Dean's Faculty Conference Fund" (formerly known as 1% fund)

This is a funding program which supports attendance at professional conferences. It is now administered by R&D.

Full time faculty are eligible for the "Dean's Faculty Conference Fund."  A set amount (currently $670) is identified for each faculty member on an annual basis.  The funds can accumulate for up to three years.

The intent of the "Dean's Faculty Conference Fund" is to support faculty attendance at conferences and meetings where the faculty member is not presenting.  It can also be used in combination with an R&D travel to present grant if the expenses exceed the limits of the R&D grant.

To apply for the "Dean's Faculty Conference Funds" please use the "Advance Notice of Intended Travel" form to The form will also be on the application page.  Please apply in advance whenever possible.  Use the R&D Expense Form with your receipts for all travel.  If you combine Dean's Faculty Conference Funds with an R&D travel grant, only one expense form is necessary.