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Faculty Development Fund

The purpose of the Tennessee Tech Faculty Development Fund is to support the mission of the university and to assist faculty in improving their capacity and performance as teachers, scholars, and university citizens.

There are two types of support available from the Faculty Development Fund:

1. Travel Support

The Faculty Development Fund is a source of support for travel when faculty present scholarly papers or peer-reviewed work at state, national or international professional meetings.


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2. Professional Development

The Faculty Development Fund supports faculty in pursuing professional development opportunities in areas such as teaching and learning, leadership, accreditation, assessment, and other strategic areas.


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Faculty Development Steering Committee        

Dr. Douglas Bates, Dean / Library & Learning Assistance / Tennessee Tech Box 5066
Dr. Sally Pardue, Director / Millard Oakley STEM Center / Tennessee Tech Box 5112
Dr. Steve Robinson, Director of TQI / Tennessee Tech Box 5051
Dr. Mark Stephens, Senior Associate Provost / Tennessee Tech Box 5017
Dr. Lenly Weathers, Director of QEP / Tennessee Tech Box 5015
Dr. Bedelia Russell, Interim Director / Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning / Tennessee Tech Box 5066

Dr. Michael Allen, Professor / Mathematics / Tennessee Tech Box 5054 

Executive Officer: Dr. Sharon Huo

Non-Voting Resource Person: Ms. Yvette Clark, Ms. Lauren Neal

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