It is the policy of Purchase College to encourage the continuing development of the professional and classified staff. This policy shall be implemented by:

  • Recommendation for leave for professional development purposes whenever the services of the staff member can be spared;
  • Approval of requests for travel reimbursement for professional purposes within budgetary limitations;
  • Endorsement of grant applications and tuition waivers for course enrollment, and
  • Encouragement of research and individual study and other methods traditionally employed by institutions of higher education for this purpose including periods of full-time employment outside the State University.