The Title III goals to “Strengthen Student Retention” and “Revitalize Faculty Development” call for faculty-initiated and -developed projects that make substantial changes in pedagogy or delivery methods for the promotion of student retention and success. The Office of Title III Grant will provide financial and academic support for faculty to revitalize high-enrolled courses which traditionally have had low success rates. Course revitalization will take place Spring/Summer 2013 and piloted Fall 2013. Courses with lower enrollment will also be considered for funding. Participation is open to all full-time faculty.
October 1, 2012: Statement of Intent submitted
September-October 2012: Faculty Development related to course revitalization
December 3, 2012: Course Revitalization Proposal submitted
January 18, 2013: Proposals selected for funding by the Senate RASI Committee
Spring/Summer 2013: Course Development by selected faculty
Fall 2013: Pilot of revitalized course
Spring 2014: Evaluation of Fall pilot and continued pilot of revitalized course.
A stipend of $8,800 will be paid to a team of at least two faculty members whose proposal is selected to revitalize a course with enrollment of 100 or more students per academic year. A stipend of $4,400 will be paid to any team whose proposal is selected to revitalize a course with fewer than 100 students. A stipend of $4,400 will be paid to a single faculty member whose proposal is selected to revitalize a course, regardless of its enrollment size. One half of the stipend will be paid upon selection; the other half will be paid upon completion of all aspects of the project: attending faculty development, developing the course, piloting of the course, evaluating the outcome of the project, and disseminating the results to faculty.
Statement of Intent Deadline and Procedure
A Statement of Intent form is included on this webpage. The form should be typed, signed by the applicants, approved and signed by the Chair of your department, and submitted for review to the Title III office at P.O. Box 4544 by October 1, 2012. If you have any question, contact Dr. Gray Kane at 221-7638 or via email at email@example.com.