GUIDELINES FOR AWARDING OF THE KAHL ENDOWMENT
FOR INTERNATIONALIZING THE CURRICULUM
The purpose of the endowment is to provide funds for faculty travel related to the
internationalization of the curriculum. Funds are not available to support travel for international
conferences. The following guidelines govern the awards:
I. Faculty submit a proposal to the academic vice president who has the final
approval on the allocation of the funds.
- Funds are considered on a rolling basis, but for programs requiring an
expenditure during any particular budget year, no proposal will be
accepted after March 1. Our budget (fiscal) year runs from June 1st
through May 31st.
- Any request received after a program has already begun will not be
considered for funding.
- Requests for support received within a month of the commencement of a
program will be handled on a low priority basis.
II. The proposal should contain the following:
- Statement of goals.
- Rationale for use of funds and relationship to internationalizing the
- Evidence of how the project activities (a) would relate to a specific
international course, including when the course would be scheduled, or (b)
would otherwise specifically contribute to the internationalization of the
- A letter of support from the faculty member’s department chair and
approval by the appropriate dean.
- A budget showing how the funds would be used.
III. The academic vice president determines the amount of the award.
IV. The faculty member submits a report to the academic vice president with copies
to the dean and department chair upon his/her return. The report should include a
copy of the course syllabus and/or a detailed explanation regarding how the
international experience will give students greater exposure to international