What Are The Funding Limits?
  • All tenure-track, tenured, clinical, and per annum faculty may receive up to a total of $1000 per FY for activities as a presenter/researcher at a peer-reviewed event or for research or creative endeavors.

  • All pro rata faculty may receive up to a total of $500 per FY for activities as a presenter/researcher at a peer-reviewed event or for research or creative endeavors. 

  • All faculty delivering a presentation at a professional conference must be presenting either a paper, poster, or abstract. Additionally, presenters are permitted to serve as commentators or as part of a panel or roundtable discussion.

  • The Faculty Development Committee encourages collaboration; however, it cannot fund more than two faculty members serving on the same presentation.
What Are The Submission Deadlines?

The deadlines for submitting Proposals for the 2016-2017 academic year are:

September 8, 2016: For activities taking place at anytime during the 2016-2017 FY (July 2016-June 2017)
Receipts are due by: January 6th, 2017

November 3, 2016: For activities taking place at anytime during the 2016-2017 FY (July 2016-June 2017)
Receipts are due by: January 6th, 2017

2017 Submission Deadlines COMING SOON!!!

How Many Copies Of My Documents Do I Need To Submit?

Faculty should submit one electronic copy of their proposal to fdc@marywood.edu

What Signatures Are Required?

All Proposals must be signed by the faculty member's Chairperson and Dean. The Faculty Development Committee will not process Proposals that do not have the necessary signatures.

Is There Any Other Paperwork I Need To Complete?

Yes. Faculty requesting funding for conference presentations must provide documentation of acceptance along with their proposal.  Faculty should also submit their original receipts, expense form, and Faculty Development approval to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Finally, recipients of Faculty Development funds will also be required to complete an outcomes assessment survey about their professional activity.

How Soon Will I Hear About The Status Of My Proposal?

Usually within 2 - 3 weeks after the submission deadline. The committee generally meets 7 - 10 days after the submission deadline. Recommendations are made to the Vice President for Academic Affairs soon after that meeting. Faculty can expect to receive word about their Proposals from that office in a week to 10 days after that.

Do I Have To Type My Proposal?

Yes. Handwritten submissions will be returned to faculty without committee review. Faculty may type directly on the downloadable forms or enter text in the provided fields using Microsoft Word.