BOT 411: Political Candidacy

Faculty members campaigning as political candidates for state or federal offices shall do so on their own time. For the period of such candidacy, it is required that they obtain leaves of absence from employment at Michigan State University or continue work at the University on a part-time basis. Final responsibility for such decisions shall rest with the Board of Trustees.

Leaves of absence are not required of faculty members who become candidates for offices of a temporary or part-time nature, such as members of a municipal charter revision commission, members of a local school board, or holders of municipal office.

Enacted: 12/21/50

Retired Policy No. 03-17-04