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Dr. Privott named FCTL director

privott-m.jpgMorehead State University’s Office of Undergraduate Education and Student Success has announced that Dr. Daryl R. Privott, assistant professor of adult and higher education, has been named director of the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (FCTL).

“Dr. Daryl Privott will be an outstanding leader for his colleagues in the area of teaching because he is energetic and passionate about working with students. His enthusiasm is contagious, and his knowledge about pedagogy will be a valuable asset to faculty across campus,” said Dr. Laurie L. Couch, associate vice president for Undergraduate Education and Student Success.

The FCTL provides coordination and support to faculty in the area of teaching by:

  • Identifying and implementing new initiatives needed to support the professional development and teaching excellence of faculty
  • Encouraging faculty to apply scholarly methods to enhance the effectiveness of instruction with a variety of student constituencies
  • Promoting the concept that teaching and learning are lifelong efforts that occur throughout one’s career and lifespan
  • Encouraging collaboration and sharing of expertise
  • Identifying strategies for enhancing student learning both within and outside of the traditional classroom, and helping faculty and staff implement those strategies.

Privott has been with MSU since May 2011. He was program director of the Kentucky College and Career Readiness Collaborative Initiative and served as an adjunct professor.

Prior to MSU, Privott was the director of research infrastructure and planning at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV).

He holds a Ph.D. in educational leadership and a master’s in public administration from UNLV. Dr. Privott earned a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial technology from East Carolina University.

Privott is a graduate of Morehead State University President’s Leadership Academy.

For more information on the FCTL visit

Additional information is available by contacting Privott at 606-783-9220 or by email at