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Faculty development leaves

Timeline and application process for Single semester leaves, Sabbatical leaves and Sabbatical supplements.

Questions regarding faculty development leaves should be directed to Jane Glazebrook, Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, 612-624-5194.

The College strongly encourages faculty to take advantage of the professional development opportunities that semester leaves and sabbaticals allow. These leaves enable faculty to acquire new skills and knowledge, as well as to enhance communication of knowledge to students and society. As a result, they benefit the individual, the students and the University of Minnesota, the citizens of the state and all who are affected by the research, teaching, creative activity and service mission of the University.

Single semester leave

Eligibility
  • Probationary Faculty: After two academic years of service
  • Tenured Faculty: After four years of academic service
Required forms
Requests due in the CBS Dean's Office
  • January 15; decision by end of February
Report of leaves granted due in Provost's Office
  • End of March

Sabbatical leave

Eligibility
  • Leave of up to one year after six academic years of service
Required forms
Requests due in the CBS Dean's Office
  • Accepted any time throughout the year (should be discussed with department head at least one-year prior to requested start of sabbatical; application preferred by end of January)

Sabbatical supplement

Eligibility
  • Faculty who are tenured at the time of sabbatical application
Required forms
Requests due in the CBS Dean's Office
  • January 15; decision by end of February
Report of leaves granted due in Provost's Office
  • End of March