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SECTION 800 - PERSONNEL

SECTION 800 - HUMAN RESOURCES 

802.0808         LEAVE/PROFESSIONAL LEAVE FOR ACADEMIC YEAR FACULTY

PROCEDURE

The following guidelines are used for granting professional leave for faculty on Academic year contracts:

A.  Faculty are encouraged to participate in professional activity that does not interfere with the regular and punctual discharge of their official duties. Professional activities meet one of the following criteria:

    1. is a means of personal professional development;
    2. serves the community, state, or nation;
    3. is consistent with the mission and objectives of the institution.
  1. Requests for professional leave which occur during the academic semester and require absence from the classroom must be made by the faculty member two weeks in advance through his/her immediate supervisor.
  2. Appropriate arrangements for classes missed and other professional responsibilities must be made by the faculty member through his/her immediate supervisor.
  3. As a general rule, professional leave will not be granted for more than eight days in an academic year and/or for more than five days in any semester. Any exceptions to this policy must be approved by the Vice President for Educational Affairs.

 

Revised: 4/99; 11/01; 2003

Approved by CAB 6/25/03

 

 

 


UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF GEORGIA

 

LEAVE OF ABSENCE FORM

 

Recommendation for leave of absence from ____________________________________________

 

Name of institution ________________________________________________________________

 

Name: ___________________________________ Social Security No.: ______________________

 

Inst. hire date: ________________ Rank or title: _________________________________________

 

School, college, or division: __________________________ Department: _____________________

 

Current salary: _____________ Contract: __________ Budget page & pos. no. ________________

 

Number of semesters to date: _______________________________________________________

 

Period and type of leaves granted previously: ___________________________________________

 

 _______________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 Effective date and period of leave now recommended: ____________________________________

 

 _______________________________________________________________________________

 

Purpose of leave (name institution if for advanced study): __________________________________

 

________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

It is recommended that leave be granted (with/without) ___________________ pay. If with pay, what

 

Amount $_________. State funds: $__________; Federal funds: $__________; Other $_________.

 

Agreement: I, the undersigned petitioner for leave, do hereby agree that I will return the full amount of compensation received from the institution while on leave if I should not return to the institution for at least one year of service after the termination of my leave.

 

                                                                                Signature: __________________________________

 

Leave recommended by:

 

Department Chair: ______________________________________________     Date: ________________

 

Dean of Academic Services: ______________________________________     Date: ________________

 

Provost:                                                                                                                  Date:                   

 

Executive V.P. for Financial and Administrative Affairs: __________________    Date: ________________

(Approval only required in instances where there are fiscal implications.)

 

Vice President for Educational Affairs: _______________________________    Date: ________________

 

President: _____________________________________________________    Date: ________________

 

Revised: 4/99; 11/01

Revised by CAB: 4/03