​Welcome to the Sabbaticals, Fellowships, and Awards Committee

Sabbatical Applications for Academic Year 2020-2021 due October 31, 2019 at 4:00PM​

Sabbatical-Fall2020-Spring2021.docx

Fellowship Applications for Academic Year 2020-2021 due October 31, 2019​ at 4:00pm

Fellowship-Application2020-2021.docx

Scope & Function

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

  1. Develops and makes available a set of formal standards and matrix that will be applied in sabbatical and fellowship applications.

  2. Establishes procedures and timelines governing sabbatical and fellowship applications.

  3. Publicizes the availability of and faculty members’ eligibility for sabbaticals and fellowships.

  4. Provides workshops that clarify the sabbatical and fellowship applications and the evaluation process.

  5. Evaluates sabbatical and fellowship recipients’ reports summarizing their experiences and activities.

  6. Nominates the Faculty of the Year for approval by Senate.

Committee

Membership: Faculty and Administrators, 2:1 ratio

Faculty

  • George Davison, Chair
  • Angeline Misaghi
  • Sandra Hutchinson
  • Lauren Movius
  • ​​Sharon Teruya
  • Mary Eshaghian

Administrators

  • Sherri Lee-Lewis, Vice Chair
  • Dione Carter

MS Word DocumentSabbatical and Fellowship Recommendations 2017-2018

2018-2019 Meetings

Date/TimeDocuments
September 20, 2018, 1:15 pm, Library Conference Room PDf FileAgenda
Minutes.docx
November 1, 2018 12:45 pm, Science​ Conference Room Agenda.pdf
Minutes 11.1.18.docx
​February 28, 2019 2:15 pm
Skybox
Agenda_02.28.19.pdf
Minutes-02.28.19.docx
​​May 2, 2019 2:15 pm
Skybox
Agenda5_2_2019.pdf
Minutes-05.02.19.docx

2017-2018 Meetings

Date/TimeDocuments
September 21, 2017, 12:45 pm, Library Conference Room PDf FileAgenda
PDf FileMinutes
October 26, 2017 12:45 pm, Library Conference Room PDf FileAgenda
PDf FileMinutes
November 30, 2017 12:45 pm, Library Conference Room​ PDf FileAgenda
PDf FileMinutes
March 22, 2018 12:45 pm, Library Conference RoomCanceled
​May 10, 2018 12:45 pm, Library Conference Room PDf FileAgenda
PDf FileMinutes

2016-2017 Meetings

Date/TimeDocuments
September 22, 2016, 12:45 pm, Library Conference RoomAgenda
PDf FileMinutes
November 3, 2016, 12:45 pm, Library Conference RoomAgenda
PDf FileMinutes
December 1, 2016, 12:45 pm, Library Conference RoomAgenda
PDf FileMinutes
March 9, 2017, 12:45 pm, Library Conference Room PDf FileAgenda
PDf FileMinutes
May 18, 2017, 12:45pm, Library Conference Room PDf FileAgenda
PDf FileMinutes

2015-2016 Meetings

Date/TimeDocuments
October 1, 2015, 1:00 pm, HSS 261 PDF FileAgenda
PDF FileMinutes
October 8, 2015, 1:00 pm, HSS 261 PDF FileAgenda
PDF FileMinutes
November 5, 2015, 1:00 pm, HSS 261 PDf FileAgenda
PDf FileMinutes
December 10, 2015, 1 pm, HSS 261 PDf FileAgenda
PDf FileMinutes
February 25, 2016, HSS 261 PDF FileAgenda
PDF FileMinutes

2014-2015 Meetings

Date/TimeDocuments
November 6, 2014, 3:15 pm, Science 251 MS Word FileAgenda
MS Word FileMinutes
November 20, 2014, 3:15 pm, Science 251 MS Word FileAgenda
MS Word FileMinutes
December 11, 2014, 11:15 am, Science 251 MS Word FileAgenda
MS Word FileMinutes
May 14, 2015, 11 am, Skybox MS Word FileAgenda
Minutes

Sabbatical Application and Related Information

  • PowerPoint File Sabbatical Application Pointers (October, 29, 2015 Presentation)

  • Sabbatical reports should be sent to the sabbatical chair no later than the eighth week of the semester following a sabbatical. Reports may vary from person to person, but a basic report should include:​ the objectives outlined in the proposal, how those objectives were met and any supporting documentation.

Sabbatical Recipients

DateApprovals
2017-2018 PDf FileApproved Fall
2016-17 PDf FileApproved Fall and Spring
2015-16 MS Word FileApproved Fall 2014
MS Word FileApproved Spring 2015
2014-15 MS Word FileApproved Fall 2013
MS Word FileApproved Spring 2014

Sabbatical Proposals and Reports

Faculty MemberDocuments
Dianne Berman, Political Science​, Spring 2018​ PDf FileProposal
Ebrahim Jahangard, Math, Spring 2018 PDf FileProposal
Mark Trujillo, Art, Fall 2016 PDf FileReport
George Davison, English, Fall 2016 PDf FileReport

Fellowship Application

Fellowship Proposals and Reports

Faculty MemberDocuments
Hari Vishwanadha, English, Spring 2018 PDf FileProposal
Shanon Zusman, Music, Spring, 2018 PDf FileProposal
Siel Ju, Fall, 2016 PDf FileReport

Hayward Award 2018 Nominations

Awards

  • 2017 SMC Faculty of the Year and Nominee for Hayward Award for Teaching Excellence: Professor Laura Manson!

  • 2015 Nominee for Hayward Award for Teaching Excellence: Professor Lorrie Ivas, Business

  • 2012-13 SMC Faculty of the Year: Professor Eric Oifer

  • 2012-13 Nominee for Hayward Award for Teaching Excellence: Professor Eric Oifer, Social Science