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The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) is an NSF Center for Learning and Teaching in higher education. CIRTL uses graduate education as the leverage point to develop a national STEM faculty committed to implementing and advancing effective teaching practices for diverse student audiences as part of successful professional careers. The CIRTL Network consists of twenty-five diverse research universities.
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Institutions interested in learning more about the CIRTL Network should contact the Network Coordinator, Kitch Barnicle at

Complete list of CIRTL Network Institutions:

Boston University
Cornell University
Howard University
Iowa State University
Johns Hopkins University
Michigan State University
Northwestern University
Purdue University
Texas A&M University
The University of Georgia
The University of Texas at Arlington
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of California, San Diego
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Houston
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Michigan
University of Missouri-Columbia
University of Pittsburgh
University of Rochester
University of South Florida
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Vanderbilt University & Fisk University
Washington University in St. Louis