UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH PROCEDURE 02-05-01

CATEGORY:               ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
SECTION:                   Faculty Development
SUBJECT:                  Sabbatical Leave
EFFECTIVE DATE:   January 30, 2004 Revised
PAGE(S):                    1

I.    PURPOSE

      To outline the application process for sabbatical leaves.

II.   SCOPE

      This procedure is applicable to all qualified faculty members as established in Policy

      02-05-01, Sabbatical Leave.

III.  ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

      Application for sabbatical leaves must have the endorsements of the appropriate

      department chair, the dean or campus president, and in the areas of the Health

      Sciences, the Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences.

      Sabbatical leaves are approved by the Provost.

IV.  PROCEDURE

      Applicant                                       1.   Prepare an application for sabbatical leave which
                                                                  includes:

                                                                  a.   A prospectus of the projected scholarly or

                                                                        other appropriate activity

                                                                  b.   A statement of the requested time period of

                                                                        the leave

                                                            2.   Obtain the endorsements of the appropriate

                                                                  department chair and the dean or campus

                                                                  president and in the areas of the Health Sciences,

                                                                  the Senior Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences.

                                                            3.   Forward the application to the Provost before

                                                                  December 1 of the academic year preceding the

                                                                  desired period of leave.

      Provost                                          4.   Grants or denies the leave.

VI.  REFERENCE

      Policy 02-05-01, Sabbatical Leave