Date: Revised November 1985
SABBATICAL LEAVE/EDUCATIONAL LEAVE FOR ELIGIBLE NON-CLASSIFIED, NON-FACULTY STAFF
To set forth the criteria and guidelines to be used by non-classified,
non-faculty staff who are preparing
applications for academic year sabbatical/educational leaves.
II. APPLICABLE TO:
All non-classified, non-faculty staff.
1. The sabbatical/educational leave activity should be one
that is judged by the Supervisor, Director and
Vice President to be one of value to the University. The activity should be one which makes an
important contribution to the applicant's field, as well as to the University.
2. The sabbatical leave activity should be one that could not
normally be pursued or pursued as
expeditiously while the staff member is engaged with his/her regular responsibilities. The sabbatical
leave is intended to provide an uninterrupted period of time for scholarly enrichment.
3. The location where the sabbatical leave is to be taken must
serve, and be related to, the purpose of
the leave. The staff member should comment on the importance of the location where the sabbatical
leave will be taken.
4. The sabbatical leave activity should be one involving
retraining or updating to meet the goals and needs
of the University. In either case, the applicant should indicate the thinking and preparation which have
gone into the particular project being proposed.
5. In the judgment of the Supervisor and Vice President, the
past performance of the applicant and/or
the applicant's potential for effectively using the sabbatical leave should make it likely that the
applicant will successfully complete the proposed project.
6. The sabbatical leave applicant's proposal must be
sufficiently specific and detailed to demonstrate that
that the applicant has a well thought-out, viable plan for activity and reasonable assurance that this
activity can be completed within the time period set for the leave.
1. Sabbatical/educational leave applications (six copies)
should be forwarded to the Vice President
by February 1 and to the Assistant Vice President for Human Resource Administration by March 1of
the academic year preceding the leave.
2. The applicant should supply a curriculum vita which
is relevant to the sabbatical leave activity
3. Specific arrangements which have been made for the use of
laboratory space, studio space, or library
facilities should be noted.
4. The applicant should be specific about the intended outcome of the sabbatical leave activity proposed.
5. A time frame for accomplishing sabbatical leave goals
should be established. The applicant should
indicate what portion of the research, writing, or other scholarly activity he or she hopes to complete
during stated periods of the sabbatical leave.
Request for Sabbatical/Educational Leave