This section gives you an overview of reports and articles—many of them online—related to family/work issues in higher education. We add links and other resources regularly, so please check back to see the latest resources.
- Gender in Science and Engineering: Report of the Subcommittee on Family Friendly Policies and Faculty Tracks (March, 2004, PDF format)
- Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA) Childcare Task Force (October, 2004)
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Balancing Faculty Careers and Family Work, Academe Online, November–December 2004 (Volume 90, Number 6), featuring:
- Balancing Work and Family Curtis
- Develping and Impl Work Fam Policies Sullivan Hollenstead Smith
- Do Babies Matter Part II Mason Goulden
- Family Friendly Polices and Research Univ Quin Lange Olswang
- Fear Factor Ward Wolf Wendel
- Hitting the Maternal Wall Williams
- Working PartTime after Tenure Lobel
From Academe, a publication of the American Association of Higher Education. Abstract: For women academics, deciding to have a baby is a career decision. Traditional narratives of the academic career must adapt to new demands and new constituencies.
Policy Brief Family Caregiver Alliance National Center for Caregiving (September, 2003)
Additional Information from the Schools and Colleges
Below you will find links to information from UM schools and colleges that have adopted additional family-friendly policies or that offer related resources.
- College of Engineering: Family Friendly Policies
- College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA): Policies on Modified Duties, Delayed Tenure Reviews, and Reduced Appointments
- Medical School: Maternity and Dependant Care Leave Policies
- Diversity Matters
- A U-M gateway to people and programs that support and advance diversity at the University of Michigan and beyond.
- Faculty Handbook
- Contains useful information of interest to current and prospective faculty members.
- Regents of the University of Michigan
- An introduction to the Board of Regents, this website also includes the Regents’ Bylaws.
- Standard Practice Guide
- The U-M’s guide for rules, regulations, best practices, and more.