Applications for 2014-2015 sabbatical leaves are due to department chairs by October 11, 2013.
As per the IFO Master Agreement 2011-2013, "The purpose of a sabbatical leave is to enhance professional development, support department/unit goals, and and/or meet the instructional, service, or research priorities of the university." A faculty member "shall be granted a sabbatical, upon request, after either, a year of service following an initial award of tenure, or completion of ten (10) years of service, and thereafter upon request after ten (10) years of service following conclusion of the faculty member's last sabbatical leave." (Article 19, Section C)
A faculty member wishing to apply for a sabbatical should forward his/her completed sabbatical application to the department chair. After reviewing the application and consulting with the department, where applicable, the chair should forward the sabbatical application to the dean (no later than October 25, 2013).
Prioritization of sabbatical requests, in the event that more than 25% of the faculty (based on FTE) are eligible and request a leave is as follows:
Approvals of sabbatical requests are dependent on the university's ability to fund replacements.2014-2015 Sabbatical Application Form2014-2015 Sabbatical Information Memo from Provost Blackhurst