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The opportunity will include four one-course for one-semester reassignments per academic year. The Professional Development Committee has established the following criteria that a faculty member must meet to be eligible for one of these awards.
(3) Condition Governing the Granting of a Faculty Professional Development Reassignment
If the proposal involves human subjects or otherwise needs clearance through the Research Ethics Committee, the faculty member must obtain this clearance prior to submitting the proposal for consideration.
(4) Procedures and Selection Process
All proposals shall be submitted to the Chair of the Professional Development Committee.
Acceptable proposals will be those that provide and advance value in the applicant's field and will have a tangible outcome. Evidence for value in the applicant's field must be included within the supporting letters from both the candidate's Department and School Dean. Both letters must affirm the value of the project to be undertaken. Proposals must include a detailed statement of purpose, objectives or goals, and rationale. A detailed explanation of how this release time will assist the candidate professionally must also be included.
Upon completion of a Faculty Professional Development Reassignment, the faculty member shall file a brief written report of scholarly activities while on Reassignment to the: Department Chair, School Dean, Professional Development Committee, and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
The Committee will forward all final recommendations to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
All proposals for this award that are sent to the Chair of the Faculty Development Committee must include one (1) paper copy and a Word document file to firstname.lastname@example.org
Douglas C. Horner