Thriving as an Associate Professor Series

The Thriving as an Associate Professor Series is a set of seminars designed to assist mid-career faculty in strategizing for a successful career.

Making the Most of Your Sabbatical

Are you planning for a sabbatical? Whether you are going on one next semester or sometime in the future, don’t miss this session! We will discuss expectations regarding sabbaticals and how you can make the most of your time during your leave.

Thursday, September 19, 2019
1:00 – 2:30 PM
1030 at NCSA, 1205 W Clark St, Urbana

View documents and information for the Sabbatical workshop. (University login credentials required.)

As outlined in the March 11, 2020 massmail from Chancellor Robert J. Jones and Provost Andreas C. Cangellaris, university-sponsored events, including the following Thriving as an Associate Professor seminar, have been suspended. The health and safety of our Illinois family and our community is our highest priority.

Please contact the Special Events office at or 217-300-2736 if you have any additional questions regarding this event cancellation.

For official news from the university, please refer to, which is a central repository with links to resources, a list of the latest updates, FAQs, and contact information for specific concerns.

Publicly-Engaged Scholarship: Service, Teaching, and Research that Counts

We will discuss ways faculty members can engage in community-oriented scholarly activities. We will share ideas, examples, and resources from across campus to support faculty members who are interested in or are currently publicly engaged in research and creative activities, instruction, and service.

See the previous academic year’s Thriving as an Associate Professor Series.