A. Departments and units should prepare a brief written proposal as follows:
1. Introduce the visiting scholar or artist and explain the intended benefits of the individual’s visit. Provide details regarding the purpose, length of stay, planned activities, and the means for evaluating the experience.B. Forward your proposal to your Dean.
2. Explain how the visiting scholar or artist will interact with students, faculty, and staff. Note: Preference is given for scholars or artists who will interact broadly with the University community.
3. Preference will be given to collaborative proposals involving two or more departments and/or units.
C. Upon approval from the Dean, the proposal should be forwarded to the Affirmative Action Office.
D. The Affirmative Action Office will consult with the Provost, who will grant awards based on campus priorities.