Stephen F. Austin State University

Faculty Development Leave

Faculty Development Leave Committee (2013/2014)


Appointed by the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs and consisting of seven elected, full-time faculty members, one from each academic college and one from the Library. Elections will be held within each college.


Provost convenes and attends first meeting of the academic year, when there is no Chair. The committee then elects the Chair at this meeting.


Two-year, staggered


To make recommendations on applications from full-time faculty members for Faculty Development Leave for additional study or for research and writing for a period of either one semester at full pay or a full year at half pay.

Name Title Dept/College/Office Term Ends
Dr. Leon Young Professor Agriculture 2014/2015
Dr. Treba Marsh Professor Accounting 2014/2015
Dr. Susan McDonald Professor Chemistry 2013/2014
Dr. Carolyn Abel Professor Elementary Education 2013/2014
Dr. Rick Jones
Professor Theatre 2013/2014
Dr. Robert Allen Associate Professor History 2014/2015
Mr. Kyle Ainsworth Librarian Library 2013/2014