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Sabbatical Committee



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Chair Tamra Bireta 3069
Vice Chair Ruth Palmer 2803

Meeting Place:
Meeting Dates: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 1:30-2:50 pm


The Sabbatical Committee makes recommendations to the Committee on Faculty Affairs concerning institutional support for sabbatical leave. The Sabbatical Committee is also responsible for evaluating proposals for sabbatical leave on the basis of established criteria and standards and for issuing a report of recommended and non-recommended proposals to the Provost for action.

11 members:  The Provost or designee convenes and serves on this committee ex officio without a vote; 10 faculty members

2 faculty members from Mathematics/Computer Science and Natural Science (one faculty member from each)

2 faculty members from the Arts (defined to include Art, Music, and Interactive Multimedia) and the Humanities (defined to include English, Modern Languages, Philosophy & Religion, and Women’s & Gender Studies).  One member each.

2 faculty members from the Social Sciences (defined to include African American Studies, Criminology, Communication Studies, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology & Anthropology)

2 faculty members from the School of Education

1 faculty member from Business

1 faculty member from Engineering, Nursing/HES, or the Library


Members 2014-2015

Sabbatical RFP 2015-2016

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September 18, 2013

October 16, 2013

October 23, 2013

November 6, 2013

November 20, 2013

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