Fund for Intellectual Renewal and Enrichment (FIRE) Pre-Approval Request
In order to encourage and support enrichment programs, the College of Arts & Sciences allocates funds to departments and programs to sponsor activities that will contribute to the growth and vitality of academic life and intellectual pursuits at either the undergraduate or graduate levels.
The Fund for Intellectual Renewal and Enrichment (FIRE) may be used by departments and programs for visiting scholars, guest artists, lecture series, individual speakers, conferences, and faculty retreats. Annually, each department may use up to $2,000 of this fund and each program may use up to $500.
For further information about the Fund for Intellectual Renewal and Enrichment (FIRE) and the procedure for requesting these funds, see the College of Arts & Sciences Policy Manual (www.slu.edu/x16361.xml).