Faculty Initiatives Key Points

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Program Eligibility Award Period Funding Key Points Due Dates
Dual Career Assistance Program Spouses and partners of faculty members seeking faculty and non-faculty appointments at Purdue Assistant Professor  6 years
Associate/Full Professor 4 years
Non-faculty 2 years 
Shared by hiring unit of spouse/partner; hiring unit of initial faculty member; Office of the Provost Provide partial, temporary funding to the hiring department of the spouse or domestic partner of a new faculty member in order to bridge to permanent line Anytime
Faculty Retention Fund High risk/high performing faculty  As needed Retention salary shared by Provost (50%) and unit (50%)  Address pre-emptive offers and counter-offers to retain  at-risk faculty members.  Anytime
Faculty Scholars Program Faculty who hold rank of tenured associate or full professor who have been in rank for no more than five years; new hires at this academic level if appointed with tenure 5 years $10,000/year for 5 years Recognize outstanding mid-career faculty who are on an accelerated path for academic distinction. 3/1/2022
Alternative dates are acceptable.
Faculty Start-Up Fund New tenure/tenure track and clinical/professional faculty 5 year maximum Provost funds partial support using new cash flow allocation process Provide resources for new faculty start-up needs. Preliminary 10/1/2021
Final 6/30/2022
Instructional Equipment Program All WL Colleges, including Honors One year Up to $100,000 each Support high quality and state-of-the-art equipment in instructional facilities on the West Lafayette Campus. 11/1/2022
Instructional Innovation Program Replaced going forward: information at the Innovation Hub web site. WL Campus Faculty/Staff see opportunities at the Innovation Hub website see opportunities at the Innovation Hub website Invest in instruction, instructional equipment and/or technology that promote innovations including creative pedagogies, active learning and other new and emerging approaches to teaching. Replaced
Strategic Opportunity Hiring Program Candidates for faculty positions that contribute to Purdue's diversity. Up to four years Partial salary and fringe benefit support for 4 years; 50% of requested start-up funds up to $200,000 for each hire; matching funds required Recruit and retain the best-qualified candidates who contribute to Purdue's excellence through their own diversity. Anytime

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