Monthly Mailing to Deans - September 2013

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FROM:P. Barry Butler 
 Executive Vice President and Provost 

September 27, 2013

Highlights of recent/upcoming activity:

  • The Graduate College, with its CIC peers, was awarded a collaborative Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) grant from NSF. The goal of the project is to encourage more underrepresented doctoral students to pursue postdoctoral positions in the CIC,  and to foster the recruitment and hiring of these individuals onto the faculty at CIC institutions.

New requests for action:

  • None at this time

Events and deadlines:

Oct. 4Career Development Award applications due to the Office of the ProvostDeans
Oct. 8Application deadline, Graduate Institute on Engagement and the AcademyGraduate students
Oct. 14Nomination deadline, L.B. Sims Outstanding Master’s Thesis AwardAcademic departments
Oct. 14Application deadline, Diversity Catalyst Seed GrantsFaculty, staff, students
Oct. 18Application deadline, International Programs Curriculum Development AwardsFaculty
Oct. 18James Van Allen Natural Sciences Fellowship applications due to DEOFaculty
Nov. 1Application deadline, International Programs Summer Research FellowshipsFaculty
Nov. 15Application deadline, International Programs Major Projects AwardsFaculty
Nov. 15Application deadline, International Programs Strategic Global Initiatives AwardFaculty

 Recent communications:

Aug. 30Tom RiceDeans, Directors, and DEOs2013-14 Promotion and Tenure ProceduresInformation
Sept. 4Diane FinnertyDeans, Directors, and DEOsProvost Office Faculty Development WorkshopsInformation/share
Sept. 11Downing ThomasDeans, Directors, and DEOsInternational Programs faculty grantsInformation/share
Sept. 17Council on TeachingDeans, Directors, and DEOsFunding Opportunity – Instructional Improvement AwardsInformation/share
Sept. 17Georgina Dodge and
William Nelson
Deans, Directors, and DEOs2013 Celebrating Cultural Diversity FestivalInformation/share
Sept. 19Georgina DodgeDeans, Directors, and DEOsDiversity Catalyst Seed Grant Call for ProposalsInformation/share

 What we’re reading: