Bylaws
ARTICLE XIII INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF – MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS > SECTION 13.3. LEAVES FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES. :
SECTION 13.3. LEAVES FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES.
a. Special leaves may be granted to members of the instructional staff for personal emergencies of not more than ten working days may be granted with pay by the president at his/her discretion.
b. On the recommendation of the relevant departmental committee concerned with appointments, the relevant college committee and the president, the board may grant to members of the instructional staff special leaves of absence without pay for purposes such as study, writing, research, the carrying out of a creative project or public service of reasonable duration. Where a special leave without pay is for one year or longer, it shall not be credited for purposes of increment, except that increment credit may be granted when the president certifies that the leave is being taken for a project of academic, scholarly or public importance that brings honor and recognition to the college.