Background and Purpose: The purpose of Minot State Universityís Faculty Sabbatical Program is to renew and embolden our faculty members as teachers and scholars. The award of a sabbatical is a privilege predicated on the faculty memberís record of positive contribution to the university. The granting of faculty sabbaticals is competitive and will be evaluated against clear criteria.
|Second Friday in August||Sabbatical appraisal reports from collge dean to vice president for academic affairs|
|First Friday in September||Completed application by faculty member submitted chairperson|
|Second Friday of September||Chairperson forwards application with "Review by Chairperson" for recommendation to college dean|
|First Friday of October||College peer review committee completes peer review identifying the strengths and weaknesses of the sabbatical application and fowards review to college dean|
|Second Friday of October||College dean fowards application with "Review by College Dean" and recommendation to faculty senate sabbatical review committee|
|Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving break||Faculty senate sabbatical review committee makes recommendations to university president|
|Friday of final exams week||University president makes announcement of those receiving sabbatical for the next academic year|