University Wide Committees
Above: J. Randall Groves on a PD fund assisted trip to the Middle East.
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.
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).
|Grant Period||Proposal due||Award notification|
|1st Round||4:00 pm, October 6, 2023||November 3, 2023|
|2nd Round||4:00 pm, February 2, 2024||March 1, 2024|
|3rd Round||4:00 pm, April, 2024||May 3, 2024|
Above: Professor Mike Berghoef (second from left) participates in the U.S. - El Salvador Sister Cities 2014 Election Observation Delegation.