Faculty Resources

Research Calendar: List of forms and deadlines.

New Faculty Orientation: Download a slideshow highlighting information new professors need to be aware of in the area of research and creative scholarship.

Faculty Activity Report (FAR): The annual faculty research and creative activity award has been established to recognize research and creative scholarship of Andrews University faculty members. Awards are given to each faculty member who submits an annual Faculty Activity Report with scored activities.

Faculty Research Grant (FRG): Andrews University, through the Office of Research and Creative Scholarship, competitively awards Faculty Research Grants (FRG) on a yearly basis to qualified university faculty. University faculty members from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. The pre-proposal (recommended) submission deadline is January 31 with final submission due by February 28. Applications will be reviewed, and notification of awards made by March 31. 

Research Faculty Status: The designation “Research Faculty” is given to faculty members who excel beyond the minimum university requirements for research and creative scholarship, in recognition of the time and effort required to maintain an active productive research program. Tenured and tenure-track faculty are eligible for “Research Faculty” status.  

External Grants: The Office of Research and Creative Scholarship actively supports faculty in identifying funding sources and preparing effective proposals for external support.  The Scholarly Research team will facilitate the development of competitive grant proposals to external foundations and agencies.

General Conference Grants: Occassionally, Faculty Research Grants are eligible for funding from the General Conference. In the event that a project is funded by the GC, all funds are routed through the Office of Research and Creative Scholarship

Undergraduate Research Scholar (URS): The Office of Scholarly Research & Creative Scholarship awards Undergraduate Research Scholar awards of $1000 to undergraduates involved in an independent research project under the guidance of a faculty mentor, in the mentor’s area of expertise.  The awards are available each semester of the academic year and during the summer.

Graduate Assistantships (GRA): Graduate Research Assistants may receive up to $3,000.

Grant Writing Grants: Grant Wiring Grants to support our faculty in securing time to write and submit external research grant applications.

Predatory Publishers: The James White Library provides a number of resources regarding journals that are considered to be predatory rather than respected academic outlets.

Research Software: Andrews University has site licenses for NVivo, SPSS, and Endnote. 

Forms and Documents: Download common forms including check requests, expense reports, contracts, etc.