A clear connection needs to be made between use of these funds and advancing a faculty member’s scholarly agenda. For instance, a faculty member can use startup to hire a research students but not a grader. Also a startup can be used for research related travel. Startup funds cannot be used to for pay to a faculty member.
summer courses must have a cap and anticipated enrollment of 100+, be in Summer
B, be a gen ed course, meet at a day and time that maximizes enrollment.
Faculty may not teach an overload and have a course release in the same semester.
Exceptions are allowed at the discretion of the Dean and Academic Affairs, but
these are granted only under extenuating circumstances and only if the course
in question is required to keep students on track to graduate and coverage of
all of the needed courses cannot be achieved any other way.