July 18, 2008
Giving Birth to a Good Policy
Here's what to consider in drafting a sound maternity-leave plan for faculty members
Search the Web and you'll find no shortage of articles on the need for sound policies to help faculty members balance family life with career issues. Why, then, is there such a dearth of solid maternity-leave policies for faculty members?
At the University of Dayton, where I am an associate provost, several years passed between the clear need for a campuswide maternity-leave policy and its going