All PA salaried staff whose
appointments are at least one-half (½) time and who have been employed
by CMU for a continuous period of five (5) or more years are eligible to
apply for up to three (3) years of educational leave. Requests require
the approval of HR/Employee Relations and the appropriate Vice President
and are based upon consideration of specific criteria.
of the educational leave with pay may be granted for a period up to six
(6) months, compensated at regular base salary and retaining normal
benefit coverage; or for a period of six (6) months up to one (1) year,
compensated at one-half (½) of regular base salary and retaining normal
benefit coverage. Employees on approved educational leave of absence are
not eligible for the tuition plan providing reimbursement of tuition
for classes taken at other institutions.
For more information, please review the PA Handbook or contact Erin Christian, Human Resources at (989) 774-7180.