The Faculty and Academic Staff Development Board has several responsibilities across the University of Wisconsin-River Falls campus:
Each of the board's five committees is responsible for a particular facet of faculty and academic staff development at UWRF. Within their realms of responsibility, they will:
Most funds will be awarded through a competitive grants process. These awards will be made solely on the basis of the merits of the proposals, not on the departmental or collegiate homes of the proposers.
Supports the efforts of faculty and academic staff to improve their teaching. Proposals may focus on methods or delivery of instruction or acquisition of knowledge related to one's teaching responsibilities.
The Teaching Committee is responsible for:
Supports research projects of faculty and academic staff in all disciplines.
The Research Committee is responsible for:
Supports activities designed to help faculty advance themselves in their professions.
The Faculty Professional Development Committee is responsible for:
Supports activities designed to enable individual professional development, improve program quality, and enhance institutional effectiveness.
The Academic Staff Professional Development Committee is responsible for: