Sabbatical Leave Review Committee


The committee will evaluate applications for faculty sabbatical leaves and make recommendations. Both the committee recommendation and the provost’s recommendation are forwarded along with the applicant’s file to the president.


The associate provost as designated by the provost, two full-time continuing faculty members elected by each of the academic colleges and one faculty member who is not affiliated with the colleges to serve two-year rotating terms. Deans and departmental chairs are ineligible to serve, and no more than one member of a department may serve at a time. Members may not serve successive terms (excluding the associate provost). The committee selects its own chair annually.


Member Term Title
Kurt Boniecki Permanent Associate Provost
Kyle Mattson 2016 CFAC
Liz Smith 2017  CFAC
Elson Bihm  2016 CHBS
Betty Sessum 2017  CHBS
Patty Kohler-Evans 2016 COE
Susan Barclay 2017  COE
Kristen Epps 2017  CLA
Lynne Rich 2016  CLA
Alex Chen 2016  COB
Mark McMurtrey  2017  COB
Sally Entrekin 2016 CNSM
Vickie McDonald  2017  CNSM


Early October, after the October 1 deadline for fall sabbaticals, and early March, after the deadline for spring sabbaticals.

Reports to


Page last updated: May 6, 2016