The Office of the Provost has announced the funding of several initiatives aimed at supporting faculty mentoring, community engaged research partnerships and new initiatives to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.
Brief descriptions of the new initiatives follow; complete information and funding applications are available online.
- Faculty Success Program – Up to four select faculty members annually will have an opportunity to participate in a 12-week intensive mentoring experience offered as an online program through the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity.
- Community Engaged Research Partnership Development Grant – This grant will provide a stipend to a faculty member and community organization to forge a new community engaged research partnership that produces a research pilot project in response to a mutually identified community need. The purpose of this stipend is to expand the number of bi-directional, community engaged research partnerships.
- Faculty Diversity Fellowship Program – The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion initiative is designed to provide support for faculty to explore ideas that might lead to new initiatives to advance diversity, equity and inclusion at the university.