & Sports Nutrition program and plans to attend Medical School in the future. In her free time, Desiree enjoys reading (for fun!), pet sitting, and is a fan of the Hunger Games, the Avengers, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Student Assistant / Design Intern
Abigail is a student assistant and graphic design intern for the Center for Faculty Excellence. She is from Dallas, Texas but currently resides with her loving family in Mckinney. Abigail is currently studying graphic design at TWU. She enjoys painting, 80s music, and a good burger.