Ivy Tech State College

TO: All Full-Time Benefits Eligible Employees    
       
DATE: July, 2007    
       
FROM: Julie Lorton-Rowland    
  Executive Director of Human Resources
Office of the President
       
RE: Update to the Full-Time Employee Handbook

Below is brief description of updates made to the Full-Time Employee Handbook. We have established a direct link from this summary to the section in the handbook to provide you easy access to the updates. Please be sure to review the updates carefully so you are fully aware of the changes.

Personnel Policies and Procedures
Employment at the College
  New Employees    
    Employment Background
Checks
  A new College policy on employment background checks for all new hires, including student workers, goes into effect July 1.
         
Time Off
Other Leaves of Absence
  Military Leave    
    Military Family
Leave Act
  A new Indiana law goes into effect July 1 providing military family leave.
         
Other Benefits
Educational Support   The Ivy Tech fee waiver policy has been updated to include the new distance education fee.
         
Retirement Programs
Retiree Programs    
  Educational Support   The Ivy Tech fee waiver policy has been updated to include the new distance education fee.
           
If you have any questions about these changes, please contact your regional Human Resources Administrator.