Faculty Development

Application Process

Categories of Funding

There are three categories of funding for the 2013-14 academic year:

  • Application A: Off-campus Conferences and Workshops
  • Application B: Reading Groups
  • Application C: Professional Learning Community
  • Application D: Research in The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Full and half-time faculty may submit applications for one or more of these categories during this academic year for activities from June 1, 2014 - May 31, 2015. Adjunct faculty members are not eligible for Faculty Development Funding.

Submission of Applications and Review Process

All applications are to be submitted through the University Faculty Development website. They will be reviewed following the submission dates below.**

  • May 2, 2014

Applications must be complete in order to be scheduled for Committee review. Applications are not reviewed as soon as they are submitted. The Committee will review the applications and respond following the deadlines above. Please remember that this is faculty committee. All members are full time faculty members with other teaching, committee, and scholarship responsibilities. We will try to review applications as quickly as possible.

**Please note that the Faculty Development Committee is provided a funding budget by the Provost's Office for the entire year. Applications will be reviewed until funds are exhausted.

Reimbursement Process for Approved Applications

After your request has been approved by the Faculty Development Committee, you will receive an e-mail confirmation with directions for submitting the necessary information for reimbursement. Please do not send receipts until your request has been approved by the Committee. The reimbursement form and accompanying survey are located under the application descriptions.

For reimbursement of committee approved expenses, you must submit original receipts for all eligible expenses. You must have receipts in order to receive reimbursement. The Committee will complete a check requisition and forward it to the Provost's Office. Please maintain copies of your receipts for your records. This year you must apply for reimbursement within a month after the conclusion of an event or the funds reserved for your use will be released for others to use. If you cancel your plans, please contact Dr. Joyce Hayward or your Faculty Development Representative right away so that the funds can be released for others to use.