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Bright Horizons

Bright Horizons Child Care Weill Cornell Medicine

Bright Horizons manages child care centers for many of the world's leading corporations, hospitals, universities and government agencies. All Bright Horizons child care centers are designed to meet the standards of excellence set by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Bright Horizons is proud to help children worldwide develop the skills they need to prepare for academic excellence and success in life, partnering with employers to support their employees as they strive to balance the demands of work and family.

Backup care solutions for children and elders, college counseling services, and an array of other work/life solutions for Weill Cornell families are available.

For more information, please visit Bright Horizons or call (866) 854-1958.

Academic Suspension Policy for Birth or Adoption of Child

For Instructors Subject to a Three-year Maximum Term in Rank

The maximum term in rank clock will be suspended automatically for one calendar year for each instance of the following: the birth, adoption or foster placement of a child, subject to notice of the event in writing by the faculty member to the Office of Faculty Affairs. The use of automatic suspensions does not affect consideration for extension of term in rank or for promotion.

(Weill Cornell Medical College Handbook - section 2.18)

For Assistant Professors Subject to a Six-Year Maximum Term in Rank

The maximum term in rank clock will be suspended automatically for one calendar year for each instance of following: the birth, adoption or foster placement of a child, subject to notice of the event in writing by the faculty member to the Office of Faculty Affairs. The use of automatic suspensions does not affect consideration for extension of term in rank for promotion.

(Weill Cornell Medical College Handbook - section 2.25)

For Faculty members on the Tenure Track, Subject to Probationary Period for Tenure Review

The probationary period clock will be suspended automatically for one calendar year for each instance of the following: the birth, adoption or foster placement of a child, subject to notice of the event in writing by the faculty member to the Office of Faculty Affairs. The use of automatic suspensions does not affect consideration for extension of the probationary period for tenure review, or for promotion or tenure.

(Weill Cornell Medical College Handbook - section 2.26)

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