Felician University is a member of The Faculty Resource Network (FRN) headquartered at New York University (NYU). The FRN is a nationwide consortium of over 50 universities and colleges that collaborate and support faculty development. One of the FRN benefits available to Felician faculty is the University Associate Program which offers free access to the Bobst NYU libraries, permission to audit a course for free, and invitations to attend seminars and colloquia organized by NYU.
Another popular offering of the FRN is the Network Summer Seminar, which run for one week in June at NYU. Each year, colleagues from around the world gather to study together. A list of the upcoming seminars is posted on the FRN website, and there is an application process to follow. In January, the FRN runs the Network Winter Seminar, a week-long intensive seminar at a host institution.
In addition, there is the Summer Scholar-in-Residence program, which runs for three to four weeks, and a Semester Scholar-in-Residence program which runs for a semester. These programs allow Network faculty who are either on summer vacation, leave, or sabbatical from their home institutions to go to NYU to engage in research, develop curricula, and/or produce manuscripts for publication during the Summer, Fall, or Spring semesters. Throughout their residency at New York University, Scholars have an opportunity to confer with NYU faculty who serve as Research Consultants and who are both aware of the Scholars’ project and knowledgeable in their field. Participation in this program not only enhances the faculty members’ knowledge and skills but also the intellectual milieu of the home institution.
Over the years, Felician University faculty members have attended Summer and Winter Seminars. They have presented at the FRN National Symposium, used the library resources of NYU through the University Associates Program, and attended other workshops and seminars offered by NYU in conjunction with this FRN.
For questions concerning the FRN, email Dr. Sylvia McGeary who is the Liaison Officer for Felician University.
For information about upcoming events and application deadlines, visit the FRN website.