Professional Development Awards

The Committee on Professional Development (a k a The Professional Development Committee, or PDC) reviews proposals for several professional development awards (a k a Internal Grants) available for faculty. The proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. (Atlanta time) on February 1 of each year (unless February 1 falls on a weekend or holiday).  Proposals are reviewed by the PDC, which makes recommendations about the proposals to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.  Awards are announced in April and are administered by the Office of Sponsored Programs.   

Funds Which Support Professional Development Internal Grant Awards

Currently Active Members of the PDC 

  • Academic Year 2017-2018: 
    • Alan Grostephan, Chair (elected through spring 2019)
    • Tim Finco (elected through spring 2018)
    • Bridget Roosa (elected through spring 2018, but on leave fall 2017)
    • Leon Venable (elected through spring 2020)
    • Anne Beidler (elected through fall 2017 to substitute for Bridget Roosa while she is on leave)