The College of Liberal Arts and Purdue University support faculty scholarship, creative endeavor, and teaching through a variety of programs and grant competitions that provide additional resources.
Empowering Excellence: A Support Fund for Liberal Arts Scholarship supports and promotes excellence in liberal arts research and creative endeavor. In partnership with the Provost and the Vice President for Research, Empowering Excellence provides continuing financial resources for faculty through a number of development programs, including Aspire, PROMISE, Innovate, CREATE!, 2Teach, and Engage. In addition, the College supports faculty through EVPRP programs. Together, these programs provide comprehensive internal support to promote research and creative endeavor in the College. Building Purdue University’s reputation as a comprehensive university, Empowering Excellence is designed to move the College of Liberal Arts to the next level of excellence through the support of faculty research and creative endeavor.