year Associated Colleges supports faculty seminars. The broad
purpose of the faculty seminars is to bring faculty from all
four campuses together to exchange ideas, share scholarly
interests, discuss curricular issues, promote faculty development,
advance individual research interests, read works-in-progress,
and on occasion to host a guest speaker. The formats of the
seminars vary with the needs and interests of each group as
does the frequency of meetings.
are funded for the academic year.
might include one-day workshops, a series of discussions with
common readings, a speaker or facilitator or other groupings
of faculty who want to come together to share their research
or expertise areas.
upon the level of activity being proposed, groups may receive
funding in amounts up to $1,000. Guidelines
for initiating faculty seminars
are available. Proposals
should be clearly labeled Faculty Seminar Program and sent to Vicki Jacot,
Associated Colleges, 288 Van Housen Extension, SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY 13676 for mail
delivery or to email@example.com for email requests. Inquiries may be addressed to Margaret Madden, Provost at SUNY Potsdam and convener of the Associated Colleges Chief Academic Officers Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 267-2108. The deadline for proposals is March 15.
Faculty Seminar proposals that were funded for 2013-2014 are: Associated Colleges Gender and Sexuality Workshop, Understanding the Universe of Open-Access Publishing and St. Lawrence Valley Mathematics Conference and Competition Organization Seminar.