Article XXVI: Research and Development Grants and Programs

A. Research Grants

During the life of this Agreement, the University shall provide annually at least one hundred sixty thousand dollars ($160,000) for research grants evaluated by the University Research Grant Committee.

B. Educational Development Grants

During the life of this Agreement the University shall provide annually at least fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) for educational development grants evaluated by the University Educational Development Grant Committee.

C. Academic-Staff Professional Development Program

The University shall continue the Academic-Staff Professional Development Program for members of the academic staff.

During the life of this Agreement the University shall provide annually at least thirty thousand dollars ($30,000) for the Academic-Staff Professional Development Program designed, conducted and evaluated by the Academic-Staff Professional Development Program Committee.

D. Committee Procedures and Composition


The procedures for selecting the University Research Grant Committee, the University Educational Development Grant Committee, and the Academic-Staff Professional Development Program Committee are to be consistent with the procedures specified in Article XXX.

E. Unexpended Balances

In the event that the amounts stated in Sections A, B, and/or C of this Article are not expended in any one (1) year, the surplus for that year will be added to the amount provided for this purpose in the following year.