About the Program

Benefits for Pulte Institute Faculty Fellows

The Pulte Institute Faculty Fellows program is designed to provide tangible benefits to Notre Dame faculty members through collaborative opportunities; premier access to Pulte Institute expert practitioners; and connections to research, grant opportunities, travel, and worldwide partnerships. Among other benefits, Pulte Institute Faculty Fellows: 

  • Receive priority access to Institute assistance with proposal development when proposals are related to one or more of the Institute's five domains of thematic focus.
  • Receive priority access to Institute assistance with grant and project management for funded research being done by Pulte Institute Faculty Fellows.
  • Receive assistance in promoting publications and research through the Pulte Institute's outreach channels (newsletters, social media, and the like).
  • Receive prioritization from Institute staff, faculty, and administrators when requested for guest lectures and classroom visits to Pulte Institute Faculty Fellows' courses and seminars.
  • Receive and be first-informed of opportunities for their students to become involved in the Pulte Institute's CRS Student Ambassadors program, attend Institute meetings, or participate in Institute events.
  • Have a direct connection to the Pulte Institute's global network of 270+ organizational partners, including federal funding agencies, foundation, corporations, nonprofits, and institutions of higher education. 
  • Have opportunities to join digital and in-person, collaborative groups of like-minded Pulte Institute Faculty Fellows focused around the Institute's five domains of thematic focus. 
  • May request and be first-informed of exclusive opportunities to travel with Institute staff, faculty, and administrators to Pulte Institute education and research projects. 
  • May request and be first-informed of grant buyout opportunities to cover departmental teaching or research obligations, contingent on external grant research funding in partnership with the Institute.
  • May request and be first-informed of periodic seed grant opportunities to cover research or strategic publications. 
  • Potentially receive opportunities to participate in or lead courses within the Pulte Institute's new Summer Institute (currently in development).

Reciprocal Benefits for the Pulte Institute

The Pulte Institute Faculty Fellows program also offers the Institute and its faculty and staff with beneficial results from mutual, deep collaboration with faculty across Notre Dame. Among other benefits, the Pulte Institute:

  • Receives direct access to and support from a dedicated group of professionals focused on developing research and projects related to the Pulte Institute's five domains of thematic focus.
  • Can request that Pulte Institute Faculty Fellows provide guest lectures or visits to courses taught by Pulte Institute faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Can request that Pulte Institute Faculty Fellows attend, participate in, or host Pulte Institute-sponsored events, workshops, conferences, or meetings. 
  • Can highlight Pulte Institute Faculty Fellows' research or strategic publications as part of its ongoing efforts to better the world.