For all travel authorizations, reimbursements and cash advances please use the College of Liberal Arts, Central Business Services website:
The Faculty Profile WebPage Database — or “sandbox” — allows faculty members to maintain their professional information displayed on the departmental in a single location; that information can then be displayed within any COLA web sites with which the faculty member is affiliated. Video Tutorial - http://www.laits.utexas.edu/colaguides/content/faculty-sandbox
Eligible faculty will be guaranteed up to $1,200 per academic year for travel expenses to present original papers at scholarly and professional meetings. This includes reimbursement for all allowable travel related expenses (such as lodging, meals, transportation and registration, which are non-taxable reimbursements), and can also be used to cover extra childcare expenses incurred because of the travel (a taxable reimbursement). An approved “Request for Travel Authorization” or RTA must be on file prior to making the travel. These funds may be used for foreign or domestic travel.
Provides tenured faculty members with the equivalent of one semester's salary (based on their academic base rate during the year of the award) so that they can devote full time to research. Only tenured associate and full professors may apply for FRAs.
Provides tenure-track assistant professors with the equivalent of two months' salary (based on the academic base rate during the year of the award) to enable the recipient to concentrate on research and writing during the summer session. Only tenure-track assistant professors are eligible for these awards. Applications from others will be returned.
Allows faculty to request staff support for planning events, incuding- room reservations, ordering catering, and publicity. Available as filliable .pdf document. Please complete and submit 2 weeks in advance, if possible.