University Sabbaticals, Fellowships & Faculty Awards Committee


  • Jepson Fellowship Application Due Date: September 6th, 2016 at 5:00 PM
  • Sabbatical Application Due Date: September 6th, 2016
  • Jepson Fellowship Application Review Meetings:
    • September 15th at 3:00 PM (Woodard 226)
    • September 22nd at 3:00 PM (Woodard 223)
  • Waple Professorship Application Review Meeting:
    • January 17th at 4:00 PM (HCC 211)


  • At-Large
    • 2018 Shumona Dasgupta (Assistant Professor, CAS)
    • 2019 Eric Lorentzen (Associate Professor, CAS)
  • College Representatives
    • 2017 Dave Henderson (Assistant Professor, COB)
    • 2018 Teresa Coffman (Professor, COE) - Chair
    • 2019 Caitie Finlayson (Assistant Professor, CAS) - Secretary


John Morello, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs


2.6.7  The committee’s duties are to:

.1 Recommend to the Provost which sabbatical applications (as sent forward to the Provost from the deans) and which Jepson Fellowship proposals should be presented to the Board of Visitors for their approval and subsequent funding;

.2 Recommend to the Provost the faculty members who should receive the Grellet C. Simpson Award, the Graduate Faculty Award, the Outstanding Young Faculty Award, and the Topher Bill Service Award;

.3 Recommend to the Provost which faculty members should be selected as UMW’s nominees for the SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award;

.4 Study and recommend to the University Faculty Council and the Provost, as appropriate, changes in policies, application procedures, and evaluation criteria to be applied concerning university-wide faculty development grants, sabbaticals, Jepson Fellowships, and UMW faculty awards; and

.5 Perform other duties as assigned by the University Faculty Council.