Faculty Development Overview
Comprised of faculty representing each college and school of Fairmont State University, the Faculty Development Committee oversees the distribution of faculty grants and awards. The committee's charge is to publicize and solicit applications for Faculty Development grants and awards and to select the recipients for final approval by the presidents of the institutions.
Below are the various teaching awards and the eligibility guidelines.
Full-time faculty who have not been recipients of the Boram Award during the previous five years, whose primary duties are instructional, and who have a minimum of five years of service to Fairmont State University are eligible for nomination.
The award is intended to honor or encourage outstanding, innovative, or otherwise distinctive teaching or scholarship by faculty at Fairmont State University.
Part-time faculty who have not been recipients of the Outstanding Adjunct Award for Teaching Excellence during the previous five years, whose primary duties are instructional, and who have a minimum of two years of service to Fairmont State University are eligible for nomination.
Any full-time faculty member at Fairmont State University.
All Fairmont State University faculty advisors with a minimum of two years of service as an academic advisor are eligible for nomination.
Faculty Grants Overview
Applicants are encouraged to design activities, projects, or programs which will contribute to their own professional development, benefit their students, and align with the mission of Fairmont State University.
Each year the Foundation has funds available for faculty development grant activities. All full-time faculty members are invited to submit proposals for appropriate scholarly projects or activities to the Faculty Development Committee. After consideration, the committee will recommend worthy proposals for final selection.
Faculty Development Committee 2015-2016
Chair Brian Blackwood - Dept of Computer Science, Math & Physics
Crystal Smith - Dept of Education
Susan Ross - Dept of Health and Human Performance
Rhonda Sanford - Dept of Language and Literature
Theresa Jones - School of Nursing & Allied Health Adm
Adam Podlaskowski - Dept of Social Sciences
Leisa Muto - School of Business
Aimee Richards - School of Fine Arts
Erica Harvey - Dept Biology, Chemistry & Geoscience
Jason Bolyard - Dept of Technology
Christina Lavorata, Provost