Academic Staff Professional Development Opportunities

A number of opportunities for professional development are available for academic staff on campus. Please use the links below for more information. To request that your campus program be added to this list, please contact the office of the Secretary of the Academic Staff (

Programs administered by the Standing Committees of the Academic Staff Assembly include the following:

Professional Development Grants

Executive Education Grants

Division of Continuing Studies Course Grants

Academic Staff Institute

Mentoring Program

Additional campus programs at no cost or low cost include the following:


The Leadership Institute (LI)

Fully Prepared to Manage

Fully Prepared to Lead

Fully Prepared to Engage


Teaching Academy


Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) courses

Research and Sponsored Programs (RSP) training

Health Sciences Institutional Review Board (IRB) training

Research Animal Resources Center (RARC) courses


Campus tools:

Accounting Services training

Student Information System (SIS) training

Reimbursement of instructional fees and tuition:

Campus policy provides for the possibility that, with appropriate pre-approval, academic staff with halftime or greater appointments may be reimbursed for instructional fees and tuition related to authorized job-related or career-related training or coursework. Academic staff are encouraged to contact their supervisors and human resource staff for more information, particularly because the availability of funds for this purpose can vary across campus units. For details of the campus policy and a link to the form to request authorization, see the following:

Keywords:Prof Dev   Doc ID:49829
Owner:Jake S.Group:Office of the Secretary/ Academic Staff
Created:2015-03-31 16:31 CDTUpdated:2020-07-13 15:34 CDT
Sites:Office of the Secretary/ Academic Staff
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