Grants, Sabbaticals and Assistantships

The Office of the Provost is pleased to offer these programs to support faculty research and development:

1. The Faculty Research, Scholarship, and Practice-Based Project Grant

2. Scholarship Course Release

3. Sabbatical Leaves

The Nexus Grants are offered in conjunction with the Center for Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning.

1. The Nexus Learning Grant 

2. The Nexus Online Learning Grant

3. Summer Course Development Initiative

Professional Development Program for new Tenure-track/ Practice-track Faculty
The Office of the Provost offers a course release/reduction in the first two-year contract to establish a research/practice agenda or to participate in a structured training of a professional-development program.

  1. Professional Development Program for New Junior Faculty

Graduate Assistant
Faculty and Deans may apply for a Graduate Assistant, who will participate in research, academic initiatives, and strategic administrative projects.

1. Graduate Assistant Application

 For consideration for the fall of 2018, application should be submitted to Patricia Brennan ( by Monday, April 16, 2018.

Sponsored Leaves

1. External Fellowships or Visiting Scholar Program