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About Scholarship at CWU

CWU is committed to the creation, dissemination, and preservation of knowledge through research, scholarship, and creative expression. Engagement in scholarly and creative expression activities adds benefit for students, the university, and local, regional, and global communities.  As a member of the faculty, you are expected to be a teacher-scholar working in the interests of your students, your discipline, and the region.

These pages provide a one-stop shop for scholarship and creative expression resources at Central Washington University. Scholarship Resources provide policy and professional development resources. Scholarship Support Systems gives information on the management systems and software used at CWU to support scholarship and creative expression. Scholarship Forms has links to forms related to scholarship and creative expression including sabbatical application, grant writing forms, and travel forms.

Scholarship Workload: A typical faculty workload will have around 13% (6 wlu) dedicated to scholarship and creative expression. The Collective Bargaining Agreement between the United Faculty of Central and CWU guarantees untenured tenure-track faculty six workload units of scholarship annually.

Reappointment, Tenure, Promotion, and Post-Tenure Review: Faculty are expected to produce scholarship and creative works according to the University, college, and department criteria. University and college criteria can be found on the Provost’s website under Faculty Resources.

Please contact the Associate Provost for Undergraduate and Faculty Affairs if something you need is missing so it can be added.