sought on conflict of interest, leave policies
and staff are invited to review and comment on proposed policy
statement 2030 Conflict of Interest and proposed
changes to Policy 3430 Catastrophic Leave by Sept.
6. Comments should be sent to Vice President Julie Weaks Gutierrez'
office or via e-mail to email@example.com.
drafts are available to faculty, staff and students accessing
the UNM web page through UNM computers. The URL is http://www.unm.edu/~ubppm.
amended the conflict of interest statutes that apply specifically
to state institutions of higher education (Sections 21-1-17
and 21-1-35). Proposed policy statement 2030 Conflict
of Interest reflects the change in law and deals with
the other statutes and considerations that affect conflict of
1, 1993, the University adopted the Catastrophic Leave Program,
a voluntary program that allows staff to donate a portion of
their accrued annual leave to assist coworkers who are experiencing
an unusual or catastrophic illness or injury and who have exhausted
their own leave banks.
has been very well received, but its success resulted in some
unanticipated impacts on ill or injured employees and departments
pertaining to funding, shortfall of donations and perceptions
of improper use.
appointed a committee to review the policy and propose changes.
revised policy statement Catastrophic Leave Program
Policy 3430 incorporates the committees recommendations.