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Academic departments and deans offices provide the most direct support of faculty research, through conference travel funds, new-equipment acquisitions, journal subscriptions, and book purchases. To supplement this support, Academic Affairs offers opportunities for collegial encouragement and mentoring through regular writing retreats.

Finding the Time: Faculty Writing Retreats

(all faculty)

Intensive writing retreats (a.k.a., boot camps) in those nooks and crannies of the academic year – fall break, early January, spring break, late May, summer. Intensive daylong writing sessions with breaks for food, community, and perhaps a bit of healthy griping. Come with an achievable goal and good attitude. We’ll do the rest. Retreats held at the Loyola/Notre Dame Library. Sign up in advance with the Office of Academic Affairs so that we can make arrangements. More information, including schedule.

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

(all faculty)

We also partner with the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs to ensure that faculty are aware of junior and senior sabbatical opportunities, summer research grants, and external grant possibilities.

If you have an idea for a program or need, contact Beth Kotchick, associate vice president for graduate academic affairs.