CELTSS Members in graduation regalia

CELTSS Funding

The Office of Academic Affairs provides funds for faculty and librarian professional development based upon recommendations from CELTSS. Funding is available in several categories:

  • Course Release

  • Conducting research and creative work

  • Presenting research and creative work

  • Teaching and learning

  • Attendance at conferences or other professional workshops

After the CELTSS funding subcommittee evaluates and recommends requests for funding, all requests must be approved by the Office of Academic Affairs. Academic Affairs will provide a letter for all approved requests; the Business Office requires the letter before your expenses can be reimbursed.

Please review funding guidelines before completing your application.

Click HERE to complete a CELTSS funding application. Funding is available in several categories:

  • conducting research and creative work
  • presenting research and creative work
  • teaching and learning
  • attendance at conferences or other professional workshops

Click HERE to complete a CELTSS course release application. 

Faculty Mentoring Program

This Faculty Mentoring Program is open to all full-time faculty and is designed for peer-to-peer faculty mentoring. Interested participants will be matched with 1 or 2 other faculty with complimentary interests/challenge areas. Full-time faculty from all career stages are encouraged to participate. We are also looking for faculty who are interested in mentoring early career-stage faculty. The goals of the program and participant expectations are listed below.

Goals of the program:

  • Build connections between faculty from across disciplines
  • Support the individual needs of faculty across every career stage
  • Help new faculty feel welcomed and orient them to the FSU community
  • Encourage faculty to set concrete and achievable professional goals
  • Help faculty locate resources to support their professional goals

Participant Expectations:

  • Commit to meeting with mentor pair/group 2-3 times per semester
  • Attend seminars/workshops relevant to your professional goals throughout the year
  • Contribute to seminar topic ideas
  • Provide evaluation of the program



Hype the Arts!

Time and location
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Danforth Art Museum and School, 14 Vernon Street, Framingham

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All day event
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