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    FROM: Faculty Professional Development Center RE: FPD Committee Extends the Deadline for the AED Learning Community Grant until 10:00 am on Monday, March 11, 2013
    2/25/2013 1:48:53 PM
    To: Faculty

    The deadline for the submission of the 2013 AED Learning Community Grant Request for Proposals has been extended to 10:00 am on Monday, March 11, 2013.


    2013 AED Learning Community Grant Request for Proposals

    $3,000 Grants Available



    The Faculty Professional Development Committee is pleased to announce its call for proposals for the 2013 Academic Excellence Days Learning Community Grants. Two awards worth up to $3,000 each are available to Cal U faculty and staff members who want to develop learning communities to foster academic excellence, intellectual rigor, and civil discourse by bringing together communities from inside and outside Cal U. This year’s theme is “Taking the Lead Together.”


    The Request for Proposal is available at:




    Hard copies of proposals must be received at the Faculty Professional Development Center Azorsky 134 (with electronic copies e-mailed to by 10:00 am on March 11, 2013. For details, see the complete request for proposals.


    Each award recipient will be expected to launch its learning community during the 2013 Academic Excellence Days to be held on April 23 & 24, 2013, at the Natali Student Center. This event will provide the entire Cal U community—students, faculty and staff members, and administrators—with a wide variety of interesting presentations, workshops, and displays.


    Any questions regarding this RFP funding opportunity should be directed to Dr. Sarah Meiss, chair of the FPDC Grants and Contracts Subcommittee by e-mailing to or by calling extension 4203.