Report on faculty grants for the 2018–19 academic year

The following is a report of the Research and Professional Development Grants funded during the 2018-19 academic year.

Faculty Development Committee 2018–19

The Faculty Development Committee received 17 applications in the fall and 25 applications in the spring. Below is information on all the applications reviewed by the Committee. This year the grant fund again was supplemented with one-time funds from the Office of the President.

Fall 2018

Type Number of applications Number funded in total, incl. other sources Number funded from R & PD Grants $ Amount requested $ Amount funded from R & PD Grants
Faculty Res. & Scholarship 11 13 11 $55,353.00 $43,878.00
Curricular 1 1 1 $2,418.00 $2,418.00
Professional Development 3 3 3 $8,486.00 $8,486.00
Total $54,782.00

Spring 2019

Type Number of applications Number funded in total, incl. other sources Number funded from R & PD Grants $ Amount requested $ Amount funded from R & PD Grants
Faculty Res. & Scholarship 20 20 25 $70,537.00 $85,558.00
Curricular 2 2 - $10,350.00 -
Professional Development 3 3 - $4,671.00 -
Total $85,558.00

This year the Committee also considered out-of-cycle proposals. To be considered, applicants needed to demonstrate that (a) the opportunity became available after the last proposal deadline and (b) a response was required before the next grant cycle. These proposals were funded using money returned by previous grantees at the completion of projects.

Out-of-Cycle

As of August 31, 2019

Type Number of Applications Number Funded $ Amount Requested $ Amount Funded from R & PD Grants
Faculty Res. & Scholarship 5 5 $4,991.06 $4,991.06
Curricular - - - -
Professional Development 3 3 $1,533.00 $1,533.00
Total $6,524.06