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Funding for 2018-2019 is now closed.


FDC's Mission

This committee will identify and carry out programs for enhancing the professional development of faculty members individually and collectively and will review proposals regarding the Faculty Development Fund described in Article Nine (9) of the collective bargaining agreement between Franklin Pierce University and the Rindge Faculty Federation.

Meeting/Review Dates

 Wednesday September 4th (Submit by noon on Friday August 30th)

Wednesday October 2nd (Submit by noon on Friday September 27th)

Wednesday November 6th (Submit by noon on Friday November 1st)

Wednesday December 4th (Submit by noon on Friday November 29th)



Faculty Development Applications - Due by noon the Friday before the FDC monthly meeting

New guidelines for Development Funding are now available.

Please use the old 2017-2018 application for until the new 2018-2019 form become available

To apply for faculty development funding:

  1. Download the Development Funding Application form in the Handouts section to your desktop. 
  2. Read the faculty development funding guidelines.
  3. Fill out downloaded form and save your application as: Last Name_Development Application_Month 2018.
    1. Example: John Doe_Development Application_September 2018 
  4. Upload your application in the current forum (organized by month) on the discussion tab of this CampusWeb group.

***Your application will not be publicly visible, only the committee and the approving administration members will view it.***


The University updated its travel policy!!!  The new policy raised the meal maximum to $63 per day as of January 18, 2019.  Please refer to the updated travel policy (see handouts below) when applying for faculty development funding.

Faculty Research Support Applications - Deadline October 15, 2018 at noon

New Guidelines for Research Support Funding are now available.

To apply for faculty research support funds:

  1. Read the 2019 research application guidelines and the research checklist under Handouts.
  2. Save your application as: Last Name_Research Support Application_2019.
    1. Example: John Doe_Research Support Application_2019
  3. Upload your application as a PDF to the Research Support Applications 2019 forum under the Discussion tab by October 15, 2018 at noon.

***Your application will not be publicly visible, only the committee and the approving administration members will view it.***

Faculty Development Fund Guidelines and Application Form

Updated 2018-2019 Guidelines now available!  Budget has now been verified by administration. 

(.docx, 22K)

Please use this form when applying for Faculty Development Funds. 

(this form still reads 2017-18 but should be utilized until a new version becomes available)

Save files as: Last Name_Development Application_Month 2018

(.pdf, 513K)

Please refer to the UPDATED 2018 Travel Policy when applying for Development funding.

(.pdf, 126K)
Faculty Research Support Fund Guidelines and Application Form

Updated 2019 Guidelines now available!

Save files as: Last Name_Research Support Application_2019

(.docx, 31K)

Use our checklist to make sure you've included everything you need for your research support application.  

(.docx, 17K)
Research Application Examples

Committee Membership 2017-2018

Robert Anzalone                         2019- 2021

Rudra Aryal                                 2019- 2021

Christine Betts                             2018- 2020

Verna Delauer                             2019- 2021

Seamus Pender                           2018- 2020

Shannon Stroble, Chair             2018- 2020

Student Representative  - Elizabeth Kleiner