UNM’s parental leave policy works well in units in which the leadership understands the policy, is supportive of faculty using the policy, and can help departmental faculty with the implementation and subsequent evaluation of faculty accomplishments. Supportive colleagues clearly play an important role in the experiences of new parents. Likewise, unsupportive or uninformed leadership and senior faculty can contribute to stressful situations that impact faculty productivity and retention. Download the full report here or read it below.
ADVANCE Parental Leave Report