(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.
Terry Presidential Professor applications - due February 1, 2013 - CLOSED
Academic Affairs announces this year's 2015 Faculty Development Grant opportunities in areas including Scholarship, Teaching and Proposal Development (due date October 17, 2014).
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 2014-15 academic year are eligible to apply.
For complete eligibility guidelines, please refer to the BOT-UFF Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article 24. .
Sabbatical Memo, Fall 2014
Sabbatical Application, Fall 2015-16
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).
Professional Development Leave Guidelines for 2015-16
PDL Memo 2014
Process and Timeline
The UNF Foundation Board invites you to
learn more about the 2015-2016 Foundation Board Initiatives by attending an Open House on Friday, September 11th at 11:00 a.m. 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.
This year the UNF Foundation will be able to award $50,000 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). To initially request funding a “letter of interest” must be
submitted to the Deans in early November. 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 goals.
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.
transformational learning opportunity that advances the strategic priorities of the faculty
impact of the project on the communities of Northeast Florida.
use of funds and return on investment projected, and a high level of involvement of UNF
11, 2015 – Open House at 11:00 a.m. in the Student
Union, Room #3805 - faculty invited to meet a group of Foundation Board
Advancement Committee members to discuss the proposal process.
2, 2015 – deadline for submission of one-page “letter of interest” to each Dean’s office. The
letter should contain the following elements…
of Project and Brief Statement of Need/Purpose
Description of Proposed Activities
Description of Measurement of Success
Organizations (if applicable)
Project Fits into Department and College Strategic Plan
Amount of Funding Request
20, 2016 – the
committee will invite selected faculty to submit full proposals and make presentations to the committee
on March 3.
19, 2016 – deadline
for submission of full proposals to each Dean’s office and University
Development and Alumni Engagement.
3, 2016 – the
committee will hear presentations by faculty finalists. Visuals and power
points can be utilized.
15, 2016 – the
full Foundation Board will vote to approve the committee’s recommendations for
Board Initiative funding.
2016 – funding
will be dispersed into accounts and faculty will launch their projects during
the new academic year.
View previous grant awards:
Foundation Board Initiatives Funding History 2000-2006
Foundation Board Initiatives Funding History 2007-2009
Foundation Board Initiatives Funding 2010-11
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