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 II is Friday, November 4, 2016 by 4:00pm. The committee will review and consider proposals for projects that begin on or after January 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017. The current amount of funding available is about $12,438.00 for Part II.  For more information see the Guidelines, Academic Staff Professional Development application, and Evaluation criteria in the right-hand column of the website linked below.

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 ( must be included with application materials and the information from the calculator must be reflected in your application’s budget page. Applications missing this document will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

3.     The evaluation criteria that the committee uses to evaluate proposals is now available on the website. 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, November 4, 2016. Please submit materials and/or questions to: Chair Kalyn Williams via e-mail at

Thank you 

Academic Staff Professional Development Committee

Kalyn Williams (Chair) Distance Education 608.342.1468
Victoria Livingston Admission and Enrollment Services 608.342.1854
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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