Faculty Development


Probationary Faculty Support Grant: FacDev

Provides funding for 3-units of reassigned time during Fall or Spring to assist probationary, tenure-track faculty to be productive with their research or creative activities in order to meet the qualifications for retention, tenure or promotion.

TUC Learning-Centered Teaching Grant: FacDev

An internal Faculty Development grant to develop and implement innovative teaching ideas to promote your learning-centered instruction. Awardees receive access to a faculty learning community and a stipend.

Faculty Success Grant: FacDev

While this grant has been on hold due to recent budget cuts, please check back soon for updates on when this grant can be reinstated; we expect it will. This grant is for faculty who would like to engage in a professional development activity and make a compelling case that this opportunity would directly benefit ALL three areas of faculty engagement (teaching, scholarship, AND service).

Other Funding Opportunities

CSUN Research Scholarship & Creative Activities Awards

Each year, the CSU Chancellor's Office provides funding to each campus to support faculty research, scholarship and creative activity, interpreted broadly to mean the disciplined quest for broadening human understanding. The Research & Sponsored Projects office (RSP) also offers a Summer Grant Program to provide additional pay to support the development of a proposal for external funding.

CSUN Diversity & Equity Innovation Grant

A grant established to support educational projects, scholarly research, creative activities and other programmatic initiatives that promote diversity, equity and inclusion, anti-racism and social justice for the benefit of the CSUN community; sponsored by the Office of the President and the Office of the Provost in conjunction with the President’s Commission on Diversity & Inclusion.

CSUN Service-Learning Teaching Grant

Provides CSUN faculty with support as they develop and implement innovative ideas that promote learning-centered instruction

CSUN Research Fellows Program

Tenured and probationary faculty are invited to submit proposals to become a Research Fellow with the outstanding recognition and formal temporary appointment to pursue compelling research or a creative activity. It is an appointment of distinction and honor.

Where is Faculty Development located?

Valera Hall 215 (formerly University Hall)
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8473


How can I contact Faculty Development?



Who are the people in Faculty Development?

FacDev Base Team
New Faculty Foundations Committee
Probationary Faculty Grant Review Committee
Learning Center Grant Review Committee
Active Learning Ambassadors
eLearning Ambassadors