We encourage faculty to seek out professional development opportunities offered through government agencies, professional associations, and other non-profit organizations. Below are a sampling of short- and long-term fellowships that will enhance a faculty member's professional activity as well as the teaching and learning environment of the College.
If you have questions about applying for such opportunities, please contact Fran Navakas (x5285) in the Office of Academic Affairs.
Short-Term Professional Development Opportunities
Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
Institutes and workshops; short-term during academic year and longer-term summer opportunities. Competitive selection process from among CIC campus nominees.
Midwest Faculty Seminars
Organized by the University of Chicago and focused on a variety of topics. Annual on-campus solicitation of participants.
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends
Stipends for research and writing in the humanities. Nomination of no more than two faculty members from the College can be submitted in a given year, so potential applicants should contact Fran Navakas (x5285) by early August.
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institutes and Summer Seminars:
Opportunities to study a variety of humanities topics. Deadline in March every year.
Centennial Center for Political Science & Public Affairs
The Center assists scholars whose research and teaching would benefit from a stay in Washington, D.C. and access to the incomparable resources that are available in the nation's capital.
Long-Term Professional Development Opportunities
Library Fellowships (Short and Long-Term)