Faculty Development Programs and Grants

John A. Delaney Presidential Professor

Application

 

(John A. Delaney Presidential Professor application, 2014)

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.


Faculty Development Grants Program 2013-14

Terry Presidential Professor applications - due February 1, 2013 - CLOSED

 Academic Affairs announces this year's 2014 Faculty Development Grant opportunities in areas including Scholarship, Teaching and Proposal Development (due date October 18, 2013).

Go to Faculty Grants program for more information. 

 


 

Faculty Sabbatical and Leave Program - 2014-15 - CLOSED

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 2013-14 academic year are eligible to apply. 

For complete eligibility guidelines, please refer to the BOT-UFF Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article 24.  .   

 

 Sabbatical Memo, Fall 2013

Sabbatical Application, Fall 2013


 

Faculty Scholarship Release Program

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

  


 

Professional Development Leave Program - 2014-15 -CLOSED

Non-tenure earning faculty members are eligible to be considered as a candidate to receive a one-semester full-pay Professional Development Leave (PDL). 


Professional Development Leave Memo and Guidelines September 10, 2013 


 

 

 

 

Foundation Board Proposals (Fall 2013)

2013-2014 UNF Foundation Board Initiatives

 

2013-2014 UNF Foundation Board Initiatives


This year the University of North Florida Foundation will be able to award $30,000 and will select a maximum of three proposals for funding. 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). The proposals should meet the following criteria:


Criteria
Successful proposals will describe research or special projects that will accomplish one or more of the following goals:
• Meet the social, economic or educational needs of North Florida
• Align with the strategic priorities of the faculty member’s department, college and the University
• Engage UNF students in active learning/research initiatives
• Partner or collaborate with other organizations with a similar focus or doing similar work in the community
• Demonstrate efficiency and return on investment as well as innovation and creativity (use funds wisely and maximize the impact of the investment)

Open House
Foundation Board Initiatives Open House
September 13 from 11:00 a.m. to Noon
Student Union – West Wing, Third Floor, Room #3805
Board members will be on hand to meet faculty and share information about criteria, timeline and process as well as field questions about the Foundation Board Initiatives. 

Memo:

 

The UNF Foundation Board invites you to learn more about the 2013-2014 Foundation Board Initiatives by attending an Open House session on Friday, September 13th at 11 am in room #3805 of the Student Union, Bldg. 58/West.  It is open to all teaching faculty who have an interest in requesting funding and have questions about the process.  During the Open House, board members will share information about the Board Initiatives, answer questions and give feedback.  To initially request funding a “letter of interest” must be submitted to the Deans in early November.  Finalists will then be invited to submit full proposals due in February of 2014 and awards will be announced in early June with funding available July 1, 2014.  Details and a timeline can be found below and are also listed on this webpage:

2013-2014 UNF Foundation Board Initiatives

This year the University of North Florida Foundation will be able to award $30,000 and will select a maximum of three proposals for funding.  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). 

 

Criteria

Successful proposals will describe research or special projects that will accomplish one or more of the following goals: 

  • Meet the social, economic or educational needs of North Florida

  • Align with the strategic priorities of the faculty member’s department,
    college and the University

  • Engage UNF students in active learning/research initiatives

  • Partner or collaborate with other organizations with a similar focus or

      doing similar work in the community

  • Demonstrate efficiency and return on investment as well as innovation and

      creativity (use funds wisely and maximize the impact of the investment)

2013-2014 Timeline

  • September 13, 2013 Open House at 11am in the Student Union, Room #3805 - faculty invited to meet a group of Foundation Board Advancement Committee members to discuss the proposal process and answer questions.

 

  • November 1, 2013 – 5 pm deadline for submission of one-page “letter of interest” to each Dean’s office.  The letter should contain the following elements…

 

    1. Name of Project and Brief Statement of Need/Purpose

    1. Brief Description of Proposed Activities

    1. Brief Description of Measurement of Success

    1. Partner Organizations if any

    1. How project fits into Department and College strategic plan

    1. Total Amount of Funding Request

    1. Department Chair’s signature

 

  • January 10, 2014 – the committee will invite selected faculty to submit full proposals for funding.

  • February 7, 2014 5 pm deadline for submission of full proposals to each Dean’s office.

  • March 28, 2014 – the committee will invite finalists to make presentations to the committee on April 17th.

  • April 17, 2014 – the committee will hear presentations by faculty finalists.  Visuals and power points can be utilized.

  • June 4, 2014 – the full Foundation Board will vote to approve the committee’s recommendations for Board Initiative funding.

  • July 1, 2014 – funding will be dispersed into accounts and faculty will launch their projects during the new academic year.

  • July 2014 – faculty recipients will attend a Foundation Board Initiative Awards orientation.

 


  View previous grant awards:

Foundation Board Initiatives Funding History 2000-2006

Foundation Board Initiatives Funding History 2007-2009 

Foundation Board Initiatives Funding 2010-11