UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Administration of the Program

The UWRF Faculty and Academic Staff Development program is administered by the FACULTY AND ACADEMIC STAFF DEVELOPMENT BOARD (FASDB) which consists of the following:

  • Seven tenured faculty members appointed by the UWRF Faculty Senate for a term of six years.
  • Two academic staff members appointed by the Academic Staff Council, each for a six year term. One academic staff member must have teaching status.
  • The Director of Faculty and Student Academic Support Programs, Director of Grants & Research, and the Administrative Representative for the UW-System Office of Professional and Instructional Development.
    • All non-voting

The full board will elect its chair at the first scheduled meeting. Chair terms will be two years. Chairs may be re-elected for no more than two additional terms of office.

The board will subdivide itself into the following five committees:

  • Teaching Committee
  • Research Committee
  • Faculty Professional Development Committee
    • Each with at least three faculty members
  • Academic Staff Professional Development Committee
    • With two academic staff members

UNIVERSITY-WIDE INITIATIVES COMMITTEE

On Campus Workshops, Conferences and Course

Faculty and Academic Staff Development Board

Day-to-Day Operations 

Teaching   Committee

Faculty Professional Development Committee 

Academic Staff Professional Development Committee 

Research Committee 

  • Improvement of Classroom Instruction Grants
  • Faculty Retraining & Retention Program
  • Recruitment and Retention Program
  • Excellence in Teaching and Learning Series
  • GREAT Falcon STEM Fellows


  • Sabbaticals
  • Professional Development Grants
  • Robert P. Knowles Fund


  • Academic Staff Professional Development Grants


  • Faculty Research Grants




Contact Us

Faculty and Academic Staff Development
fasdb@uwrf.edu
715-425-3843
M-F, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
104 North Hall