Policy Statements

Last Updated 9/17/14

Guidelines for the MUW Policy Statement System

1000

Policy Statement 1000 (pdf)

Policy Statement Transmittal Form (Word fill-in format)

(NOTE: If you wish to update a policy statement, the Word version of most policy statements is available by contacting Melanie Freeman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please use the "Track Changes" function in Word for all changes made to policy statement drafts.)

P.S. 1001 Governing Laws and Policies (pdf)

P.S. 1002 Editorial Changes to Policy Statements (pdf)

Academic - Administration

1100

Academic - Course Delivery

1200

P.S. 1201 Distance Learning (pdf)

P.S. 1202 Non-Credit Activities (pdf)

P.S. 1203 Definition of a Credit Hour (pdf)

Academic - Faculty

1300

P.S. 1301 Employment of Faculty or Professional Staff in the Area of Academic Affairs (pdf)

P.S. 1302 Standards for Initial Appointment and Continuing Employment of Faculty (pdf)

P.S. 1303 Promotion of Faculty (pdf)

P.S. 1304 Tenure of Faculty (pdf)

P.S. 1305 Procedures for Conferring Emeritus Rank on Retiring Faculty

P.S. 1306 Educational and Sabbatical Leaves of Absence for MUW Faculty Members

P.S. 1307 Adjunct Faculty and Faculty Overloads (pdf)

P.S. 1309 Course Syllabi (pdf)

P.S. 1310 Faculty Development Monies (pdf)

P.S. 1311 Misconduct in Research (pdf)

P.S. 1312 Post-Tenure Review (pdf)

P.S. 1313 Criteria and Procedures for Faculty Salary Increases (pdf)

P.S. 1314 Standards for Evaluation of Faculty and Academic Department Chairs (pdf)

Academic - Student

1500

Admissions

1700

Affirmative Action

1900

Athletics

2100

Archives/Museum

2600

P.S. 2601 University Archives (pdf)

Awards and Honors

2700

Broadcasting

2800

Budget Management

2900

Campus Safety

3100

P.S. 3102 Use of Tobacco (pdf)

Computer Services

3300

P.S. 3301 Allocation and Use of Information Technology Resources (pdf)

P.S. 3302 Appropriate Use of Computer Resources (pdf)

Councils and Committees

3500

P.S. 3502 Student Scholastic Appeals Committee (pdf)

P.S. 3503 Institutional Review Board (pdf)

P.S. 3506 Academic Advising Corps (pdf) (Cancelled)

P.S. 3507 Faculty Research Committee (pdf)

P.S. 3508 The Undergraduate Curriculum Council (pdf)

P.S. 3511 Admissions Committee (pdf)

P.S. 3515 Academic Council (pdf)

P.S. 3516 Honors College Committee (pdf)

P.S. 3518 Faculty Library Advisory Committee (pdf)

P.S. 3520 Scholarship Appeals Committee (pdf)

P.S. 3523 Academic Grievances Committee (pdf)

P.S. 3525 Graduate Council (pdf)

P.S. 3526 Academic Calendar Committee (pdf)

P.S. 3527 Academic Freedom Committee (pdf)

P.S. 3528 Faculty Appeals Committee (pdf)

P.S. 3530 College Curriculum Advisory Committee & Degree Granting Institute Advisory Committee(s) (pdf)

P.S. 3533 Teacher Education Council (pdf)

P.S. 3534 Academic Standards Board (pdf)

P.S. 3535 MUW Staff Council (pdf)

P.S. 3538 Planning and Institutional Effectiveness (PIE) Council (pdf)

P.S. 3539 Directors Council (pdf)

P.S. 3540 General Education Curriculum Committee (pdf)

P.S. 3541 Administrative Council (pdf)

P.S. 3542 Assessment Committee (pdf)

P.S. 3543 Graduate Student Scholastic Appeals Committee (pdf)

P.S. 3544 MUW Council of Chairs (pdf)

P.S. 3545 Sustainability Committee (pdf)

P.S. 3546 Retention Committee (pdf)

External Affairs

3900

P.S. 3901 Solicitation and Handling of Funds from External Sources (pdf)

Facility Utilization

4100

P.S. 4101 Guidelines for the Management and Use of MUW Facilities (pdf)

P.S. 4102 Guidelines for the Use of Plymouth Bluff (pdf)

Financial Accounting

4300

Financial Aid--Student Employment

4600

Financial Aid Scholarships (University Funds)

4700

Financial Aid (Federal Funds)

4800

Food Services

5000

Grants/Gifts Management

5200

P.S. 5202 Acceptance of GIfts to John Clayton Memorial Library

P.S. 5203 Solicitation of Sponsored programs from External Sources

P.S. 5204 Administration of Sponsored Programs from External Sources

Health Policies

5300

Housing

5400

Indentification

5500

P.S. 5501 Identification Cards (pdf)

Judicial/Grievance Procedures

5600

Library Services

5800

Personnel

6700

P.S. 6704 MUW Faculty and Staff Drug and Alcohol Policy (pdf)

P.S. 6705 Annual Performance Evaluation of University Administrators (pdf)

P.S. 6706 Hiring of Non-Academic Staff and Professionals (pdf)

P.S. 6708 Whistleblower

Planning

6800

Printing/Duplication Services

6900

Property Management

7000

P.S. 7001 Control of Physical Property (pdf)

P.S. 7002 Wireless Communications Devices (pdf)

P.S. 7003 Sustainability Policy (pdf)

Public Relations

7100

P.S. 7101 Relations with External Entities

Purchasing

7200

P.S. 7201 Textbook Adoption (pdf)

P.S. 7203 Use of University Funds for Entertainment, Light Refreshments and Meals (pdf)

Registration

7300

Records Management

7400

P.S. 7401 Records Retention (pdf)

P.S. 7402 Identity Theft Prevention Program (pdf)

Research

7500

P.S. 7501 Intellectual Property (Copyright)

Sales/Solicitation

7600

P.S. 7601 Campus Solicitation and Sales to the University (pdf)

Special Events

7800

Student Conduct

8000

Student Counseling

8200

Student Organizations

8500

P.S. 8502 Student Organizations

Student Publications

8700

Traffic Control

9000

Travel

9300

P.S. 9301 Travel as A University Employee (pdf)

University Administration

9400

University Vehicles

9600

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