Endowed Faculty Chairs

A minimum gift of $50,000 will begin a faculty Learning Leadership Chairs in one of two categories. Category I awards are awarded to faculty to fund a proposed learning experience that supports the mission, vision, and values of Valencia College and has a connection to student learning. Category II awards provide funding for projects that enhance learning-centered activities and/or foster professional development departmentally, college wide, within a discipline, or within the central Florida community.

Apply for Endowed Chair

Application deadline is Thursday, July 1, 2021.

The Endowed Chairs for Learning Leadership program has been established to recognize and promote academic excellence at Valencia College. The program honors outstanding members of the Valencia teaching faculty and provides resources needed for advancement of instruction at Valencia. In contrast to endowed chair programs at four-year institutions, which aim to attract preeminent researchers, this program recognizes and supports the Valencia faculty.

Learning Leadership Chairs have been established in two categories. Category I awards are awarded to faculty to fund a proposed learning experience that supports the mission, vision, and values of Valencia College and has a connection to student learning. Category II awards provide funding for projects that enhance learning-centered activities and/or foster professional development departmentally, college wide, within a discipline, or within the central Florida community.


Sample Applications

* Fillable application provided for your convenience, please follow one page 12 pt. font guidelines. Sample applications provided below for your review.

Year Endowed Chair Recipients
2016/2017 Endowed Chair Recipients
2015/2016 Endowed Chair Recipients
2014/2015 Endowed Chair Recipients
2013/2014 Endowed Chair Recipients
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2011/2012  Endowed Chair Recipients
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2008/2009  Endowed Chair Recipients
 
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