4.2.1 Entrepreneurial Leave

Leaves of absence not to exceed one year may be granted to University employees to pursue entrepreneurial activities. Such leaves may be full or part-time and are without pay. Employees must meet normal university standards for benefit eligibility to retain benefits while on entrepreneurial leave. These leaves must have the recommendation of their immediate supervisor or department chair and have the approval of the director or dean, and appropriate vice president, and the president, with notification to Human Resources. Renewals may be granted under special circumstances.

Senate Policy 906.1


Revised:
12/08/2016 - Annual Review: No changes made to content.
04/07/2015 - Annual Review: To reflect current practice, the email address for questions is now policy@mtu.edu. No changes made to content.
02/13/2014 - Annual Review: Updated Michigan Tech and Handbook banners, no changes made to content.
03/18/2013 - Annual Review: "Senate Proposal 14-10, Introduced to Senate: 17 March 2010, Adopted by Senate: 31 March 2010, and Approved by Administration: 13 April 2010" now reads "Senate Policy 906.1."
07/19/2011 - Annual Review: To reflect current University titles and practice, the email address for questions is now hbwebmaster.
10/21/2010 - New web page.