FOR APPLICATION for FACULTY
DEVELOPMENT LEAVES and
application for a faculty development leave or summer fellowship must
include, and be limited to, the following:
A title page including title, applicant's name, rank,
department, length of service as a member of the Principal Faculty, dates
of any previous faculty development leaves and summer fellowships, and a
brief description of the project and its goal (abstract).
also include a listing of other funding available or for which they will be
applying for the award time period (for example, startup funds,
professorships, fellowships, other summer support, or grants).
Proposals for faculty development leaves should state the
semester (s) for which the leave is requested.
A detailed description of the project, including the
a detailed description of the objective and methodology;
a thorough discussion of the scope of work planned;
a statement of the significance/contribution of the
a synopsis of any work or exploratory research on the
project already completed;
a statement of, and the justification for, the time
a summary description of any comparable projects
completed by the applicant; and
if applicable, a statement on expectations concerning
when and where the project may be published, performed or exhibited.
If applicable, a brief description of previous faculty
development awards received and their outcomes.
An abbreviated vita (no more than three pages).
The applicant must solicit two letters of
support/reference from referees in the same field (from Xavier or
elsewhere), and an evaluation form from the applicant's chair or dean. (Form attached.) Letters and the evaluation form should be
sent directly to the Chair of Faculty Development Committee in care of Kandi
Stinson, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs (ML 4511).
At its discretion, the Faculty Development Committee may seek consultation
with authorities in the applicant's academic field.
Please remember to include page numbers.
Within two months after the end of the leave or fellowship, the faculty
member must submit a project report to the Associate Provost for Academic
and the faculty member's department chair and dean. This report must
A detailed summary of the work completed on the project,
including statements regarding which goals of the original proposal were
met and which were not
In cases in which the work as originally proposed was not
completed, the faculty member must address this in the report stating the
reasons the project was changed.
If applicable, copies of any output(s) from the project,
e.g., books, papers, etc., should be submitted to the Office of the
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs..
This report will be available to the Faculty Development
Committee. The results of prior
faculty development leave(s) or fellowship(s) will be used in evaluating
future proposals by the faculty member.
It is the faculty member’s responsibility to deliver these
reports in a timely fashion.
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