Big Ideas Proposal Timeline

October 30, 2020 - Proposal Deadline

Call for Proposals

  • Proposals solicited through email from Provost to all faculty and staff
  • Submitted through online form on Big Ideas website
  • Formation of Big Ideas Committee to review submissions

November 2 - 20, 2020

Submission Review and Project Selection

  • Big Ideas Committee reviews submissions

December 2020

Project Selection Announced

  • Provost announces selected projects
  • University Advancement supports development of fundraising materials for selected projects
  • Development officers begin fundraising


You can find additional information on the Big Ideas FAQ webpage or by contacting Nicole Anable, Assistant Director for Campaign Management, by email at or by phone at 512.245.4055.