Nature of Committee
The Faculty Development Committee evaluates applications for faculty development grants and summer stipends, and makes recommendations to the provost regarding funding. Criteria and grant limits are specified in the document “Faculty Development Grant Program” that can be found online (Provost’s page).
The Faculty Development Committee also evaluates applications for sabbatical leave and makes recommendations to the Provost regarding approval.
Additional information about sabbatical leaves may be found on line (Provost’s page).
B. Reporting Lines
Committee decisions are relayed by the Provost to President.
C. Meeting Times -At least four times per year
General Composition of Committee
The President, the Provost; Vice-Chair of Faculty Assembly; two faculty members from each school serving two-year staggered terms; the immediate Past Chair of the Committee; and the Director of Faculty Research. The President, the Provost, the Vice-Chair of Faculty Assembly, the Immediate Past Chair, and the Director of Faculty Research are ex officio.
If a person who is a member of the Committee or a related person of a member of the committee submits a proposal to the Committee, the member must recuse himself/herself from the Committee while the proposal is considered.
A related person means the spouse or a parent or sibling of the spouse; a child sibling, parent or spouse of a child, sibling or parent of the committee member, or an individual having the same home as the committee member.
Minutes - None are kept; results of deliberations/grants reported to president.
Web Links - Provost’s page