Academic Guidelines

ACG15 Regulations Regarding Use of Support Funds and Receiving Outside Compensation During Sabbatical Leaves of Absence (Formerly HRG15)

Policy Status: 

Active

Policy Steward: 

Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

 

GUIDELINE'S INITIAL DATE: April, 1983
THIS VERSION EFFECTIVE: January 1, 2010

  • Purpose
  • Permission for Expenditure of Funds
  • Augmenting Sabbatical Leave Stipend
  • Outside Compensation
  • PURPOSE:

    To provide an information supplement to AC17, Leave of Absence With Pay (Sabbatical).

    PERMISSION FOR EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS:

    A Dean may approve the expenditure of funds to cover, in full or in part, travel and other expenses directly related to the express purposes of a sabbatical leave. Such requests, to be considered on an individual basis, require the express approval of the Dean, the Vice President for Research, or the VicePresident for Commonwealth Campuses, as appropriate.

    AUGMENTING SABBATICAL LEAVE STIPEND:

    A faculty member may augment the sabbatical leave stipend with funds from a grant or contract if approved by both the Dean (or the Vice President for Research or the Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses) and with written approval from the granting agency. In no case shall the total exceed the amount of the normal full salary of the individual for the period of the leave.

    OUTSIDE COMPENSATION:

    A faculty member may receive outside compensation while on sabbatical leave with these provisions:

    • The compensated activity must not interfere with or duplicate the express purpose of the sabbatical leave.
    • Any consulting assignments while on sabbatical shall be governed by the provisions of HR42 and AC80.
    • No faculty member may be on the regular payroll of another organization while on leave, unless the activity is an approved part of the sabbatical program.

    NOTE: If there is to be a change in the information supplied regarding outside compensation, prior approval should be obtained from the Dean, the Vice President for Research, or the Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses, as appropriate.

    UPDATES:

    1/1/2010 - The title Senior Vice President for Research was changed to Vice President for Research.

    11/2/06 - Changed Vice President for Research to Senior Vice President for Research.