Eligibility - Tenured faculty within Arts and Sciences are eligible except: (1) Instructors; (2) Faculty with active Burke Awards or start-up accounts; (3) Faculty holding endowed professorships (also referred to as "Named Chairs"). Instructors will continue to have access to professional travel and dissertation completion support up to $800 during the period in which they hold that rank.
Allocations - All eligible faculty are entitled to an annual FR/PDF allocation of $3,000. Any unspent portion of the individual FR/PDF may be carried forward for use into the next fiscal year up to a maximum of $6,000 (for a maximum total of $9,000 in any given year). Faculty may not borrow against future FR/PDF allocations.
Guidelines - In utilizing the allocations provided by this fund, individual faculty must adhere to all Dartmouth policies and procedures and must meet all Internal Revenue Service stipulations regarding appropriate expenses and required documentation. All expenses must be reimbursed within the fiscal year in which they are incurred. As with other faculty research funds, the money provided in this fund may not be used for faculty compensation of any kind. These funds may not be used for office furniture (home or office).
These monies can be used to support several of the expenses associated with ongoing research and professional development activities. These include:
Access to Funds -
The Arts and Sciences Finance Center (ASFC) will administer the program. Submit all invoices, properly completed Business Expense Reimbursement Forms (BER), Request for Payment Forms (RFP), Miscellaneous Income Payment vouchers (MIPV) etc., to the ASFC for payment processing. Faculty Funding Reports are available to faculty members who have active FRPDF accounts. Information on enrolling can be obtained here.
Last Updated: 9/25/15