Human Resources Guidelines

HRG13 Definition of Formal Study as Outlined in HR16

Policy Status: 

Active

Policy Steward: 

Vice President for Human Resources

 

GUIDELINE'S INITIAL DATE: October 17, 1975
THIS VERSION EFFECTIVE: January 11, 1985

Content:

PURPOSE:

To provide administrators with a definition of the term "Formal Study" as used in HR16.

DEFINITION OF FORMAL STUDY:

Formal study, as outlined in HR16 (Item "b" under "Purpose of Leave") shall mean study leading to a degree, certificate, or license, or acquisition of expertise clearly necessary for the conduct of University assignments.

EMPLOYMENT:

An individual who accepts full-time employment for another employer during a leave shall not be considered in a formal study status.

AWARDS:

Recognized awards (e.g. Fulbright, Guggenheim, Ford, etc.) shall be considered formal study only if the program of activity to be undertaken during the leave of absence meets the requirements listed above.

(Retitled "Human Resources Guideline")