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Faculty Endorsed 5/12/03, Board Approved 5/15/03
Faculty Amended/Endorsed 9/20/04, Board Amended/Approved 10/7/04
Faculty Amended/Endorsed 10/17/05, Board Amended/Approved 10/21/05
Faculty Amended/Endorsed 8/24/07, Academic Affairs Committee Amended/Approved 4/10/07
Faculty Amended/Endorsed 5/6/08, Board Amended/Approved 5/9/08
Faculty Amended/Endorsed 4/14/09, 5/5/09; Board Approved 5/8/09
Faculty Amended/Endorsed 12/7/2011; Board Approved 1/27/12
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qualify for a sabbatical.
6.
Reduced Schedule/Intermittent Leave
(
a)
Reduced schedule or intermittent leaves are subject to College approval unless
medically necessary.
(
b) Should a faculty member choose a reduction in course load, the
appropriate reduction of other work, such as committee
assignments and advising, will be determined upon mutual
agreement of the faculty member and the Provost of the College.
7.
Advance Notice and Medical Certification
(
a)
The faculty member must provide 30-day advance written notice except in
emergency or unforeseeable situations. Failure to give a 30-day advance
notice for a foreseeable leave may result in a 30-day delay in the leave.
(
b)
The faculty member must provide medical certification from a health care
provider to support any request for leave to care for the employee's
seriously ill spouse, son, daughter, parent, or due to the faculty member's
own serious health condition. Medical Certification forms will be
provided by the College and must be returned within 15 calendar days.
(
c)
The faculty member must provide a Fitness for Duty (Return to Work
Statement) from a health care provider prior to returning to work if the
leave was for the faculty member's own serious health condition.