2021-2022 Memo From Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff
The Faculty Development Grant Program will not be accepting applications for awards in the 2021–22 academic year due to budget constraints from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Faculty Development Grant Program is dedicated to the maintenance of academic excellence in the University of Wisconsin System. Institutions are expected to dedicate available funds to support an effective and comprehensive program of faculty development tailored to the institution’s academic needs. In addition, in keeping with the conditions and intent of the legislation that supports this program, “the purpose of this comprehensive program is to increase the flexibility and effective use of existing faculty personnel in the University of Wisconsin System.”
The financial objective behind the faculty retraining, renewal and development program should be to minimize the fiscal implications to the participant, thereby encouraging rather than discouraging participation in the program.
UW System funds will be provided to support the following general categories of activities: