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The Center for Faculty Development offers a number of professional development opportunities and resources.

2015 Spring Grant Award Timeline

Jan. 16 Application from faculty member to college/school Faculty Issues Committee representative
Application form can be found here.
Jan. 28 College/school faculty committee award recommendations to appropriate Dean
Feb. 9 Academic Deans' award recommendations to Provost
Feb. 18 Provost/Academic Affairs Vice President award recommendations to President
Feb. 27 Announcement of awards by the President

Fullbright Scholar Program
Metropolitan State University has a rich history of Fulbright Scholars.  In fact, Metropolitan State is one of 2013's Fulbright Program "top producers." (Oct. 28 edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education)

Read more about the Fulbright Scholar Program.

SoTL Fellowships and Grants

The following are fellowships and grants from external sources that support course development and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

"Enduring Questions"
National Endowment for the Humanities due September 15
"The Enduring Questions grant program supports a faculty member's development of a new course that will foster intellectual community through the study of an enduring question. This course will encourage undergraduate students and a teacher to grapple with a fundamental question addressed by the humanities, and to join together in a deep and sustained program of reading in order to encounter influential thinkers over the centuries and into the present day."

Teaching Development Fellowship 
National Endowment for the Humanities due October 1
"Teaching Development Fellowships (TDF) support college and university teachers pursuing research aimed specifically at improving their undergraduate teaching. The program has three broad goals: 1) to improve the quality of humanities education in the United States; 2) to strengthen the link between research and teaching in the humanities; and 3) to foster excellence in undergraduate instruction."


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