The State of New York/United University Professions Joint Labor-Management Committees have allocated $16,865 to SUNY Cortland for the Individual Development Awards (IDA) Program for the period July 2, 2011 through March 31, 2012.
Completed applications with required attachments are due by the end of the business day on Monday, Feb. 6, to the UUP Chapter Office, Moffett Center, Room B-5, to the attention of the Professional Development Committee (PDC).
Application forms may be downloaded at http://www.nysuup.lmc.state.ny.us/forms/app.html and also are available in the Research and Sponsored Programs Office and in the UUP Chapter Office.
The SUNY Cortland Campus PDC has established the following procedures for applying for benefits under this program.
IDA is intended to assist eligible employees in developing their full professional potential and in preparing for advancement. IDA funding may be provided for enhancing teaching, research capabilities, and improving professional knowledge and skills. All expenses must be incurred during the period July 2, 2011 through March 31, 2012. The maximum award under this program is $1,000. Note that only one application encompassing one activity per applicant is permitted.
Details about the program can be found online at the New York State UUP website, in the Research and Sponsored Programs Office, Miller Building, Room 402, or in the UUP Chapter Office, Moffett Center, Room B-5. IDA applications are reviewed on campus by the Campus PDC, which makes all award decisions.
The PDC intends to initially dedicate 15 percent ($2,530) of SUNY Cortland’s 2011-2012 IDA funds to eligible part-time employees.
For more information about the program, contact Glen Clarke in the Research and Sponsored Programs Office by email or at (607) 753-2511 or Gretchen Herrmann in the Library by email or at (607) 753-2899. Do not submit IDA applications or budget summary forms to Albany. In addition, neither President Erik Bitterbaum’s signature nor UUP Chapter President Jamie Dangler’s signature is needed on any IDA Application.