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Faculty Categories and Eligibility for Funding

Category A: Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty Members and Librarians beginning new appointments after July 1, 2014.

Faculty members in Category A are eligible for:

  • Presentation, Performance and Exhibition Fund - $4,500 per three-year intervals

  • Fisher Professional Development Grants (FPDG) - $2,000 per academic year

  • Supplemental Conference Fund (for CUR & GLCA)

  • Fisher Fellowship - must be tenured to apply. Fisher Fellowships can only be held at least one academic year away from a leave.

  • Faculty Fellowships - must be tenured to apply.

  • Fisher Course Reassignments - term faculty members are eligible after a successful third-year review. Fisher Course Reassignments may not be taken during a leave year.

  • Summer Stipends - must hold the terminal degree to apply. Summer Stipends may not be taken directly preceding or following a leave.

  • Student/Faculty Summer Research - faculty members must hold the terminal degree to apply.

  • Sabbatical Leave - must be tenured.

  • Pre-tenure Leave - must have completed satisfactory interim review.

  • Pre-retirement Leave - must be tenured.

Holder of an award which extends into the following yearMay apply for (or be considered for) the following awardsMay not apply for (or be considered for) the following awards

Sabbatical

Faculty Fellowship; University Professorship; Department Endowed Chair

Fisher Fellowship; Fisher Course Reassignment

Fisher Fellowship

University Professorship;  Department Endowed Chair

Fisher Course Reassignment; Faculty Fellowship

Faculty Fellowship

University Professorship; Department Endowed Chair

Fisher Course Reassignment; Fisher Fellowship

Category B: Full-Time term faculty members. Faculty Development awards are made only for activities in the professional areas of teaching responsibilities (One semester term faculty members are not eligible for funding).

Faculty members in Category B may receive a total of $1,000.00 per academic year from the Presentation, Performance, and Exhibition Funds and the Fisher Professional Development Grants combined.

They are also eligible for the Supplemental Conference Fund (CUR & GLCA).

Continuing faculty members in Category B are eligible to apply for Summer Stipends and Student/Faculty Summer Research awards, provided they hold the terminal degree.

Category C: Employees with part-time faculty status (One semester term faculty members are not eligible for funding).

Faculty members in Category C may receive up to $500 per academic year from the combination of the Presentation, Performance, and Exhibition Funds and the Fisher Professional Development Grants combined.

Faculty members in Category C are also eligible for the Supplemental Conference Fund (CUR & GLCA).