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Professional Interest Database

Conference on Ethics, Integrity and Civility

Faculty, staff and administrators are invited to attend this conference September 4-5, 2014, at Iowa State University. This conference is free and features breakout sessions and discussion panels. Anyone interested in academic freedom, shared governance, free speech, teaching, research and relationships among faculty, staff and administrators should plan to attend. The keynote speaker is Neil Hamilton, director of the Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions and author of Academic Ethics: Problems and Materials on Professional Conduct and Shared Governance. For more information, download the informational flyer or contact Anita Gordon or Mack Shelley (ISU).

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News and Announcements

August 23-28, 2014  - You can attend the workshop series on-line or on-site in southern California. The Claremont Evaluation Center is now taking applications for their annual professional development workshop series on evaluation and applied research methods. This workshop series is

Faculty, staff and administrators are invited to attend this conference September 4-5, 2014, at Iowa State University. This conference is free and features breakout sessions and discussion panels. Anyone interested in academic freedom, shared governance, free speech, teaching, research and

Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) invites proposals from eligible faculty to its Curriculum Development Program for STEM learning and instruction in higher education.  Six-month projects will occur within the period of August 2014 to May 2015.  Deadline for submitting

UNI may nominate two full-time faculty to apply to the National Endowment for the Humanities' Summer Stipend program, a $6,000 outright award to an individual scholar for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing. The deadline to compete for a nomination is 5 p.m. Monday,

RSP's effort allocation and certification policy is effective April 1, 2014. Please take a few minutes and familiarize your self with the policy. If you have questions about the policy, contact RSP at 3-3217.

For past events and announcements, please see: News and Announcements Archive