UL Faculty may take Professional Improvement Leave in one of the following ways.
Option #1: 136 calendar days in length with full benefits and 100% of the Faculty member's salary.
Option #2: 272 calendar days in length with full benefits and 50% of the Faculty member's salary.
3.1 These leaves can begin no earlier than the beginning of the fiscal year which encompasses the academic year for which the sabbatical was granted. They must conclude no later than seven calendar days before the beginning of the next academic year.
3.2 Leave days within UL do not need to be taken consecutively. A Faculty member may request flexible scheduling through discussion with the supervisor. Final approval must be obtained from the Dean.