Investing in Our Faculty
Advancement for Associate Professors
The Associate Professor Advancement Program is designed to guide associate professors
to become stronger candidates for promotion to full professorship.
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All Department Chairs Roundtable
The purpose of the roundtable events is to establish relationships with other department
chairs and build a network of support.
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Chancellor's Academic Fellows
The Chancellor’s Academic Fellows program is intended to assist senior faculty who
have an interest and/or talent in administration.
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Chancellor's Discovery, Creativity, Innovation and Collaboration Fund
The Chancellor’s Discovery, Creativity, Innovation and Collaboration Fund is aimed
at further developing the intellectual and creative environment of the University
of Arkansas as well as the institution’s impact as a major research university.
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Daniel E. Ferritor Award
The annual Daniel E. Ferritor Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching will be
awarded to the department or academic unit on campus that best displays excellence
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International Faculty Enhancement Grant
The International Faculty Enhancement Grant is intended to support faculty members
with their comprehensible spoken English and understanding of U.S. classroom culture.
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Preliminary Academic Chair Education
The purpose of Preliminary Academic Chair Education (PACE) is to equip new chairs
to balance their administrative duties with their research or teaching commitments,
and prepare them to handle a variety of issues they may face as the chair of an academic
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Provost's Collaborative Research Grants
The Provost’s Collaborative Research Grants are intended to help faculty with research
and scholarly production.
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Provost's Faculty Enrichment Series
The Faculty Enrichment Series hosts sessions that address a variety of topics and
issues that faculty face in their teaching and research.
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Provost's Instructional Enhancement Grant
The purpose of the Provost's Instructional Enhancement Grant is to encourage and support
excellence in teaching and learning by recognizing and rewarding faculty for promoting
effective earning and innovative activities.
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The purpose of the research camp is to introduce faculty who are starting their research
program to strategies and techniques that will make their research programs successful.
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Travel Assistance Program
As part of the new Faculty Development and Enhancement initiative, tenured or tenure-track
faculty may receive travel assistance if they are presenting at a conference.
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Women and Underrepresented Faculty Mentor Program
This mentor program is designed to bring together four to eight women or underrepresented
early career faculty from across campus and advance the group members’ careers by
providing both peer and traditional mentorship.
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