Frequently Asked Questions

Funding

What funding is available through the Dean of the Faculty's office?

Funding to support professional development and research opportunities are available through the RF Johnson and Research Matters Awards through the DOF office, awarded two to three times per year. There is also the Faculty Student Engagement fund, awarded twice a year to support activities and events that enhance faculty-student interaction in a regular scheduled class. Further information on these and other awards available to eligible faculty are noted in the document 'Funding 101' found on the DOF's Moodle page via the link below. You must be logged in to access the Moodle site.

Office of the Dean of Faculty 2018-2019

How do I submit proposals for Dean of the Faculty internal funding?

All proposals are to be submitted through the DOF's Moodle page. This can be accessed via the link above. Here, you will find an application form and guidelines on how to submit your proposal as well as the application due dates.

Why do I have to submit reports for awarded funding?

The office of advancement reports back to the college's donors on how their contribution has enhanced the college and faculty in their work. Your reports offer valuable insight to relay back to our generous donors.

Where can I find the Payment Request form and Travel Expense Report form?

All reimbursement requests must be submitted with original, itemized receipts and with either a Payment Request form or a Travel Expense Report form. Both forms can be found on CamelWeb under the HR/FINANCE tab. Follow the link below to the HR/FINANCE Camel Web page. You must be logged in to view the page.

HR/FINANCE-CamelWeb

How do I find information on external grants?

The office of Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations assists faculty and college administrators pursue external funding for research and travel grants, drafts proposals for institutional projects and priorities, and serves as a link to hundreds of public and private organizations that support the College's mission. Visit their page by following the link below for further information and a list of contacts to answer any questions you may have

Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations

What is not reimbursable with Dean of the Faculty funding?

The College's reimbursement policy outlines transactions that are non-reimbursable. Examples of these are travel upgrades, travel insurance, personal purchases, gift cards and alcohol (other than in certain circumstances). After reviewing the policy, if you are uncertain of whether a transaction is reimbursable or not, please contact the Accounts Payable Specialist in the Office of the Dean of the faculty. The policy can be found on CamelWeb under the HR/FINANCE tab. Follow the link below to the HR/FINANCE Camel Web page. You must be logged in to view the page.

HR/FINANCE-CamelWeb

 

Reports

Who has to submit an annual report?

Per IFF 2.4.2, all members of the faculty are expected to submit an annual report to the Dean of the Faculty Office by June 15. All department, program, and center annual reports are due by June 30. Activity Insights, an online portal, is utilized for creating annual reports. Additional information can be found on the Dean of the Faculty Moodle page.

Where do I submit a report?

Annual reports are submitted to the Annual Reports Moodle page for the appropriate academic year.

Why are annual reports for individual faculty required and how are they used?

Why are annual reports for individual faculty required and how are they used?

Annual Reports are a good method of annually listing a faculty member's scholarship, creative work, service, conference attendance, media appearances, etc. Annual reports are included in tenure and promotion files, are reviewed by department chairs in developing faculty reappointment letters, and are utilized by department chairs and center directors in drafting the department/center's annual report.

Are there guidelines on language and style to be used in the reports?

Activity Insights is used to enter annual report information and generate annual reports. Once an annual report is generated, the report should be submitted to the Dean of the Faculty Office through Moodle. You can access the Activity Insights data-entry portal by clicking here and logging in with your Connecticut College username and ID. Additional information on annual reports can be found on Moodle.

 

Advising

I need help advising students, is there a handbook I can refer to?

Yes, it can be found on CamelWeb by clicking on the subsection, Dean of the Faculty, under the Documents/Policies tab. Click on the link below to access the document. You must be logged in to CamelWeb to view the page.

Adviser Handbook

 

If you have further questions, please contact the Dean of the Faculty's office.