Society of Vincent de Paul Professors > Membership
The Society of Vincent de Paul Professors invite applications for new members to be inducted at the end of the 2016–2017 academic year.
History and Mission of the Society
The Society was formed during the 2003–2004 academic year and underwent a reorganization in AY2007–2008. The Society's goals are promoting the ideal of the teacher-scholar and enhancing the educational mission of the University in ways consistent with its distinctive values. The goals of the Society are promoted through initiatives proposed by society members. The Society promotes the ideal of the teacher-scholar model by:
Rights and Privileges of Membership in the Society
Society members are granted the title "Vincent de Paul Professor", have access to discretionary funds to support their professional development and co-curricular experiences for students, and enjoy various ceremonial privileges. The Society's membership reflects the diverse fields of study at the university.
Current activities include:
Additional activities are developed over time and will reflect the interests of the members as well as the overall goals of the Society.