Policy and Procedures

1.000 Organization and Administration
2.000 Personnel
3.000 Finance
4.000 Purchasing and Receiving
5.000 Physical Plant
6.000 Computer Services
7.000 University Services
8.000 General Regulations
9.000 Academic Regulations
 

1.000    ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION


1.1.1         Wayland Baptist University - Legal Basis
1.1.1.1     Wayland Baptist University - Governing Board
1.1.1.2     Conflicts of Interest and Disclosure Form for Governing Board
1.1.2        Mission Statement of Wayland Baptist University
1.2.1        Administrative Structure
1.2.2        University and Faculty Committees
1.3.1         President's Cabinet
1.3.2        University Strategic Planning Council
1.3.2.1     Annual Planning Cycle
1.3.3        Reporting Substantive Changes to SACSCOC
1.3.4         Academic Council
1.3.5         Graduate Council
1.3.6         Faculty Senate
1.3.7         Spiritual Transformation Committee
1.4.1         Review and Approval of University Policies
1.4.2         University Calendars
1.4.3         Chapel - Plainview Campus
1.4.4         Selection of Graduation Speaker
1.5.1         Reproduction of Copyrighted Materials
1.5.2         Intellectual Property
1.5.3         Substance Abuse
1.5.4         Whistleblower Policy
1.5.5         Sexual Misconduct
1.6.1         Retention and Disposition of Records
1.7.1         Endowed Professorships
1.7.2         Awarding Honorary Degrees

 
2.000   PERSONNEL

2.1.1    Requests for Recruitment and Appointment of Faculty
2.1.2     Authority to Appoint Members of Faculty and Staff
2.1.3    Recruitment and Appointment of Non-Regular Faculty
2.1.4     Contractual Status of Faculty, Administration, and Staff
2.1.5    Establishing Non-Faculty Positions
2.1.6    Placement of Vacancies/Selection of Applicants for Non-Faculty Positions
2.1.8     Student Employment
2.1.9    Part-Time Employment
2.2.1    New Employee Orientation
2.2.2     Identification Cards
2.2.3     Justification for Faculty Credentials
2.2.4     Nepotism
2.2.5     Personnel Files
2.3.1     Moving Allowance/Reimbursement
2.3.2     Employees Registering as Students
2.3.3     Employee's Spouse and Dependents Registering as Students
2.3.6     Funeral Leave
2.4.1    Sabbaticals
2.4.2     Administrative Sabbaticals
2.5.1     Vacation Leave
2.5.2      Sick Leave
2.5.3      Fringe Benefits
2.5.4       Holiday Pay
2.5.5      Workers' Compensation Insurance
2.5.6     Personal Leaves of Absence
2.5.7    Leave of Absence Without Pay
2.5.8     Emergency Leave of Absence
2.5.9     Family and Medical Leave
2.5.10   Pay Periods for Employees
2.6.0     Donation of Vacation Leave
2.6.1     Performance Evaluations
2.6.2    Progressive Disciplinary Actions
2.6.4     Promotion of Academic Personnel from One Rank to Another
2.6.5     Faculty Merit Salary Adjustments
2.7.1     Faculty Dismissals, Non-Reappointments, and Terminal Appointments
2.7.2    Complaint and Appeal Procedure for Employees Other Than Faculty
2.7.3     Faculty Grievances
2.7.4     Academic Freedom and Responsibility
2.7.5     Discrimination and Discriminatory Harassment
2.7.6     Sexual Harassment
2.8.1     Faculty Workload
2.8.2     Employee Consulting, Outside Professional Employment, and Conflicts of Interest
2.8.5     Faculty Attendance at University Commencement Exercises
2.8.6     Retirement-Extension of Health Insurance
2.8.7     Employee Retirement Accounts
2.8.8     Retirement
2.9.1     Termination of Employment for Contractual Employees
2.9.2      University Work Week
2.9.4      Termination of Employment for Non-contractual Employees
2.9.5     Faculty Office Hours

3.000   FINANCE 

3.1.1    Financial Accounting and Reporting
3.1.2    Revenue Proceeds from University Activities
3.1.3   Receipt, Custody and Deposit of Revenue
3.1.4   University Involvement in the Budgeting Process
3.1.5    Exemption from Sales Tax and Hotel Occupancy Tax
3.2.1    Disbursement of Funds
3.2.2   Cash Accounts-Deposit and Withdrawals/Disbursement
3.2.3    Credit Cards
3.2.4     Refunds
3.2.5     Travel Regulations
3.2.6     Cash Advances
3.2.7    Returned Checks
3.3.1    Employee Accounts Receivable
3.4.1    Budgetary Control
3.4.2   Budget Transfers
3.5.1    Student Financial Accounts
3.5.2    Student Credit Balances
3.5.3  Student Credit Advance
3.5.4   Defaults on Student Installment Tuition Payments
3.6.1   Gifts, Grants, Loans, Scholarships, and Bequests
3.6.2   Solicitation of Gifts, Grants, Scholarships and Bequests
3.6.3   Valuation of Non-Cash Property and Qualified Appraisals
3.6.4   Acceptance, Acquisition, Retention, Trade and/or Sale of Donated Works of Art or other In-Kind Gifts
3.7.1   Sale of Real Property
3.8.1   Investment and Expenditure of University Endowment Funds
3.8.2   The Utilization of Revenue from Mineral Interest

 
4.000    PURCHASING AND RECEIVING

4.1.1    Purchasing Policy and Travel Expenditures
 

5.000    PHYSICAL PLANT

5.1.1      Accountability and Responsibility for University Property
5.1.2     New Construction and Major Renovation of University Facilities
5.1.3      General Maintenance of University Facilities
5.1.4      Management of University Facilities
5.1.5     Sale or Demolition of University Facilities
5.1.6     Use of University Facilities
5.1.7     Routine Preventative and Deferred Maintenance
5.1.8     Piano Maintenance and Use
5.2.1     Classroom and Laboratory Safety
5.2.2     University Security
5.2.3     Emergency Preparedness Plan
5.2.4      Keys
5.3.1     University Traffic and Parking- Plainview Campus
5.3.2    Use of University Vehicles - Plainview Campus
5.4.2     Textbook Support at External Campuses

6.000   COMPUTER SERVICES


6.1.1     Computer Hardware, Printers, and other Computing Related Devices
6.1.2     Computer Software
6.1.3      Computer Security
6.1.4      Computer Use Policy
6.1.5      Coordination and Distribution of Computer Accounts
6.1.6     Standards for Web Page Development
6.1.7     Personally Identifiable Information Privacy Policy
6.2.1     Social Media
6.3.1     iPads, Tablets and Other Portable Computing and Instructional Related Devices
 
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7.000   UNIVERSITY SERVICES


7.1.1     University Health Services - Plainview Campus
7.1.2     Career Services
7.1.3    University Counseling Services
7.1.4     The University Learning Resources Center
7.1.4.1    Library Services to the External Community-Plainview Area
7.1.4.2   Use of Learning Resources Center Computers
7.1.4.3   Guidelines for Use of Student Computers and Telecommunications Services - Plainview Campus
7.1.5     Printing Services
7.3.1     Scholarships
7.3.2     Satisfactory Academic Progress for Financial Assistance
7.4.1    University Identification Guidelines
7.4.2    University Information
7.4.3     Coordination and Distribution of Brochures and Related Publications
7.4.6    Use of University Guest Rooms - Plainview Campus
7.8.2     The University Archives
7.8.4     Campus Tours

8.000  GENERAL REGULATIONS

8.1.1     The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
8.1.2     Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act
8.1.3      Statement on Non-Discrimination
8.1.4      Student Rights and Responsibilities
8.1.5      Student Grievance Policy
8.1.6      Student  Discipline Policy
8.1.7      Discipline Policy for Classroom Disruption
8.1.8      Children, Minors, and Unenrolled Individuals in the Classroom, Lab, or Campus Workspaces
8.2.1     Student Grade Appeals
8.2.2      Statement of Student Involvement in Institutional Decision Making - Plainview Campus
8.2.2.1    Statement of Student Involvement in Institutional Decision Making - External Campuses
8.3.1      Student Organizations
8.3.2    Student Government Association - Plainview Campus
8.3.3     Students Eligible for Participation in Intercollegiate Athletics - Plainview Campus
8.3.4     Student Recruitment Teams
8.3.5     Travel for University Student Groups
8.3.6      Student Publications - Plainview Campus
8.4.1     Academic Integrity
8.4.2    Class Attendance
8.4.3     Hazing
8.5.1     Residence Halls - Plainview Campus
8.5.2     Student Family Housing - Plainview Campus
8.6.1     Students with a Disability
8.6.2    Death or Incapacitation of a Student
8.7.1     Student Recognition and Awards
8.8.1     Guest Speakers, Lecturers, and Entertainers
8.9.1     Student Marriages
8.9.2     Pledging Student Organizations - Plainview Campus
8.9.3     Student Conduct
8.9.4     Students Representing the University
 

9.000  ACADEMIC REGULATIONS

9.1.1     Academic Term Designations and Relevant Dates
9.1.2     Class Size Requirements
9.1.3     Official Course Inventory
9.1.4     Late Registration
9.1.5     Add/Drop/Withdrawal
9.1.6     Development, Approval, and Registration of Special Courses
9.1.7     New Academic Programs
9.2.1    Undergraduate Admission Requirements
9.2.2    Academic Advisement
9.2.3     Awarding Transfer Credit
9.2.4     Receipt and Recording of Grades at Other Institutions
9.3.1     Student Permanent Records
9.3.2     Holds on Student Records
9.4.1     Course Syllabi
9.4.2     Directed Study
9.4.6     Review and Approval of Changes in Undergraduate Program
9.6.1     Graduate Admission Requirements
9.6.4    Graduate Academic Policies
9.6.6     Review and Approval of Changes in Graduate Programs
9.6.7     Graduate Student Completion Requirements
9.7.1     Institutional Review Board