University Sabbaticals, Fellowships & Faculty Awards Committee

2021-2022 DATES

  • Jepson Fellowship Application Due Date: October 13th
  • Sabbatical Application Due Date: N/A
  • Waple Professorship Application Due Date: December 3 (submitted to college deans)
  • Faculty Awards (see and Due Dates:
    • March 7, 2022 for the Board of Visitors Faculty Leadership Award
    • March 28, 2022 for all other faculty awards


  • At-Large
    • 2022 Janie Lee (Associate Professor, CAS)
    • 2024 Josephine Antwi (Assistant Professor, CAS)
  • College Representatives
    • 2022 Jason James (Associate Professor, CAS)
    • 2023 Wei Chen (Associate Professor, COB) – Secretary
    • 2023 Kyle T. Schultz (Associate Professor, COE) –  Chair


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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.