Professional development consists of engaging in planned learning activities designed to maintain and advance faculty members’ competence within their respective disciplines. This grant is intended to encourage and support faculty in their pursuit of professional development. The types of proposals that are encouraged are those that:
Please see the current Guidelines for submitting Professional Development Proposals for information on how to prepare a proposal. Please CLICK HERE to download the evaluation rubric.
The committee will accept and review application two times during the year, and a third cycle will be offered if there are remaining funds. Faculty should select an application date that allows them to use the award within one year of notification (see dates below).
|Proposal due||Award notification|
|1st||4:00 pm, November 20, 2015||December 14, 2015|
|2nd||4:00 pm, March 18, 2016||April 18, 2016|
|3rd*||4:00 pm, September 16, 2016||October 14, 2016|
* only offered if funds are available.
Professor Mike Berghoef (second from left) participates in the U.S. - El Salvador Sister Cities 2014 Election Observation Delegation.