Concerning the Implementation of a Textbook Assistance Program for UNC-Chapel Hill Employees

RESOLUTION OF THE EMPLOYEE FORUM

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL

May 23, 2006

 

WHEREAS, the mission of the Employee Forum is to address constructively the concerns of the employees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and

 

WHEREAS, those concerns include a need for textbook purchasing assistance for employee education; and

 

WHEREAS, current programs for educational assistance provide funds for tuition costs only; and

 

WHEREAS, the Employee Forum Staff Development Fund’s purpose is for staff development and education; therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Employee Forum of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recommends to the Chancellor: to approve a Textbook Assistance Program, sponsored by the Employee Forum that will provide University employees with a textbook assistance allotment of $100.00 per person, per fiscal year, with a maximum spending limit per fiscal year not to exceed $2500.00.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, to allow the Employee Forum Staff Development Fund to be used for the Textbook Assistance Program, to reimburse both job and non-job related textbook costs.

 

Signed on behalf of the Delegates of the Employee Forum

 

Ernie Patterson, Chair

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