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RFPs Year 3


Archives for Bush Faculty Development Committee 1993-2002

New faculty 1993-2001

Faculty Development Grant

from the Bush Foundation

Nov 2002 - Nov 2005

Augustana College
Sioux Falls, SD

Request for Proposal

6f. Nurture development and growth of faculty leaders as part of the vocation of the college

Year 3 (Jan 2005 - Dec 2005)

Please familiarize yourself with the Faculty Development Grant: Proposal, Brief Summary, people related to administration of the grant, and this Section
6f. Nurture development and growth of faculty leaders as part of the vocation of the college  [Section added in Year 3]

The amount of support available from this grant for Year 3 is $10,000.

Assessment / evaluation, connecting grant supported activities firmly with student learning, are a central feature of the Faculty Development Grant. Note carefully the Evaluation Activities designated in Section 6f. Please review also the Assessment Resources page, developed by John Clementson, Director of Assessment, and the Assessment Committee which he chairs.


    During the planning of the proposed project, discuss plans with Richard Hanson, Dean of the College or Bob Kiner, Interim Dean of the College.

    Prepare a proposal which addresses the 6f themes, and the points indicated below.

    Meet with Dennis Larson or his designate to refine your evaluation plan.

    This section of the Faculty Development Grant is open for proposals until all funds have been committed. However for the first round, submit the proposal electronically by e-mail, as an Attachment in Word Perfect or Word, to Arlen Viste, Karin Lindell, and Dennis Larson or his designate. The due date is OPEN, meaning simply that proposals will be received at any time convenient to the proposers. Request Dennis Larson or his designate to send e-mail to Arlen Viste and Karin Lindell, indicating acceptance of your evaluation plan. Arlen Viste and Karin Lindell will then share these materials with the Faculty Development Committee.

    Direct any questions to Arlen Viste, Karin Lindell, or members of the Faculty Development Committee.

    Committee decisions will be made promptly, and proposers will be notified within 2 weeks of the date the complete proposal is received. Project work may begin as soon as the recipients are ready to do so.


    Please provide the following information.

    Purpose of the project. Narrative description of the project. Articulate its relationship to 6f.

    Identify a group of Leadership Fellows, including 2-4 Augustana faculty; also identify and include one or two mentors (from Augustana or elsewhere). Indicate their disciplines, and their roles in the project.

    Describe the expected outcomes of the project for the Leadership Fellows, especially as they relate to
    1) growth in leadership,
    2) and in student learning.
    Include a timeline for carrying out the project.

    Include an itemized budget and rationale.

    Strongly recommended: include a letter of support from Richard Hanson, Dean of the College or or Bob Kiner, Interim Dean of the College.

    Identify any other sources of funding and make clear how the respective funding sources would interrelate in supporting various aspects of your project. If your proposal under 6f is contingent on anything else (such as other support), please spell out such contingencies.

    As part of the proposal, include a statement which addresses how your 6f project relates to one or more of four Overall Goals of the Faculty Development Grant. Follow the link for these goals, which are perhaps implicit, and are stated as questions for response.

    Pledge to carry out the Evaluation Activities as indicated in this 6f section of the grant, with specifics worked out and agreed on in your meeting with John Clementson or his designate.

    Include date of submission and electronic signatures in your proposal. (For example scan signatures and insert the resulting graphics files.)

Final Report

    Including the Evaluation Activities agreed on, the Final Report is due one month after the conclusion of the time line proposed. If this date goes beyond Nov 30, 2005, also submit a succinct Interim Report by that date. Submit the report(s) electronically to Arlen Viste and Karin Lindell. If the report and its supporting materials exceeed the 1 MB limit for an e-mail attachment, then burn a CD and submit that, with a cover letter, to Karin Lindell at Box 802 or Hum 207.


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or Arlen Viste
e-mail: viste@augie.edu