Office of Academic Affairs


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Sabbatical Guidelines for Purdue Fort Wayne Faculty

Indiana University and Purdue University Missions (OAA Memorandum 05-5) [PDF]

(Version without tables)

Call for Applications

2018 Call for Applications [PDF]

Application for Sabbatical Leave 


Senate Document SD 06-14  (Sabbatical Leaves)

Purdue FW Policy [PDF]

Sabbatical Report Form



Academic Affairs seeks to support faculty, chairs and deans in all aspects of their academic professional lives. To that end, we provide specific support for new faculty and administrators; reappointment, promotion and tenure processes, and ongoing support and recognition for teaching and research. Please contact Dr. Dixson with any questions or suggestions for making your Purdue Fort Wayne life more productive and successful.

Teaching and Learning

Marcia Dixson

Marcia Dixson, Associate Vice Chancellor for Teaching and Learning, leads initiatives for faculty support and resources. Dr. Dixson, professor of communication, earned a B.S.E. and M.A. in English Education from Northeast Missouri State University (now Truman State University) and a Ph.D. in Communication Research from University of Iowa, Iowa City. She began at IPFW in 1993 as an Assistant Professor.  

Besides teaching and doing research in family communication and scholarship of teaching and learning she has served in several administrative roles: Basic Course Director, Graduate Director and Chair of Communication and the first Director of the Center for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning.

Contact Dr. Dixson by phone at 260-481-6558 or by email.

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