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Academic Staff Professional Development

The Academic Staff Professional Development Component provides auxiliary support to both instructional and non-instructional academic staff for active participation in activities that: teach skills needed for changing needs and roles, enhance career goals, improve program quality and help the University fulfill its mission and goals. Appropriate projects could include attendance at conferences or workshops to acquire specific skills or knowledge, a staff exchange or internship that requires an extended period of involvement or participation in structured learning settings at other institutions or agencies. Approved projects will be funded up to $1,500 to cover registration fees, travel, housing and other reasonable expenses.

NOTICE:  Funding through the Academic Staff Component has been suspended at this this time, pending a review of the evaluation criteria.

The Academic Staff Professional Development Component provides auxiliary support to both instructional and non-instructional academic staff for active participation in activities that: 

  • teach skills needed for changing needs and roles
  • enhance career goals
  • improve program quality
  • and help the University fulfill its mission and goals. 

Appropriate projects could include attendance at conferences or workshops to acquire specific skills or knowledge, a staff exchange or internship that requires an extended period of involvement or participation in structured learning settings at other institutions or agencies. Approved projects will be funded up to $1,500 to cover registration fees, travel, housing and other reasonable expenses.

Submitting Academic Staff Professional Development Proposal

For detailed information about the Academic Staff Professional Development Component, procedures for submitting a proposal, eligibility and evaluation criteria see the Academic Staff Professional Development section of the Faculty Development Fund Handbook. PLEASE READ THIS SECTION OF THE HANDBOOK IN ITS ENTIRETY, AS A PROPOSAL NARRATIVE OR OTHER MATERIALS MAY BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE YOUR PROPOSAL SUBMISSION. You can also download the following documents pertaining to the Academic Staff Professional Development Component:

Past Academic Staff Professional Development Component Awards

To see who has has previously received Academic Staff Professional Development Component awards, see Awards and Recognition.

 

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Updates & Deadlines

 

Faculty Development Proposal Deadlines

 

Here are the Faculty Development Proposal Deadlines:

9/9/16: Sabbatical proposals due to Dean's Office

9/15/16: Sabbatical proposals due to Office of Grants and Faculty Development (OGFD)

10/19/16: Faculty Development Fund Research and Teaching proposals due to OGFD for pre-reading

 

12/1/16: Research and Teaching proposals due to Dean Offices

 

12/5/16: Research and Teaching proposals due to OGFD

 

 

Academic Staff Component Suspended until further notice