Professional Development Assignment (PDA)

We encourage, assist, and support faculty research and creative activities

A PDA provides a maximum stipend, including appropriate fringe benefits, of full salary for one semester or one-half salary
for the academic year.
According to Subdivision 4.15c of the Faculty Handbook, only tenured faculty members are eligible to apply for Professional Development Assignment (PDA). A recipient of a PDA is ineligible for a subsequent PDA during the SIX academic years of
active service following an award.



  • Tuesday, September 6, 2022: electronic application submitted by 4:30 p.m.

Electronic forms need enough time to process, please take this into consideration when submitting.