Skip to main content

Professional Development

Faculty Engagement and Development

Faculty Engagement and Development (FED) is a faculty-driven, administratively supported organization that provides high-quality programming and resources to support the continual professional development and successful career progression of faculty members.

Provost's Travel Fund

The Provost’s Travel Fund is designed to provide the University of Houston's tenured and tenure-track faculty members and librarians with opportunities that enhance their research and scholarship while increasing the visibility of the institution by supporting travel to present their peer-reviewed research findings or creative activity at professional meetings with a national or international audience.

Global Faculty Development Fund

The Global Faculty Development Fund (GFDF) was established to further faculty involvement in the globalization process of the university. This Provost initiative will increase both the assortment and quality of UH’s global programs by helping faculty to defray the costs of engaging in innovative global activities.

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

All UH faculty have access to the NCFDD, a nationally recognized organization that provides a virtual professional development and mentoring community that helps faculty members.

Talent Development

Talent Development under Human Resources offers staff and faculty classes and resources on leadership and management.

Faculty Awards

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is proud to sponsor a number of awards for faculty, with the vision of promoting and recognizing excellence at the University of Houston.