Ranked faculty can apply to participate in the academic year exchange with Qingdao University in the Shangdong Province of the People’s Republic of China. The person chosen to go from Missouri State to China will teach conversational English and might be asked to teach a course in his or her own discipline. Missouri State will pay the faculty member’s salary and airfare. Qingdao University will provide a small stipend for food and a one-bedroom apartment on campus. Apply to the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Carrington 210, (836-8501).
Ranked faculty are encouraged to investigate the opportunities available in the Fulbright Commission. Opportunity announcements, brochures, and applications are available from the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) at 3007 Tilden Street, NW, Suite 5L, Washington, DC 20008-3009. The telephone number is 202-686-4000. The fax number is 202-362-3442. The web address is www.cies.org. Materials can be ordered directly from CIES through the web site. All proposals should be placed on file with the Office of Sponsored Research and the appropriate college dean.