Academic Staff Professional Development Grants

Deadline is Oct. 12 for the Academic Staff Professional Development Grant Program. The competition is for fiscal year 2007-2008 and will cover activities that occur all or in part between January 1 and June 30. This is a tremendous professional development opportunity for Academic Staff.

Grant proposals do require a 50% funding match by the staff member’s department or college. The objectives of this grant program are:

  1. improved institutional effectiveness;
  2. improved program quality; and
  3. individual professional development.

The primary focus of these grants is on training and/or retraining to improve the effectiveness of the academic staff members in their current roles. Please review the Grant Submission Guidelines and Procedures for specifics which are available at:

If you have any questions or you do not have access to a computer, contact Colleen McCabe, Secretary of the Academic Staff, Personnel Office, 270 Bascom Hall, 263-2985. Successful proposals from previous years are available at the web site. The deadline for submitting a completed application with attachments to your Chair or Director’s office is October 12, 2007.