Purpose of Sabbatical Leave Statement

A statement of not more than 25 words should be provided which can be presented to the Board of Trustees. It is important that this be a concise statement of the purpose of the leave understandable to an educated layman.

Samples of such statements are:

"To complete a major series of paintings which deal with alterations of the rectangle in combination with painted illusions."

"To complete a study of feeding mechanisms in carnivores and to develop a graduate course on the physiology of human feeding."

"To complete research and write a monograph on the theme of the American claimant in the 19th Century American fiction, and to read in American literary scholarship."