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TRANSFORM THIS!

STRATEGIC TRANSFORMATION CHALLENGE GRANTS

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about the Challenge

The Office of the Provost invites all faculty and staff to participate in a Strategic Transformation challenge to conceptualize and enact change across the University's campuses based on Goal #5. 

Selected applicants will receive a $1,500 Transform This! Challenge Grant to put their ideas into action.

Deadline to apply is February 24, 2020.

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ARE YOU UP FOR THE CHALLENGE?

Last year nearly 1,000 faculty, staff and administrators participated in a Strategic Transformation process to identify the University’s key strengths and points of differentiation and to collectively imagine future opportunities and possibilities. That collective vision was shared with the University community in Fall 2019.

For Spring 2020, the Office of the Provost is challenging the WVU community to continue this momentum by offering $1,500 Transform This! Challenge Grants for projects and activities that promote Strategic Transformation Goal #5.  

Strategic Transformation
Goal #5

Be a university that advances a culture, climate and organizational structure that promotes sustainability, well-being and an enriched quality of life.

Now is your chance to make the vision come to life and inspire your colleagues toward strategic transformation.

  • Do you have an idea for an event or activity that brings people together around a common purpose or mission related to Goal #5?
  • Do you have an idea for how WVU can build spaces and places that promote accessibility, fellowship and collaboration among the university community?
  • Do you have an idea to nurture a welcoming workplace with infrastructure, practices and policies that promote wellness and career growth?

Think broadly to support faculty, staff and students!

WHO CAN APPLY?

Any WVU faculty or staff member can apply. Applications can be submitted by a single individual, a group or an entire unit. Each project entry must have an identified project leader and have supervisor's prior approval.

TIMELINE

  • Announcement of challenge: Feb. 10, 2020
  • Challenge application deadline: Feb. 24, 2020 (11:59 pm)
  • Award notification: Feb. 28, 2020
  • Project completion: May 15, 2020

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All project applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on February 24, 2020. Each submission must include name(s) of project leader and participants, WVU supervisor approval, contact information, a project name or title, a brief description of the project, and proposed timeline and budget.

All Transform This! Challenge Grant recipients will be expected to document and share the results and impact of their project or activity. Be sure to document your progress through photos and/or video! All projects will be shared on the Strategic Transformation website and other WVU channels.

QUESTIONS?

Email: provost@mail.wvu.edu