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College of Liberal Arts
Faculty Resources

Welcome to the College of Liberal Arts Faculty Resources Information Site

The CLA Faculty Resources website provides information about support for teaching, research and creative scholarship, outreach, and program and core assessment—all necessary for advancing your professional development. The site integrates a wealth of resources from within the College, from across the campus, and from external sources. It also includes detailed information about promotion and tenure and a template to guide creation of your promotion and tenure dossier.  

CLA and departmental support opportunities include:

  • Short- and long-term, internal non-competitive and competitive funding for conferences and research travel
  • Course development
  • New faculty orientation and other teaching workshops
  • Mentoring
  • Professional improvement leaves and funding for scholarly and creative projects

The College particularly values collaborative and/or interdisciplinary projects, faculty research that involves students, and creative scholarship.