All leaves, sponsored or unsupported, personal or professional, are subject to the approval of the Chair, the Dean and the Provost. University leaves include but are not limited to:
1. Research leaves (See UPR 3342-6-11.8 ).
2. Leaves of absence without pay (See UPR 3342-6-11.9).
3. Faculty professional improvement leaves (See UPR 3342-6-12).
4. Research/Creative Activity appointments (See UPR 3342-6-15.3).