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Fall Deadlines

Faculty Development Leave

Application Process Open September 1st through October 2nd

Tenured faculty may request leave for one semester at their full salary or for one academic year at half their full salary. Prior to submission, applicants must discuss their FDL plans with their unit heads. The online submission portal is open from 9/1 to 10/2.

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Piper Professor Award

Due by October 2, 2017, at 5:00pm

The Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation annually honors ten professors at Texas colleges and universities for outstanding achievement in the teaching profession. Full-time faculty who have seven or more years of experience at Texas State are eligible to receive this prestigious award. Nominations and applications are due 10/1.

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Research Enhancement Program

Due Early October (date TBA)

The Research Enhancement Program is an internally funded grant competition that provides support for scholarly and creative activities. All Texas State full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty are eligible to apply and Senior Lecturers may participate as co-investigators. Proposals are submitted online and due by early October. 

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Non-Tenure Line Faculty Workload Release

Application Process Open September 1st through October 9th

This program allows full-time non-tenure line faculty to receive a reduction of up to six workload credits of their normal semester teaching load, at full pay and benefits, to pursue scholarly/creative projects, curriculum development, or teaching improvement projects. The online submission portal is open from 9/1 – 10/9. 

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Library Research Grant

Due by November 3, 2017 at 5:00pm

These grants are designed to facilitate faculty research and creative activity through the acquisition of library materials.

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