University of Southern California


Helping Faculty Write Effective Proposals: Best Practices for Department Chairs

Who Should Attend

Course is designed for Chairs of Academic Departments that are engaged in research, or would like to be engaged in research.

Course Description

A panel of USC Department Chairs will present innovative approaches for helping faculty write effective proposals. Topics will include mentoring junior faculty, peer review of draft proposals, offering incentives and rewards for faculty and providing effective administrative support.


Randolph Hall, Vice President of Research (moderator), plus panel of department chairs.


One 90 minute session. Offered once per year.

Next Course

February 2, 2010 | 4:00 – 5:30 PM | Location: Office of Research, Credit Union Building CUB 329


Tips on Mentoring for Department Chairs

Course Registration

To register, please RSVP at least one week prior to the first class via email, indicating the course(s) you are attending, to

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