Washburn University Policies, Regulations and Procedures Manual

Updates

Updates to the Policies, Regulations and Procedures Manual



Since distribution of the Manual during the Fall of 2007, the following changes/updates have occurred:

December 14, 2007 - Board of Regents approved Subject M. Capital Assets

January 25, 2008 - Board of Regents approved Subject Q. Moving Expenses

January 25, 2008 - Board of Regents approved Subject K. Entertainment

March 21, 2008 - Board of Regents approved the following topics:

Criminal Background Checks for inclusion in Subject B. Recruitment and Employment
Children in the Workplace for inclusion in Subject F. Employee and Labor Relations
Drug and Alcohol Testing for inclusion in Subject B. Recruitment and Employment
Operation of Vehicles for inclusion in Subject X.  Risk Management and Safety

March 21, 2008 - Board of Regents approved Subject T. Memberships

May 16, 2008 - Board of Regents approved Subject J. Travel

August 22, 2008 - Board of Regents approved Subject S. Budgeting

January 23, 2009 - Board of Regents approved inclusion of Animal Control regulations in Subject X. Risk Management and Safety

March 20, 2009 - Board of Regents approved Subject Z. Facilities Maintenance

May 15, 2009 - Board of Regents approved the following:

Amendments to Policies B.  Recruitment and Employment - eliminates requirement to conduct background checks on people employed on an incidental (less than 2 weeks) basis; C.  Student Employment - clarifies background check requirements for certain student employment positions. 
Regulations Subject E. Benefits - Continuation of Shared Leave Program through June, 2012.
New Subject P.  Trademark Licensing
Regulations Subject R.  Purchasing - Addition of regulations for business travel card; selection of Architects/Engineers.
Regulations Subject X.  Risk Management and Safety - Addition of regulations for Missing Campus Resident Notification and Emergency Messaging.
Regulations Subject Y.  Police - Addition of regulations for Lost and Found Property

July 24, 2009 - Board of Regents approved addition of policy, rules and regulations regarding Sensitive Information Protection and Identity Theft Prevention in Subject A. General Topics

September 11, 2009 - Board of Regents approved amendment to Policies E. Benefits to clarify Group Health Insurance language; and, the addition of regulations and procedures regarding Athletic Events Tailgating in Subject AA. Facilities Use

December 4, 2009 - Board of Regents approved addition of policy, regulations and procedures regarding Smoke Free Workplace in Subject A. General Topics.

January 29, 2010 - Board of Regents approved addition of policy, regulations and procedures regarding Worker's Compensation Modified Work Duty in Subject E. Benefits

April 9, 2010 - Board of Regents approved addition of policy, regulations and procedures regarding Inclement Weather in Subject X. Risk Management and Safety.

December 3, 2010 - Board of Regents approved addition of policy on Reporting Misconduct and Protection from Retaliation in Subject A. General Topics.

January 26, 2011 - Board of Regents approved mandatory revision to the EEO, Sexual Harassment and Harassment policies as a result of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.  Subject A. General Topics

September 30, 2011 - Board of Regents approved mandatory revision to the Sexual Harassment and Harassment policies regarding sexual violence.  Subject A. General Topics

November 11, 2011 - Board of Regents approved addition of policy on Tuberculosis Control and Prevention to Subject A. General Topics; revision to Subject B. Recruitment and Employment regarding policy on background checks; and policy revision to Subject Q. Moving Expense.

December 9, 2011 - Board of Regents approved addition of BB. Computing and InformationTechnology Resources policy.

February 1, 2012 - Board of Regents approved addition of policy on Social Media in Subject A. General Topics.

March 14, 2012 - Board of Regents approved continuation of Shared Leave Program with the deletion of the Sunset provision.

November 8, 2012 - Board of Regents approved changes to Subject A. General Topics; revision to Sexual Harassment and Harassment Policy; addition of policies on the Kansas Open Records Act, Religious Accommodations, Bulletin Boards and Posting, and Behavioral Assessment.  Subject E. Benefits was revised to clarify leave earnings and eligibility for disability plans.