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Academic Faculty Personnel Actions

These actions include faculty qualifications for teaching, leave without pay, research extended appointments, and research leaves.

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    Faculty Qualifications for Teaching

    Documenting the qualifications of an instructor of record is the responsibility of the department or school in which the course originates. In general, all instructors of record at Virginia Tech must meet the “credentialing” requirements outlined in the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

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    Leave Without Pay

    In certain circumstances, faculty may wish to take leave from their duties without salary.

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    Research Extended Appointments

    Academic year faculty appointments can be extended to calendar year with the use of research funds as described in university policy 6200.

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    Research Leaves

    Tenured and continued-appointment faculty members may be eligible for study-research leave and research assignment as described in Chapter 3 of the Faculty Handbook.