Department of Political Science Travel Policy
Depending on sufficient budgetary resources being available, each tenured or tenure-track participant member will be allocated $3,000 per academic year in funding to participate in academic conference. Participation will normally be understood to mean delivering a paper, serving as a respondent, presenting on a roundtable or chairing a panel.
If sufficient budgetary resources are available, nontenure line faculty will be allocated $2,000 per academic year in funding to participate in academic conferences. Participation will normally be understood to mean delivering a paper, serving as a respondent, presenting on a roundtable or chairing a panel.
The chair may allow the use of some portion of these funds for research travel or attendance at a conference at which the faculty member will not be participating in the sense noted above.
Additional travel funds may be allocated for:
- Program directors, faculty coordinating Academic Program Reviews or responsible for self-studies connected with accreditation for trips essential to their administrative responsibilities.
- Faculty accompanying students to conferences, competitions, etc
In applying for permission to travel and seeking reimbursement, faculty members must comply with all relevant university policies.
Travel forms can be accessed through the faculty Canvas site.