Academic Professional Advisory Committee

The Academic Professional Advisory Committee (APAC) serves in an advisory role to the chancellor and provides representation of academic professional staff in UIS governance.

APAC Professional Development Funding is Now Available

The Academic Professional Advisory Committee (APAC) is pleased to announce that Provost Dennis Papini has made FY 2020 funding available to assist academic professionals at UIS with professional development.  Each academic professional employed at least 50% time may apply for up to $1,200 for use toward any aspect of professional development during FY 2020 (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020).  Examples include subscriptions to journals, conference and meeting registration, conference travel, workshops, and costs associated with a college course.  There will be one round of funding this year, and awardees will be notified by Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

Applications should be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on Friday, September 13, 2019.  Prior to submitting your application, please carefully read the instructions.  All applications must be submitted through the Webtools form “UIS APAC Professional Development Funding Application – FY 2020.”  Please remember that applicants must upload a completed APAC Professional Development Funding Budget / Cost Share Certification Form with their application, and that the applicant’s supervisors signature must be on the APAC Professional Development Funding Budget / Cost Share Certification Form if the applicant’s unit is providing cost share.  (The APAC Professional Development Funding Budget / Cost Share Certification Form can be found in the instructions.)

If you have questions, please contact Rebekah Grosboll at rlanp01s@uis.edu or (217) 206-8545.