Faculty Professional Travel Fund

compassThe Faculty Professional Travel Fund supports faculty in their scholarly and creative work. Eligible faculty may use these funds :

  1. to defray travel costs of presenting scholarly papers, chairing or responding to sessions, or presenting creative work at professional meetings in their discipline or interdisciplinary area(s) at a professional conference;
  2. to defray travel costs of attending a conference specific to their discipline or an interdisciplinary area(s) related to their teaching and/or scholarship.

Policies and Forms

Faculty Conference Presentations

Note: As of August 31, 2011:

  • All reimbursements for mileage are capped at a maximum of $350.   
  • Food costs will be reimbursed provided itemized and reasonable receipts are submitted. 
  • Full-time visiting faculty in their second or successive year of a full-time faculty position may apply for up to $700 in professional conference travel funds only if they are presenting at the conference.
  • Canada will NOT be included in the International Supplement travel funds.
  • To be eligible for reimbursement, Travel Expenses must be submitted prior to travel and in the academic year in which the travel was taken.
  • Due to a rapidly changing travel environment, the Kendall Center reserves the right to deny requests for expenses.