All leaves, sponsored or unsupported, personal or professional, are subject to the approval of the Director, the Dean and the Provost.
University leaves include but are not limited to:
1. Research leaves.
2. Leaves of absence without pay.
3. Faculty professional improvement leaves.
Operational Procedures and Policies regarding the FPIL can be found in the Policy Register under Operational Procedures Regarding Faculty Professional Improvement Leaves (sabbatical leaves) 3342-6-12.101
Research/Creative Activity appointments.