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Recognized Holidays for Fiscal Year 2003

The following remaining holidays will be observed by the University in the current fiscal year (July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003) on the dates listed below:

Thanksgiving Thursday & Friday, November 28 and 29, 2002

Christmas Day Wednesday, December 25, 2002

New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1, 2003

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 20, 2003

Memorial Day Monday, May 26, 2003

The Special Winter Vacation granted to faculty and staff between Christmas Day and New Year's Day will be December 26, 27, 30, and 31, 2002. If an employee is required to work to continue departmental operations for part or all of this period, the Special Winter Vacation can be rescheduled for some other time.

Staff members who are absent from work either the work day before a holiday, the work day after a holiday, or both days, will receive holiday pay if that absence is charged to preapproved paid time off or to sick days substantiated by a written note from the staff member's health care provider.

Hospital employees and employees in collective bargaining units are governed by the terms of Hospital policy or their respective collective bargaining agreements.

Vacations and holidays for Hospital employees or those staff members in collective bargaining units are governed by the terms of hospital policies or their respective collective bargaining agreements.


Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 3, September 10, 2002


September 10, 2002
Volume 49 Number 3

A Major General in the U.S. Marines has been named as Penn's EVP.
Civic House--the community service hub--has a new Faculty Advisor.
At the Convocation last Wednesday, the President and Provost welcomed the new students to campus with words of wisdom.
PennERA--Electronic Research Administration--is intended to streamline processes related to sponsored research.
PennKey, a new authentication system is coming to campus to improve network security and protect privacy online.
Remember last academic year? The Models of Excellence program seeks nominees whose notable achievements went above and beyond the job expectations.