Faculty Development Funding

Next Funding Deadline:  January 18, 2019

Due by NOON in AGB 115

Scroll Down for Application Link (see BEGIN HERE)


August 31 - September/October conferences                                          

September 21 - October/November conferences                                               

October 19 - November/December conferences                                        

November 20 - December/January/February conferences                                 

            January 18 - February/March conferences                                      


 February 22 - March/April conferences                                                         

March 25 - April/May conferences                                                       

 April 19 - May/June/July/August conferences                                    

PLEASE NOTE: Per AR 3605, "Employee travel outside of the United States must also be approved by the college president and the vice chancellor of business services at least 30 days before the travel dates."   --   If you are requesting funding reimbursement for your professional development, and travel outside of the United States is required, it is advised to submit your request 60 days in advance.

Please Read PRIOR to Beginning the Application Process: Funding Deadlines and Guidelines 2018-2019

Remember: No after-the-fact funding is given - please submit your request prior to travel.


Submitting a Faculty Development Funding request for expense reimbursement?

Please review the Administrative Regulation AR 3605 regarding Employee Travel - PAYMENT OF EMPLOYEE TRAVEL EXPENSES.


Effective January 1, 2019, funding maximum increased to: $1,400 for full-time faculty; $700 for associate faculty per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30).

Note: Faculty on sabbatical are not eligible to receive Faculty Development Funds. Please see the Academic Employee Master Agreement.
AB 1887 - Out of State Travel Restrictions



A.  Required BEFORE Conference & Submitted for Committee Review.


To apply for Faculty Development Funding, select one of the following two links:


B.  Required UPON NOTIFICATION of award:

An approved Spend Authorization MUST be in place PRIOR to travel dates for domestic travel, and 30 days PRIOR travel outside of the United States.


C.  Required AFTER Conference:
Within 30 days after the conference, create an Expense Report in Workday with receipts and Evaluation form, scanned and uploaded as an attachment, for approval and reimbursement.

Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 Committee Schedule and Meeting Dates 

Faculty Development Funding Committee Overview:


To oversee the disbursement of Faculty Development Funds.


Fall 2018 - Tuesdays at 12 pm - 2 pm, LRC 337

Spring 2019 - Tuesdays at 2 pm - 4 pm, LRC 337

  • No meeting in September 
  • October 2, 2018
  • November 6, 2018
  • December 4, 2018
  • February 5, 2019
  • March 5, 2019
  • April 2, 2019
  • April 30, 2019

Committee Membership (2018-2019)

  • Diane McGroarty, ATAS (Chair) 
  • Kerry Crabb, KN&A (Fall) 
  • Alinde Herron, ATAS 
  • Scott Howlett, SBS 
  • Elizabeth Ininns, MSE  
  • Georgios Kouritas, FAMT 
  • Phillis Kucharski, HSHS  
  • Bouchra Nadeau, LA  
  • Steve Teh, MSE
  • Kolin Williams, SESP

Committee By-Laws
Faculty Development Funding By-Laws