Funding

Kendall Tarte, Chair of French Studies

Teaching Development Travel Fund

The Teaching Development Travel Fund offers financial support of up to $1,500 per academic year to assist faculty in enhancing their teaching skills by attending teaching-related workshops or conferences. Applications are accepted throughout the year, but funds are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Departmental Teaching Initiative Fund

The Departmental Teaching Initiative Fund offers financial support of up to $500 per academic year to support efforts to enhance teaching and learning within departments. The Fund may be used for departmental teaching development activities such as buying books for faculty discussions, bringing in a speaker, and buying lunches for meetings of the faculty involved. Applications are accepted throughout the year, but funds are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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SoTL Seed Grant Fund

The SoTL Seed Grant Fund offers up to $1,000 per academic year to scholars, or teams of scholars, pursuing Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) projects. The Fund may be used to cover the cost of data collection and analysis, research assistants, conference presentations, or collaboration with researchers at other institutions. Applications are accepted throughout the year, but funds are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Course (Re)Design Grants

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and The Office of the Provost jointly sponsor a grant program to assist faculty wishing to develop new courses (or redesign already existing courses) over the summer. This program funds the development of up to four (4) courses a year. The grant provides faculty with a $3,500 summer stipend for 9 month faculty, or $1,500 in professional development funds for 12 month faculty. Up to $500 can be requested for other necessary and justifiable expenses.

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