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Faculty Success

Academic Unit Handbooks

Information including department governance and related procedures, teaching assignments and workload, RTP, personnel processes, performance expectations and faculty excellence.

Additional Funding Opportunities

Information about the NTT Professional Development Excellence Pool (Full-Time NTT), Farris Family Innovation Awards–Research Fellowships for TT (not yet tenured Faculty)..

Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)

Learn more about the CTL Programs, Services, Events, and Resources.

CTL Faculty Fellows Program

Program description and expectations can be found here. Faculty selected for this program receive 3 to 6 hours workload equivalency for one semester to work in the center within their proposed leadership area.

CTL Teaching Scholars Program

Information can be found here about the goals and benefits of this program, including a one-course load reallocation in teaching during either the fall or spring semester of the program year up to $3,000.00.

Division of Research and Sponsored Programs

Learn more about Pivot, a free tool available to Kent State faculty that helps to locate funding opportunities in your field of interest.

Faculty Professional Improvement Leave

Document that includes details about eligibility and proposals.

Flashfolio Information

Electronic system for reappointment, tenure, promotion, review and FPIL.

Mentoring Resources for All faculty and chairs

Mentoring, Mid-Career series information, Mid-Career Coaching program, Mentoring Map.

Merit Award Guidelines and Timeline (PDF)

Link to the document established by the Collective Bargaining Agreement

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Access to free webinars and other resources as well as heavily discounted access to their highly successful boot camps.  All Kent State faculty can create a free account at the NCFDD website.

Promotion to Full Professor

Guide created by Kent State faculty, Kathy Kerns, Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences.

University Faculty Handbook

Information including University Governance, University Policies and Procedures for Faculty, Mission Statement, Academic Strategic Plan.

University Research Council Financial Support

Faculty can receive financial support for projects involving undergraduate student participation in research.

University Teaching Council Funding Opportunities

Information about the following grants available to all full-time faculty: Teaching Conference Travel Grant, Teaching
Development Grant, Summer Teaching Development Grant, and Workshop Grant.