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Fall Faculty Deadlines

Faculty Deadlines - Fall 2018

Piper Professor Award
applications due to Faculty Requests portal by September 14

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. A call for applications will be issued by the Chair of the Faculty Senate on 8/15, with applications due 9/14.

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Faculty Development Leave
for Fall 2019 and/or Spring 2020 Leave: must discuss proposal with chair by September 15 with applications due to Faculty Requests portal by October 1

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 submissions portal is open from 8/24 to 10/1.

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University Distinguished Professor
call for nominations will come from provost around October 1

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Nontenure Line Faculty Workload Release
for Fall 2019 and/or Spring 2020 Release: must discuss proposal with chair by September 15 with applications due to Faculty Requests portal by October 8

This program allows full-time nontenure 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 8/24 to 10/8.

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Research Enhancement Program
deadline falls in early October

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 in early October.

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Library Research Grants
deadline falls in early November

Alkek Library Research Grants are designed to facilitate faculty research and creative activity through the acquisition of library materials. Applications are accepted from September through early November.

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COE Graduate Student Thesis/Dissertation Research Grant
for Spring 2019 awards, applications are due November 15

This COE grant opportunity provides graduate students with financial support to facilitate the completion of their theses and dissertations. Applicants must have had a successful thesis/dissertation proposal meeting and have his/her committee’s signatures on the degree-appropriate, official Graduate College form. Awards may be granted up to $500.

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University Lecturers Series
for the 2019-2020 academic year, a call for proposals will be issued in December with proposals due mid-January

The Faculty Senate’s University Lecturers Committee reviews requests from colleges, schools and departments for assistance to bring outstanding guest lecturers or mini-symposia speakers to Texas State University during the long semesters.

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