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:
a. Research leaves (See UPR 3342-6-11.8 ).
b. Leaves of absence without pay (See UPR 3342-6-11.9).
c. Faculty professional improvement leaves (See UPR 3342-6-12).
d. Research/Creative Activity appointments (See UPR 3342-6-15.3).