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Washington State University Office of the Provost

Faculty Career and Advancement

Professional and Retraining Leave

Professional leaves may be granted to faculty members in recognition of meritorious service and/or scholarly achievement in teaching, research, and creative activity. Applications for professional leaves will be considered only from faculty members on permanent appointment (academic or annual) who have completed at least five years of active service for Washington State University at the time the leave is to be effective. The amount of prior service on temporary appointment at Washington State University applicable to professional leave will be determined by the provost.  For more information regarding professional leave and retraining, please review the Faculty Manual.

Guidelines and Forms

To view professional leave and retraining guidelines and forms, please click here.

Approved Leave

Elizabeth S. Chilton, Provost and Executive Vice President, reports that she has approved the professional leaves listed below and that there will no additional costs to the University for this program.