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Leave of Absence, Family (Parental/Adoption)

All full-time faculty members are eligible to take up to one semester of leave upon hire in order to care for the faculty member’s newborn child; the faculty member’s adoption of a child, or placement of a foster child with the faculty member and to care for the faculty member’s newly placed child. All requests for leave must be made in writing and in accordance with University procedures.

Please refer to the Rank and Tenure Policy for extension of the probationary period before tenure.




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Tolentine Hall, Room 103
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610.519.4520
Fax: 610.519.6200

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