Post here materials that relate to the ongoing work of this committee, including: descriptions of opportunities, details on funds available to members, applications forms, and general information.

VIUFA Assisted Leave Intent to Apply – Deadline May 31, 2024

TO ALL VIUFA BARGAINING UNIT MEMBERS: Please note the following process if you intend to apply for an Assisted Leave (Professional Development Leave of Absence) during the 2025/2026 year in accordance with Article 12.4 of the Collective Agreement, which reads as follows: Article, “In order to be eligible for a half-year or full-year P.D. leave, a faculty member must: have a regular appointment and at least three FTE years of VIUFA seniority [...]

2024-05-01T09:57:28-07:00May 1st, 2024|Front Page, Professional & Scholarly Development|

Professional and Scholarly Development Call for Proposals: Due March 28, 2024

The VIUFA Professional and Scholarly Development Committee invites VIUFA members to apply for funds that would sponsor activities which shall be of professional interest to the general faculty. The deadline for applications is March 28 at 4 pm. The detailed Call for Project Proposals and the Application Form are linked below. PSD-project-funding-call-2024 PSD-project-proposal-form-2024

2024-02-29T14:23:10-08:00February 29th, 2024|Professional & Scholarly Development, Member News|

VIUFA Launches New Non-Regular Professional Development Fund

UPDATE: The funding source mentioned below is no longer in use. Instead, all non-regular faculty can apply for funding via the SRCA website. Here is the link:  - Sept. 2020 ~~~~~~~~~~ Following a vote by the membership at the 2017 VIUFA AGM, a $2000/year professional development fund for non-regular members has been established. This fund is meant for non-regulars who are ineligible for the Travel and Conference Proceedings Fund (i.e. less than [...]

2020-09-29T10:57:14-07:00November 23rd, 2017|Front Page, Professional & Scholarly Development|

VIUFA Professional and Scholarly Development Fund

Do you have an idea for a professional development event that may be of interest to other VIUFA members? Are you interested in learning about something that isn't currently offered on campus, and that others might be interested in also? The VIUFA Professional and Scholarly Development committee has up to $2000 available for group events taking place between April 2014 and March 2015. And, we've made the application process easier by creating a [...]

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