Mount Ida College
Application for Sabbatical Leave
During the Academic Year 2008-09
Name of applicant:
Rank of applicant:
Date of last sabbatical (if applicable):
Term of sabbatical requested (Fall, Spring or Academic Year)
Application Check List
__Applicant is a full-time, tenured faculty member
__Application has provided seven years of full time service to the College since service began or since last sabbatical
__Sabbatical plan attached
__Current curriculum vitae attached
__Letters of recommendation from colleagues, if applicable, attached
Sabbatical Leave is available to faculty members who have been in the employ of the College for seven years on a full-time basis. A faculty member wishing to exercise the sabbatical privilege must present a written proposal describing his/her intention for professional improvement no later than November 4 of the year prior to the intended sabbatical year, and may include written recommendations by colleagues pertaining to the proposal. Exceptions to the deadline of November 4 due to unusual circumstances will be considered. Upon approval by School Directors, the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees and the President of the College, requests for sabbatical leave will be considered for approval by the Board of Trustees.
Sabbaticals are granted for purposes of attaining an advanced degree or for purposes of research in the faculty member's field of study or in a related field of study.
Sabbaticals are granted for one academic year at half-salary or one-half academic year at full salary. It is understood that the faculty member will return to the full-time employ of the College in his/her School/Department for the year following the sabbatical year.
I have reviewed the rules outlined in the Sabbatical Leave Policy in the Faculty Handbook. In submitting this application, I agree to abide by these rules.
Signature of applicant:
Title of sabbatical project:
Please provide the following information in the space allowed and attach extra pages, if needed:
Provide a brief summary statement of your proposed sabbatical project. Identify how your proposed project relates to the mission of the institution.
Briefly describe the objectives of your proposed project and the timetable you would implement to achieve them during the sabbatical period. If applicable, identify objectives which would extend beyond the sabbatical period and the proposed timetable for meeting them.
Outline your proposed methods for achieving the above objectives.
Describe the benefits to your scholarship, teaching, and/or professional development that would result from your participation in the proposed sabbatical activity.
Describe how your plan would contribute to and/or enhance the educational experience of the students.
Briefly relate your credentials and professional experience to the subject matter of the proposed sabbatical project. Attach a current curriculum vitae and, if applicable, letters of recommendation from colleagues in support of the sabbatical project.
Outline your plan for sharing the results of the proposed project with the Mount Ida College community upon return from sabbatical leave.
Provide any further information relevant to the evaluation of your proposal not already covered in your responses to the above items.
Please submit three copies of your application, curriculum vitae, and other attachments, if applicable, to the Vice President for Academic Affairs on or before November 4, 2007. Your School Director should also be provided with one copy of your application package by November 4.