Application CLOSED-will be available 2017
(John A. Delaney Presidential Professor application, 2017)
Purpose: To recognize and facilitate the scholarly productivity of distinguished faculty
Selection Criteria -- Faculty members eligible for such appointment: 1. must hold tenure at the rank of full Professor at the University of North Florida. 2. must have a strong record of significant scholarly accomplishment in the form of publications, grants, collaborations, or any discipline-specific index of achievement. 3. have never held a Presidential Professorship at the University of North Florida.
Terry Presidential Professor applications - due February 1, 2013 - CLOSED
Academic Affairs announces this year's 2016 Faculty Development Grant opportunities in areas including Scholarship (deadline 10/28/16) and Teaching (deadline 10/28/16)
Go to Faculty Grants program for more information.
Full-time tenured faculty members who will have completed at least six (6) years of continuous full-time service with the University by the end of the 2016-17 academic year are eligible to apply.
For complete eligibility guidelines, please refer to the BOT-UFF Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article 24. .
Sabbatical Procedures, for Fall 2017-18 award
Sabbatical Application, for Fall 2017-18 award
The Division of Academic Affairs provides faculty members with course releases to further the faculty members´ research, scholarship, and/or creative activity. These releases are intended to recognize future promise.
Scholarship Release Program for Tenured and Tenure-Earning Faculty - Policy
Non-tenure earning faculty members are eligible to be considered as a candidate to receive a one-semester full-pay Professional Development Leave (PDL).
Process and Timeline
Foundation Board Faculty Grants 2016-17
Process and Timeline
The University of North Florida Foundation
will be able to award $75,000 to faculty and will select proposals for funding in fiscal year 2017. This is a 50% increase from last fiscal
year’s funding amount.
At least one of the proposals
selected for funding will support research work. The UNF Foundation Board
welcomes proposals from all UNF teaching faculty (tenured or tenure-earning
faculty or instructors). To initially request funding, a letter of
interest must be submitted to the faculty member’s respective dean by November
3rd, 2016. Details and the complete timeline can be found below and
are also listed on this webpage:
Successful proposals will describe
research or special projects that will accomplish one or more of the following
An academic and/or research project that
might lead to a significant advancement in its field, merit publication or
production and enhance the quality of learning and the reputation of the
University of North Florida.
A unique transformational learning
opportunity that advances the
strategic priorities of the faculty
The positive impact of the project on
the communities of Northeast
The efficient use of funds and return on
investment projected, and
a high level of involvement of UNF
September 22, 2016 – Open
House from 1 – 2 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom, Room #3703, section A - faculty invited to meet a group of Foundation Board Grants Committee members
to discuss the proposal process.
November 3, 2016 – deadline for submission of
one-page “letter of interest” to each
Dean’s office. The letter should contain the following elements:
Project and Brief Statement of Need/Purpose
Description of Proposed Activities
Description of Measurement of Success
Organizations (if applicable)
How Project Fits
into Department and College Strategic Plan
of Funding Request
January 12, 2017 – the committee will invite selected faculty
to submit full proposals and make presentations to the committee on March 28.
February 24, 2017– deadline for submission of full
proposals to each Dean’s office. In addition, full proposals should be
emailed to Kelly Gates, Dir. of Donor Engagement and Stewardship, at
March 28, 2017 – the Grants Committee will hear
presentations by faculty finalists. Visuals and power points may be
utilized. The full UNF Foundation Board
will vote to approve the committee’s recommendations for Board Grant funding.
July-August, 2017 – funding will be dispersed into accounts
and faculty will launch their projects during the new academic year.
Previous Foundation Grant Award recipients 2008-2016
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