Policies and Procedures Manual

Chapter 5: Personnel

05:08:02   Faculty Absences

Faculty members are expected to meet all classes promptly as scheduled.Instructors who must be absent for other reasons not covered in the Northeast State Faculty Sick Leave Procedures should file a request in advance through the academic dean to the vice president for Academic Affairs for approval of the absence. It is the responsibility of the academic dean (or designee) to approve arrangements to cover the absences of faculty. Absences due to illness, death, or other emergency situations should be handled as expeditiously as possible. (Also see Northeast State Faculty Sick Leave Procedures, policy 05:08:11.) 

The vice president for Academic Affairs is to be notified whenever faculty members are not in accordance with their approved work schedules. Leave requests are to be completed for all faculty members not fulfilling their approved work assignments. For faculty members not fulfilling their approved work assignments, a copy of the leave form is to be forwarded to the vice president for Academic Affairs.  A faculty member with an unauthorized absence may have a salary adjustment because of the absence.



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Revision History: February 2007, March 2010, February 2013