Some members may think an automatic process. It is not. To be safe members should apply even if they have tricouncil funding.
Important details and timelines below:
Therefore, the Parties agree that the procedure as outlined below will be followed:
- Faculty requesting a teaching release under article 18.104.22.168 (f) must make application for such prior to October 1 of the year preceding the year in which the request is being made. E.g. a Member who is requesting a teaching release for the fall 2019 semester must make application for such by October 1, 2018. The onus is on the Member to make application in a timely manner and the Member must provide reasons why the release is requested.
- Such application shall be made to the School Dean, copied to the Department Chair.
- By October 31, Deans will bring forward to the Vice President Academic requests for teaching release and the recommendation whether or not the request should be granted.
- By November 15, the Vice-President Academic will consult with the President of CBUFA on all requests received.
- By November 30, the Vice-President Academic will make a decision on whether or not the request is approved and will notify the Dean of that decision.