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Center for Teaching & Learning

Administration 304F
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.8528

Center for Teaching and Learning

The Center for Teaching and Learning supports various faculty research and development opportunities. If you have questions after reviewing this information, please contact Melissa Wilson, Center for Teaching and Learning Coordinator, at 8528 for more information.

How Departments Receive Reimbursement for Travel Funding

Please refer to the University’s travel regulations for information on allowable expenses and required documentation. The faculty member will complete all required travel documentation through his or her department and the department will a copy of the Travel Expense Voucher to initiate reimbursement from the Center for Teaching and Learning to the department. Please send a copy only via email to or interoffice mail to JCKL 3005.

Departments will be reimbursed only for funding approved by CTL prior to the date of travel. It is the responsibility of the faculty member to submit the CTL funding application prior to travel.

Speaker Series Grant Reimbursement Request


Maximum Award

Deadlines and Guidelines

(All grants must receive approval prior to travel or project)

Institutional Improvement Grant Funding for project to improve classroom environment and/or method of instruction. Determination based on scope of project and available funding. Ongoing
Instructional Research and Development Grant Funding to support the departmental costs associated with faculty release time for personal development of teaching and learning methods. Determination based on scope of project and available funding. Ongoing. Recipient to submit a written report to the Center for Teaching and Learning and lead a presentation.
Professional Enhancement Committee Mini-Grant Biannual committee funding for field research, resource materials, workshops, and panelists/consultants. Determined each funding period by committee.

Deadlines and guidelines determined by committee and announced each fall, and spring if funding remains, to faculty.

Deadline: October 12, 2015

Speaker Series Grant Supports departments bringing guest speakers to campus to further enhance UCM goals and mission. $600 One Speaker Series Grant per academic department, per fiscal year. One award per month, July 1 - June 30.

Faculty Travel Grant

Funding to support faculty travel to technology or pedagogical conferences and workshops. $1,000 - effective 9/15/2015 One travel grant per faculty member, per fiscal year, July 1 - June 30.
Central Technology Grant Awarded to academic departments for the purpose of improving and expanding UCM's academic and technological infrastructure. $15,000 Deadline: October 12, 2015