Call for Faculty Professional Leave Applications

Section 10 of the faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) provides the following information about faculty professional leave:

Professional leave is granted for the purpose of affording faculty members an opportunity to carry forward research, to improve teaching techniques or methods, or to participate in other creative endeavors which by their nature and scope enable individuals to enhance their contributions to the programs of the University

All applications in AY 2021-22 for professional leave to be taken in AY 2022-23 will be processed in Interfolio. Many of you have already requested a professional leave application, and it is available to you here in Interfolio.

If you haven’t requested a professional leave application yet, you can do so by filling out this form: https://wp.wwu.edu/facultyrelations/leaves/professional-leave/application/

Faculty members should consult their department chairs regarding department-specific fall submission deadlines. Department chairs will forward completed applications to college deans by October 15, and college deans, in turn, will forward completed applications to the Provost by November 15. Faculty applicants will be notified about final award decisions by January 31, 2022.

Questions about the faculty professional leave process may be directed to facultyrelations@wwu.edu.

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