A complete proposal for sabbatical/educational leave shall be submitted with the Request for Leave of Absence PERS 917 form to the appropriate department or unit chairperson no later than September 15 of the academic year preceding the leave. The proposal shall contain the following:
An individual granted a sabbatical/educational leave assumes a professional obligation to return to the University for a period of at least one full academic year subsequent to the leave.
Within three months of the completion of a sabbatical/educational leave, a faculty member must file a written report with his/her department chairperson and college dean summarizing the purposes to which the leave was put and listing the publications or other accomplishments resulting there from. This report shall be incorporated into the individual's evaluation for salary increases, promotions, and tenure at the time of the next evaluation for such purposes following completion of the leave.
Judgment of the leave proposal will be based on (University Policy, adopted by the Academic Senate, July 29, 1970):
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