Pro Bono Consulting or Speaking Engagements

Definition: Consulting or speaking which is done free of charge, except for any directly reimbursed expenses, or as a service. The Professional Service Leave policy addresses this area. It is repeated here for convenience.

Professional Service Leave Definition: Time taken by a faculty member for the purpose of sharing her/his professional expertise on a volunteer basis, with a professional organization, a local community organization, agency or school.

Examples: State/National committee work, presentation at a local public school, or before a community group.

Extent: see Professional Development Leave Policy

Approval: Supervisor & Dean

Form Required: Faculty Absence Authorization