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Sabbaticals

Members

     Faculty

  • Mary Colavito, Chair
  • Mary Bober
  • Jae Lee
  • Karen Legg
  • Christina Gabler
  • Marc Trujillo

​     Administrators

  • Mona Martin, Vice Chair
  • Ida Danzey
  • Sherri Lee-Lewis

     Scope and Function: Sabbaticals, Fellowships and Awards Committee
     Membership: Faculty and Administrators, 2:1 ratio
     Structure/Scope:
     The Committee recommends to the Board of Trustees the awarding of leave time
     and financial stipends to support individual faculty as they pursue worthwhile professional
     development activities, such as formal study, independent research, creative projects, field
     studies, or travel related to their profession not otherwise possible through a normal
     workload assignment.
     Functions: 
     A. Develops and makes available a set of formal standards and matrix that will be applied in sabbatical
         and fellowship applications.  
     B. Establishes procedures and timelines governing sabbatical and fellowship applications.
     C. Publicizes the availability of and faculty members’ eligibility for sabbaticals and fellowships.
     D. Provides workshops that clarify the sabbatical and fellowship applications and the evaluation process.
     E. Evaluates sabbatical and fellowship recipients’ reports summarizing their experiences and activities.
     F. Nominates the Faculty of the Year for approval by Senate.

 


Fall Semester 2014 Meetings--TBD


SABBATICAL APPLICATION AND RELATED INFORMATION
Samples of Sabbatical Proposals:

Professor Eric Oifer, Sabbatical awarded for Fall 2013

Professor Mary Colavito, Sabbatical awarded for Spring 2008

Our gratitude is extended to Professor Eric Oifer for permitting the Sabbaticals, Fellowships, and Awards Committee to post his successful Sabbatical Proposal.  These proposals are posted purely for informational purposes.

 

 FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION

   2014-2015 Fellowship Application

    Fellowship Application Pointers (PowerPoint presentation given 3/18/14)

    


HAYWARD AWARD

Awards

  • 2012-2013 SMC Faculty of the Year: Professor Eric ​​​Oifer
  • 2012-2013 Nominee for Hayward Award​​ for Teaching Excellence: Professor Eric Oifer​​