CALS-specific instructions for Academic Staff Professional Development Grant applications

This is a friendly reminder that Fall 2016 Academic Staff Professional Development Grant applications for Spring 2017 activities are due to CALS Human Resources on October 28, 2016.

Information was sent directly to all academic staff from the Deputy Secretary of the Academic Staff, Jake Smith. Information from his email is available in this previous eCALS post.

CALS-specific submission information, deadlines, and important links follow: 

Please complete the online application and attach the appropriate documents in PDF format. Academic staff are to submit the online application to department chair/director. At that point, if approved, department chairs/directors should route to Dawn Wagner for collection via the electronic process. Dawn will be logging and providing the applications to the CALS Committee on Academic Staff (CASI) for review prior to the campus deadline.

  • October 21, 2016 – Online Proposal Submitted Electronically to department chair/unit head
  • October 28, 2016 – Department chairs and unit heads electronically approve proposals
  • November 11, 2016 – School/College/Division Dean/Director electronically approves proposal

Please visit for further information.

The electronic submission system is available at:

If you have additional questions, please contact Dawn Wagner at 265-3092, or Carol Hillmer at 265-5495,