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Professional Development 2017-2018

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J. Professional Development–Non-Unit 18 Titles
  1. This committee shall consist of five members.
  2. The committee shall issue a call once annually for professional development grants for Federation members with the exception of those covered by a bargaining agreement (Unit 18) or with Emeritus status. (Am. 1/3/2014)
  3. A recipient of these grants cannot be a current member of this Committee.
  4. The committee shall review the applications for professional development grants and is responsible for evaluating and ranking the applications and making recommendations on funding to the Vice Provost of Academic Affairs. The Vice Provost of Academic Affairs makes the final decision and notifies the applicants and their department heads and deans of the decision.
  5. The committee shall provide a helpful interface between the Federation members and both the Federation Executive Council and the Vice Provost of Academic Affairs in areas of professional development, including:
    a. reviewing the announcements (sent from the Vice Provost of Academic Affair’s office) of the Professional Development Grant program for accuracy and efficacy and providing comments to the Vice Provost of Academic Affair’s office.
    b. if and when appropriate, suggesting initiatives or changes to the current Federation Professional Development Grant program to better serve the professional needs and interests of Federation members.