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Sabbatical Leave Application

Applications are due October 28, 2013 for leaves in 2014-15.

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

Fall 2014, extra course off in Spring 2015
Spring 2015, extra course off in Fall 2014
Full year sabbatical, 2014-15
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). This will be placed on the Faculty Development website and should be appropriate for a general audience. If you have any pictures that would help explain the project, we would like to have those for use on the site as well.

2. Description of the project:

Provide a description of your project (maximum five pages) in a letter to the Dean of Faculty, 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) an explanation of how the product 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 are applying for Fisher Supplemental Funds and/or for Professional Development Funds as part of your leave project.

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.