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2015 Summer Seminar

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Faculty Development seeking proposals for annual Summer Seminar. Proposal deadline is 4PM on Friday, February 27, 2015.

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Faculty Development Grant Deadlines

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Upcoming Faculty Development grant deadlines for AY 2014-15.

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Did You Know @ UST Libraries:

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Welcome to “Did You Know @ UST Libraries” where we’ll highlight a feature of UST Libraries of particular interest to faculty.

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From the Director - February 2015

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This year I'm handing over the director's column from time to time so that you can hear from others around campus who can bring a valuable perspective on faculty development issues. This month we've asked Erika Scheurer, the director of our very successful Writing Across the Curriculum program to share some thoughts on the teaching of writing.

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Sabbatical Leave Awards for AY 2015-16

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Forty-three faculty awarded Sabbatical Leave for the 2015-16 academic year.

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Update on Adjunct Professional Development Grant recipients

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The following UST faculty received an award from the Adjunct Professional Development Grant. Applications are still being accepted.

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Announcing the Adjunct Professional Development Grant

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This program supports Adjunct faculty who would like to participate in a conference or workshop, or receive funding to improve their teaching. All proposed travel or teaching enhancement projects must be reviewed by the applicant’s department chair and dean (or in the case of Engineering, Social Work, Law, and School of Divinity faculty, only the dean).

Funding is available for travel related to professional development (travel to a local, regional, or national conference to present research or complete an intensive teaching workshop) or to carry out a teaching enhancement project. Maximum award for travel is $1200 and maximum award for a teaching enhancement grant is $1000.

Information about and application forms for the Adjunct Professional Development Grant is available on the Internal Grants section of the Faculty Development web site. 

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International Education Center Travel and Seminar Grants for UST Faculty

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In conjunction with the Office of Academic Affairs, I am pleased to invite applications for a pair of grants to support faculty initiatives to internationalize the University of St. Thomas. The international grants are from the University of St. Thomas International Education Center (IEC) and are combined with additional support from a faculty member's dean.

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2014-15 Research Grant Recipients

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The Research Grant supports faculty engagement in and continuation of current scholarly work, in new directions in scholarship, or for large, multi-year projects. Congratulations to the 18 faculty who received a Research Grant for the 2014-15 academic year.

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WAC Workshops and Seminars

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Announcing spring 2014 dates for Writing Across the Curriculum workshops and the next five-day Writing Across the Curriculum Seminar with Dr. Chris Anson.

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