All leaves, sponsored or unsupported, personal or professional, are subject to the approval of the Chair, and where required by University Policy, the Dean and the Provost. The Chair shall consult with the FAC before making a recommendation to the Dean. The Chair shall reply in writing either authorizing or denying the leave and giving reasons.
University leaves include but are not limited to:
1. Research leaves (See, University Policy Register 3342-6-11.8 ).
2. Leaves of absence without pay (See, University Policy Register 3342-6-11.9).
3. Faculty professional improvement leaves (See, University Policy Register 3342-6-12).
4. Research / Creative Activity appointments (See, University Policy Register 3342-6-15.3).