Dean of the Faculty Publication Subvention

Funding to support publication of research and scholarship


Publication Subvention funds may be used to specifically support the publication of books of research and scholarship by tenured and tenure-track faculty in Arts and Sciences.


Professor, Associate Professor, and Assistant Professor.



After completion, forward the request to the appropriate Associate Dean's Office for review. Expect follow-up questions. 



Amount TBD each academic year.

Any unspent portion may be carried forward into the next fiscal year if included in the request or through written approval by an Associate Dean.

Fund Administration

Publication Subvention funds are administered by the Arts and Sciences Finance Center (ASFC). The faculty member is the responsible account holder for the award. All invoices, business expense reimbursements, and requests for payments are required to be submitted to the ASFC.

In utilizing the allocations provided by this award, individual faculty must adhere to all Dartmouth policies and procedures and must meet all Internal Revenue Service stipulations regarding appropriate expenses and required documentation. All expenses must be reimbursed within the fiscal year in which they are incurred. Accounts are not be overspent. In the event and overspend occur, repayment or reallocations of expense must occur. All items purchased with funding are property of the College. Upon departure from the College, use of the funds and disposition of purchased property is at the discretion of the College.

Please contact the ASFC or directly to your analyst in the ASFC with any questions regarding Fund Administration details.

Allowable Expenditures

Subventions directly to publishers as well as editing, indexing, image rights, and translation fees.

Payments to individuals for services such as editing, researching, and indexing for publications are allowable, though not eligible as reimbursement. In these cases, invoices for these services are paid directly by Dartmouth as outlined in the Procure to Pay Guide.

Ineligible Reimbursements

  1. Faculty salaries — release time during an academic year or extra salary during a free term
  2. Tangible goods (computers, software, paint, etc)
  3. Commercial, non-academic expenses. Examples:
    1. Promotional expenses
    2. Commercial license fees
    3. Additional goods for resale
  4. Lifetime memberships in and/ or to professional organizations and periodicals
  5. Out-of-pocket payments directly to individuals for services (e.g. editing, researching, and indexing payments are paid directly by Dartmouth as outlined in the Procure to Pay GuideContact the ASFC for details.)