Time requested by faculty member to attend a conference or workshop designed to enrich the faculty member's professional life. Examples: ALA, OLC, ALAO, OELMA. This includes presentations at conferences and workshops as well as attendance. Other types of professional activities which are not conference/workshop, i.e. State/National committee work will be considered on a case by case basis.
Up to 10 working days within fiscal year -- Request begins in department with supervisor. Denial at department level must be accompanied by written justification.
More than 10 working days within fiscal year -- Request begins in department with supervisor. The supervisor will indicate approval or disapproval. Disapproval requires written justification from the supervisor. Then the request is referred to CAC using Conference/Workshop Leave Request Form. CAC will review and recommend approval or disapproval to the Dean. Denial is at the sole discretion of the Dean.
As noted above
Faculty Absence Authorization
Conference/Workshop Leave Request (if beyond 10 days)