The True Value of a Sabbatical | Higher Education and academic research |

How the one activity a professor chose to take him away from his work became a central part of it.

College professors know that sabbaticals provide valuable time to focus on our research and disciplines. However, when it came time for my sabbatical back in 2008, all I really wanted to do was ... nothing. - By Domenick Scudera, The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 3, 2012