Faculty Leave Policies


Faculty Leave Policies

Faculty Administrative Leave Program
Sam Houston State University is committed to providing faculty development opportunities whenever feasible. The program's purpose is to provide an opportunity for tenure or tenure-track faculty members, through a released-time arrangement, to acquire administrative experience and to contribute professional expertise by serving in a professional level administrative staff capacity in a selected administrative area for a specified period of time. For complete coverage of this policy please refer to Academic Policy Statement 800215, “Faculty Administrative Leave Program.”

Faculty Development Leave
In accordance with The Texas State University System, Board of Regents' Rules and Regulations, Chapter V, Subsection 4.81, “Faculty Development Leaves”, Sam Houston State University provides this policy of development leaves designed to enable faculty members to engage in study, research, writing and similar projects for the purpose of adding to the knowledge available to the faculty, students and the Institution. For complete coverage of this policy please refer to Academic Policy Statement 800328, “Faculty Development Leave Policy.”

Other Leaves of Absence
For complete coverage of policies regarding sick leave, vacation leave, emergency leave, jury duty, maternity leave, military/volunteer firefighters leave of absence, leaves of absence without pay, the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and parental leave refer to Academic Policy Statement 800301, “Faculty Leave Policy”, and Human Resources Policy B-1, “Employee Leaves.”

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