Furthering your education?
Forging community ties?
"Giving back"--here or abroad?
If you say "yes" to any of these questions, and you, your program(s), the College and our students will benefit from your proposed leave experience...
Click here and review Section I 9 Leaves: Sabbatical and One Semester Non-teaching Assignment; Section I 9.1 Sabbatical Leaves; and Section I 9.2 Semester Non-teaching Assignment Leave (pp. 67-69). Here is a Word document containing these sections.
Submit application form to your Dean or appropriate administrator for a sabbatical/leave taken in the following academic year
by January 20th
All application materials shall be received by the Committee
Committee makes recommendations to the President
Leaves and Sabbaticals can be life or career-changing events. Each one is unique, but they all share the common characteristics of being beneficial to the faculty member, program(s), the College, and our students. Interested in hearing from previous sabbatical/leave recipients? Looking for insight and recommendations prior to submitting your proposal? Here are lists of previous recipients:
Kirk Overstreet, Assistant Provost of Instruction
Tom Brady, Associate Dean, Public Services
Kris Fay, Dean, Business and Technology
Marianne Hunnicutt, Dean, Social/Behavioral Sciences and the Library, and Interim Dean, STEM
Scott Banjavcic, Engineering
Lisa Ely, Respiratory Care
Lisa Higgins, English
Debra Smith, Library
Essay on How to Enjoy a Sabbatical, by Sybil L. Holloway
Five Steps to a Successful Sabbatical, by Chris Tachibana
More Sabbatical/Leave Articles and Books from the COD Library Catalog
sabbaticalhomes.com Yes, there are Web sites and assistance for finding housing while on Sabbatical/Leave--this is one of several available!