Monday, November 1

Final Exams

Tuesday, November 2

No events scheduled

Wednesday, November 3

9:30 - 10:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Community Engagement Center, Sorensen Hall, 1st floor

6:00 PM - Augustana Historical Society Annual Meeting
After dinner, Dr. Anne Boaden will present "Mentors, Models and Mavericks," offering a preview of her forthcoming book on the women of Augustana, planned for release later this year. Guests are welcome
Wilson Center

Thursday, November 4

12:00 AM - Application deadline for winter term graduation

2:00 PM - Freize Lecture: The Augustana Music Legacy
James Lambrecht speaking on the Augustana Symphonic Band, founded in 1874.
Coffee and conversation follow each 45-minute presentation
Rock Island Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island, Illinois

3:00 - 5:00 PM - Service-Learning & Civic Engagement Teach-in
Please RSVP to Darrin Good
Wilson Center

Friday, November 5

7:00 PM - Augustana Synod and The Covenant Church
This symposium will feature Augustana President Emeritus Thomas Tredway
It commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Augustana Synod and the 125th anniversary of the Evangelical Covenant Church.
North Park University in Chicago

Saturday, November 6

6:00 PM - Swedish Smorgasbord Benefit
All homemade food: potato sausage, meatballs, ham, brown beans, rye bread, oostakaka, rice pudding, pickled herring, fruit soup, scalloped potatoes, and more.
Proceeds benefit Relay for Life.
Ticket price is $10. Call 309-593-2373 to purchase tickets
Swedona Lutheran Church, 1493 Knoxville Rd., Lynn Center, IL

Sunday, November 7

No events scheduled



Volume 8, Issue 11 - November 1, 2010


Augustana's Grants Website:


Presidential Research Fellowship

Eligibility: All tenure-track and tenured faculty
Deadline: December 15
Notification: January 15; funding dispersed July and August

Presidential Research Fellowships are intended to support faculty research, scholarship and artistic work at Augustana. The fellowships will pay up to $4,000 for a faculty research project to be undertaken in the summer. Up to $750 is available for travel and expenses. The proposal should constitute a new area of research, a new area of an existing research agenda, or support for substantial, ongoing work. Proposals are invited in any of the four areas of scholarship: discovery, teaching, integration and application (outlined by Ernest Boyer in Scholarship Reconsidered) as well as in artistic work. Proposals are competitive and will be reviewed and ranked by an off-campus evaluator.  Priority will be given to faculty who were not awarded a Presidential Research Fellowships in the previous year. Faculty members who have summer research funding as part of their contracts in a given year are not eligible for Presidential Research Fellowships in that year.  PRF funds are available only to tenured and tenure-track faculty. 

Submission to a peer-reviewed journal-or the equivalent for an artistic project-is normally expected within a year (by July the following year); in disciplines where such a deadline is inappropriate, please include a date for submission in the proposal. A report on the research, a copy of the letter of submission, and a copy of the paper will be due at the same time. Publication or acceptance by the following year will result in an additional $1,000 stipend.

Submit proposals to Mary Koski in Academic Affairs. 

Responsibilities of the Grantee