II-2.10(A) UMCP PROCEDURES FOR TERMINAL LEAVE FOR FACULTY
APPROVED BY THE PRESIDENT 1 AUGUST 1991
UMCP shall follow the guidelines set forth in II-2.10 of
the UMS Bylaws, Policies and Procedures of the Board of
Regents concerning terminal leave, which is defined as
"leave of absence with pay extending over a period which
terminates on the effective date of a faculty member's
separation from employment with the institution." The
procedures for requesting terminal leave are outlined
- Only full-time, tenured UMCP faculty members are
- The President has the sole authority to determine
eligibility for terminal leave.
- A faculty member may make application to the department
chairperson or equivalent unit head. The application
should contain the reason for the request.
- The department chairperson shall forward the request
through the usual administrative channels with a
recommendation to either grant or deny the application.
- The President shall notify the faculty member in
writing of the decision to grant or deny the
application. An approved request shall be accompanied
by a letter of agreement specifying the conditions of
The duration of terminal leave is at the discretion of the
President, within the guidelines of Board of Regents'
Salary shall remain at the level which has been attained at
the commencement of the terminal leave. Faculty members on
terminal leave are not eligible for an increase in salary,
with the exception of the annual cost of living increase,
if such is given by the State.