Call for RASI Statement of Intent
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Call for RASI Statement of Intent

Grant Initiative

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 2012 and piloted Fall 2012. Courses with lower enrollment will also be considered for funding. Participation is open to all full-time faculty.


Project Timeline

September 30, 2011:              Statement of Intent submitted

September-October 2011:      Faculty Development related to course revitalization

December 1, 2011:                 Course Revitalization Proposal submitted

January 16, 2012:                    Proposals selected for funding by the Senate RASI Committee

Spring/Summer 2012:             Course Development by selected faculty

Fall 2012:                                Pilot of revitalized course

Spring 2013:                            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. A stipend of $4,400 will be paid to a faculty member whose proposal is selected to revitalize a course with enrollment under 100 students per semester. 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 in on this page. The form should be typed, signed by the applicants, approved by and signed by the Chair of your department and submitted to the Title III office at P.O. Box 4544 for review by October 1, 2011.  You may contact Dr. Gray Kane at 221-7638 or email at  if you have any questions.