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