Faculty & Staff Resources
Resources and policies pertinent to the faculty and staff of the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) are listed below. Questions about this page or the posted information posted should be directed to:
College of Education & Human Development
106 Alison Hall West
Newark, DE 19716
College Policies, Procedures & Guidelines
- Procurement – Information on UD policies and procedures.
- CEHD Financial Services Unit (FSU) – For CEHD-specific information, contact your departments’ representative within the FSU.
- CEHD Office of Educational Technology (OET) – Technical support including diagnosing hardware and software problems, configuring hardware and software, and consulting on software and equipment choices, website design and security issues.
- For computer-support services, complete a help request form to initiate a request. You can also check the status of your OET help requests.
- OET can help you access UD discounts when purchasing a computer and ensure you get approved, licensed programs and equipment for both office and personal use.
- CEHD Computing Security and Service Policy
- CEHD Office of Clinical Studies (OCS) – Contact OCS with questions or assistance in the placement of students for field experience.
- Human Resources – Onboarding information, benefits and more.
- Webforms – Webforms allow you to complete many tasks, including requesting sabbatical leave, conflict of interest disclosure, submitting a grade change, requesting to stop the tenure clock, or requesting a software license. See the list of forms under Blanks tab.
- Webviews – Information about pay and benefits is available in Webviews.
Faculty & Staff Resources
- CEHD Awards – CEHD presents three awards to recognize outstanding faculty and staff. The CEHD Dean’s Faculty Research Award, Excellence in Teaching Award and the Rita Fillos Award are presented during our All College meetings, held in the spring and fall.
- CEHD Committees – A list of committee members and minutes from CEHD All College meetings.
- Dependent Care Resources – A list of community information to assist employees in locating child and/or elder care.
- Faculty Accountability Program – Creates small supportive communities to help faculty succeed. These groups of no more than four professors and a coach meet for an hour every week during the fall semester to set writing goals, report on progress and discuss effective strategies for navigating some of the challenges of academia.
Research General Resources
- Conflict of Interest Policies in Research – By requiring full disclosures of potential conflicts from the members of the UD research community, the University seeks to maintain an environment of transparency that enables objectivity in research and ensures compliance.
- Faculty and Principal Investigators – Developed by the UD Research Office, this site supports the research activity of UD faculty and staff. Designed to help both first-time researchers and experienced veterans, tools are available to help prepare proposals, manage grants and present results.
- Institutional Review – All research involving living human subjects must be reviewed and approved by an Institutional Review Board (IRB).
- CEHD Undergraduate Research Assistantship Program – CEHD helps identify undergraduate assistants for faculty research. To advertise your research position among applicable undergraduate students, please contact the assistant to the dean.
- CEHD Academic Year Graduate Student Assistantships – While most graduate student research assistants are funded through grants and teaching assistantships, CEHD provides select funding for academic-year assistantships to support the work of faculty. To apply for this type of support, please complete the form circulated by the director of research annually in March.
- CEHD Summer Graduate Research Assistant Program – CEHD co-funds with the Department of Human Development and Family Services and the School of Education students to work with professors 20 hours per week for a duration of eight weeks during each summer. To request graduate student research support, please complete the form circulated by the director of research annually in February.
- Research Apprenticeship Work-Study – UD’s Work Study Program allows faculty to hire undergraduates as research assistants.
- University Graduate Scholar Award – UD’s Graduate College offers competitive tuition and stipend funding for graduate students, allowing them to work with faculty in 20-hour-per-week assistantships.
Research Funding Resources
- Funding Opportunities – View available funding opportunities for sponsored research projects offered by federal and state agencies and private foundations.
- Grant Budgeting and Management Support – CEHD’s Financial Service Unit (FSU) provides excellent pre- and post-award support.
- Incentives/Support for Center Grants, Large Grants and Training Programs – Assistance is available in the form of administrative support, editing and course release for certain types of grants. Please contact the director of research to discuss support if you are planning to write a large grant (over one million dollars), a center grant or a training grant.
- CEHD Proposal Lab – Support is available for the review of your grant idea or proposal, either in a mock panel format or through individual feedback. Contact the director of research to learn more.
- CEHD Individual Support – The director of research is available to discuss your research idea, possible funding sources, collaborators, partners and more.
- Foundation Grants – UD offers special assistance for those seeking foundation grants. Please contact the UD Corporate and Foundation Relations team to learn more.
- Proposal Academies – UD offers a year-long NIH Proposal Academy and a six-month NSF Career Proposal Academy to provide mentoring, review and other support for submitting NIH and NSF Career Proposals.
- Seed Grants – UD offers several internal grant programs, including the General University Research Program (GUR), the University of Delaware Research Foundation (UDRF) and UDRF-Strategic Initiatives (UDRF-SI).
- William T. Grant Foundation – As a private grantmaking institution, the Foundation currently funds high-quality empirical research, with the ultimate aim of improving the lives of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States. It provides a free consultation service and software to aid in the design of group-randomized studies.
Teaching & Advising Resources
- Overview of UD Resources for Teaching Online – The four core Faculty Commons partners (PCS, CTAL, ATS and the Library) prepared this overview to help faculty feel even more comfortable teaching online by tapping existing resources at UD. The Overview has a quick reference chart of available training and other resources. It also has a “where do I start if I want to learn…” that guides instructors to the most appropriate teaching resource. Resources include self-paced asynchronous classes, short-courses, longer institutes, 1:1 consultations guides etc.
- Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning(CTAL)– Many services and resources to support your teaching, including help with course design, engaging students, assessing student learning and soliciting feedback.
- Information for faculty about Undergraduate Summer Scholars
- Faculty Commons – Offers a variety of instructional assistance, including help with technology for the classroom. Visit the lounge in 116 Pearson Hall.
- Faculty Peer Observation Program
- Undergraduate Advising Resources – Includes the Blue Hen Success platform (BHS), which helps UD leverage data and manage advising resources to improve student success.
- Career Center – Offers many resources to support students’ job searches and professional development.
- Registrar’s Office – Information on courses, grading, advising, transfer credit and more.
- Academic Calendar
Other Helpful Links
- CEHD Communication Templates – Templates for flyers, brochures and reports are available to download.
- Office of the Provost – Chief academic officer.
- UD ADVANCE Institute – NSF-funded institute that aims to increase opportunities for UD’s women faculty. It provides many resources to support faculty.
- Faculty Senate – Coordinates faculty governance at UD.
- American Association of University Professors (AAUP)– UD chapter of the AAUP represents full-time faculty members on the issues of wages, salaries, hours, vacations, sick leave, grievance procedures, sabbatical leaves and other terms and conditions of employment as set forth in the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
- Diversity Caucuses
- CT Caucus