CALS-specific instructions for Academic Staff Professional Development Grant applications

This is a friendly reminder that Spring 2020 Academic Staff Professional Development Grant applications for Fall 2020 activities are due to CALS Human Resources on Friday, March 13, 2020.

Information was sent directly to all academic staff from the Deputy Secretary of the Academic Staff, Jake Smith. An informational session is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, 12-1 p.m., in 1220-1222 Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC).

Submission Information, Deadlines, and Important Links:

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.

  • March 6, 2020 – Online Proposal Submitted Electronically to department chair/unit head
  • March 13, 2020 – Department chairs and unit heads electronically approve proposals
  • March 27, 2020 – 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,