Roanoke College

Faculty Research Year

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FACULTY RESEARCH YEAR

PURPOSE & SCOPE:

Designed to encourage and assist the faculty member in research pursuits without a complete cessation of teaching. It is intended as an alternative to the leave of absence and to the sabbatical leave programs, not as a substitute for them.  Grantees are expected to devote an amount of time to the research project at least equivalent to the released time: 1) up to a two-course reduction in teaching load for the year, and or 2) release from all committee and new student advising assignments and release from all departmental assignments except teaching.

PERSONS ELIGIBLE:

Full-time member of the teaching faculty who has at least three years of service at the College.

APPLY TO: Faculty Development Committee

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 1 for the following academic year.


A written report must be submitted to FDC within the first six weeks of the regular semester following use of funds.