UTC Faculty Development Opportunities (Faculty Senate)

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga offers several development opportunities for faculty. Select from the list below to find out more information. NOTE: The information here is provided as a service. Please submit your reports through the Faculty Development website at https://spaces.utc.edu/sites/FacultyDevelopment/.

 

Faculty Grants

Who is eligible?: Full-time faculty
What can I receive? Up to $1,500 for professional development and presentations, and up to $2,500 for research and creative activities.
Where should I apply? The chair of the Faculty Grants Committee sends submission information via the Faculty Raven email list.  Completed proposals must be submitted electronically via SharePoint at https://spaces.utc.edu/sites/FacultyDevelopment/SitePages/Home.aspx

 

When are the deadlines? August 15, November 15, April 15
How may I use the award? Proposals may include requests to fund scholarly research, creative activities, presentations, or professional development (e.g., conferences, workshops, seminars, symposia, institutes, public lectures, etc.). Guidelines for faculty grants may be found in Chapter 7 of the Faculty Handbook at http://www.utc.edu/faculty-senate/pdfs/ch7handbook.pdf
What forms do I use?

Faculty Grant application and report forms are available on the Faculty Senate website (under the "Forms and Committee Documents" tab) at http://www.utc.edu/faculty-senate/forms.php.

 

For more information... Contact the chair of the Faculty Grants Committee, and/or consult with your department head, supervisor, or dean. 
Past Recipients 2014-2015  2013-2014 • 2012-20132011-20122010-20112009-20102008-2009

Summer Fellowships 

Who is eligible?: Full-time faculty (with terminal degree or tenure)
What will I receive? $2,500 for half-time; $5,000 for full-time
Where should I apply?

The chair of the Faculty Grants Committee sends submission information via the Faculty Raven email list. Completed proposals must be submitted electronically via SharePoint at https://spaces.utc.edu/sites/Faculty Development/SitePages/Home.aspx.

When are the deadlines?

November 15

How may I use the award? To undertake purposeful research, curricular revision or creative activities.
What forms do I use?

Faculty Grant application and report forms are available on the Faculty Senate website (under the "Forms and Committee Documents" tab) at http://utc.edu/faculty-senate/forms.php

For more information... Contact the chair of the Faculty Grants committee, and/or consult with your department head, supervisor, or dean.
Past Recipients 2014-2015  2013-2104 • 2012-2013 • 2011-2012 • 2010-20112009-20102008-2009

Sabbatical Leave

Who is eligible?:  Tenured faculty with six years+ service
What will I receive?  Full or partial salary
Where should I apply?  Department Head, Dean, Provost
When are the deadlines?  October 24*
* If these fall on a weekend, vacation, or holiday, the due date is informally moved to the next regular open day, usually Monday. Deadlines typically indicate the date applications are due to the Provost or committee making final recommendations. Consult the academic calendar, Faculty Handbook, or your department head to determine the actual date of initial submission where there is a prior review process.
How may I use the award?  To take leave for research, renewal, or the development of instructional techniques.
What forms do I use? Forms available online on the Faculty Senate web pages.
For more information...  Faculty Handbook, Department Head, Dean

 

Study Leave

Who is eligible?:  Tenure-track with two years+ of service
What will I receive?  Full or partial salary
Where should I apply?  Department Head, Dean, Provost
When are the deadlines?  October 24*
* If these fall on a weekend, vacation, or holiday, the due date is informally moved to the next regular open day, usually Monday. Deadlines typically indicate the date applications are due to the Provost or committee making final recommendations. Consult the academic calendar, Faculty Handbook, or your department head to determine the actual date of initial submission where there is a prior review process.
How may I use the award?  To pursue full-time study for a terminal degree
What forms do I use?

Use the form provided available online on the Faculty Senate web pages.

For more information...  Faculty Handbook, Provost, Dean, Department Head