The following materials must be submitted via email to the program director before January 22, 2019, to be considered for LARC 2019:

  1. Identify participant(s) and their departments
  2. Identify the type of curriculum innovation (inquiry-based module, redesigned course, program revision)
  3. A 500-word statement about the proposed curricular innovation, including:
    • the course(s) involved
    • narrative description of the innovation
    • goals of the innovation
    • work plan for the grant period
    • implementation schedule
    • form and schedule for assessment of the innovation in achieving stated goals
  4. A memo from the department chair(s), indicating departmental or program approval for proposed project
  5. A proposed budget for supplies and expenses anticipated in completing the project, itemized
    • NOTE: funds for supplies and expenses are limited and will be granted on a competitive basis. All expenses must be approved by the LARC committee before they occur.
    • STIPENDS: $2,000 available for modules; $4,000 for course revision; $2,000/faculty member for program revision. Faculty members will receive half of the stipend in the upcoming semester; the second half in the next summer, after the project has been assessed and a report has been submitted.


PLEASE NOTE: Progress reports are due at August 31, 2019 for Curricular Innovation Grants, with final reports due May 31, 2020.


Willamette University

Liberal Arts Research Collaborative

900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.

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