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Sabbatical and Pre-Tenure Leave Application

Applications are due October 29, 2014 for leaves in 2015-16.

Please consult detailed information about leaves on the website before beginning your application.

Sabbatical Fall 2015, extra course off in Spring 2016
Sabbatical Spring 2016, extra course off in Fall 2015
Full year sabbatical, 2015-16
Pre-tenure Leave, fall 2015
Pre-tenure Leave, spring 2016
Pre-Retirement
Other (specify in description section)

1. Title and abstract of the project:

Include a title and an abstract of the project (approximately 300 words). Your title and abstract will be placed on the Faculty Development website and should be appropriate for a general audience. Any pictures that explain the project would be helpful for use on the site as well.

2. Description of the project:

Provide a description of your project (maximum five pages) that includes: a) a clearly defined and articulated goal; b) a well-thought-out plan for achieving that goal; c) how the project fits into your overall professional development plan; d) how the project will enrich DePauw's intellectual community; e) a clear, tangible product (the results of your leave); f) list all IGC awards you currently hold (if you are requesting funding for multiple projects, you should include a statement explaining the relationship between the projects; g) an explanation of how the product for your leave will be reported. Please note that a report on your project will be due on the first Monday of classes in the semester after your leave ends.

3. Budget:

Include a proposed budget if you know in advance you will apply for Fisher Travel Fund and/or for Fisher Professional Development Grant as part of your leave project. This would be helpful to allow approval of the funds with your leave proposal.

4. Department Chair/Dean/Program Director Confirmation:

Your Chair/Dean/Program Director should send an email to Terry Bruner (tbruner@depauw.edu) acknowledging that he/she has read the application and that he/she will work with you to determine the best time to take the leave in relation to department needs.