What types of activities or events may qualify for the leave?
Examples of activities or events that may qualify for the Staff Professional Development Leave are as follows:
Department Managers please consider these important points:
There is no impact to the departmental budget. Salary and benefits for a staff member on professional development leave are funded centrally. The department retains the employee's regular budgeted salary line to utilize as necessary during the leave. Because of the importance of investing in the professional development staff, the University assumes associated expenses.
Staffing & Workload:
Every employee fulfills an important role, so how is the work accomplished during an employee's leave? With the available salary line that remains in your department, you may want to consider one or more of the following possibilities:
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