Academic Staff Professional Development

TO:  Academic Staff, Deans, Department Chairs
FROM: Academic Staff Professional Development Committee
RE: Professional Development Proposals

The priority deadline for submitting proposals for Part I is Friday, April 15, 2016 by 4:00pm. The committee will review and consider proposals for projects that begin on or after July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016. The current amount of funding available is about $17,706.00 for Part I.  For more information see the Guidelines, Academic Staff Professional Development application, and Evaluation criteria in the right-hand column of this website.

Please note the following important changes from prior applications:

  1. Printed copies are no longer required and all application materials should be submitted digitally to the Chair of the committee.
  2. A PDF from the TravelWise Lodging/Meal & Incidental Calculator (https// must be included with application materials. Applications missing this document will be considered incomplete.
  3. The evaluation criteria that the committee uses to evaluate proposals in now available in the right-hand column. The committee encourages you to review the information and submit a complete and thorough application.

If this is your first application, prior year proposals and follow-up evaluations are available for your review in the Provost’s office.  Ask for the Academic Staff Professional Development Proposals.

The completed application (as an electronic file) must be received no later than 4:00pm on Friday, April 15, 2016. Please submit materials to: Chair Kalyn Williams, Ullsvik Hall via e-mail at

Thank you.


Academic Staff Professional Development Committee

Kalyn Williams (Chair) Distance Education 608.342.1468
Tricia Pothour  Admission and Enrollment Services 608.342.1125
Holly Voll Distance Education 608.342.1468
Tyler Tollefson Media Tech Services 608.342.1319
Guy Campbell College of EMS 608.342.1721


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