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Article 5. Leaves of Absence With Pay. Grants, Purpose and Terms.   

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The Chancellor may grant academic or executive employees or employees serving in an academic-administrative assignment at any campus a leave of absence with pay for not to exceed one year for the purpose of permitting study or travel by the employee which will benefit the California State University. and Colleges. The Trustees on recommendation of the Chancellor may grant leaves of absence with pay not to exceed one year to executive employees and those serving in academic-administrative assignments in the Office of the Chancellor.

To be eligible for a leave of absence with pay, an applicant must hold a full-time position and have served therein full-time as an academic employee, executive employee, or an employee in an academic-administrative assignment, or any combination thereof, for six consecutive academic years, for the time required in this Section.

(a) Eligible Employees at Campuses, on Quarter Calendars.

(1) For academic year employees and 10-month academic employees:

(A) One quarter leave at two-thirds of full pay after completion of two consecutive academic years.

(B) One quarter leave at full pay after completion of three consecutive academic years.

(C) Two quarters leave at two-thirds of full pay after completion of four consecutive academic years.

(D) Two quarters leave at full pay after completion of six consecutive academic years.

(E) Three quarters leave at two-thirds of full pay after completion of six consecutive academic years.

(2) For 12-month employees:

(A) One quarter leave at two thirds of full pay after completion of two consecutive years.

(B) One quarter leave at full pay after completion of three consecutive years.

(C) Two quarters leave at two-thirds of full pay after completion of four consecutive years.

(D) Two quarters leave at full pay after completion of six consecutive years.

(E) Three quarters leave at two-thirds of full pay after completion of six consecutive years.

(b) Eligible Employees at Campuses on Semester Calendars.

(1) For academic year employees and 10-month academic employees:

(A) One semester leave at two-thirds of full pay after completion of three consecutive academic years.

(B) One semester leave at full pay after completion of six consecutive academic years.

(C) Two semesters leave at two-thirds of full pay after completion of six consecutive academic years.

(2) For 12-month employees:

(A) One semester leave at two-thirds of full pay after completion of three consecutive years.

(B) One semester leave at full pay after completion of six consecutive years.

(C) Two semesters leave at two-thirds of full pay after completion of six consecutive years.

(c) Leaves in Residence. An academic employee otherwise eligible for a leave at two-thirds of full pay, pursuant to this Section, may be awarded in lieu thereof, a leave of absence in residence in the California State University, at full pay, provided:

(1) The purpose of such leave is to engage in research, writing, or similar activity; and

(2) The recipient teaches one course of at least 3 units during each semester or quarter of his leave. A recipient of a leave pursuant to this subdivision ((c)) shall have no other teaching, committee, or administrative duties during the period of the leave.

(d) Difference in Pay Leaves. Academic employees who have completed at least 6 consecutive academic years of service may be granted a leave of absence for one or more quarters or semesters not exceeding one year, with compensation equal to the difference in salary between that received by the person on leave and minimum salary of the instructor rank.

Authority cited:

Education Code 66600

Education Code 89030

Education Code 89035

Education Code 89500

Reference:

Education Code 89500

(Amended by Register 82, No. 39.)