New Policy: E.2.9.4. Ethical Business Practices

The policy on Ethical Business Practices was adopted November 15, 2013. The purpose of the policy is to create a community dedicated to the highest standards of scholarship, professional integrity, and ethical conduct. The University recognizes its duty to uphold the public’s trust and confidence by adhering to applicable laws, regulations and acceptable standards of ethical behavior in the conduct of business operations. The University’s integrity and reputation are in the hands of its employees. Each employee contributes to the overall success of the University of Mary Washington by conducting University business in accordance with applicable policies and procedures. You will find the policy in Book E, Administration and Finance, under Section 2, Finance. View the policy here. … [Read more...]

Revised Policy: E.3.3. Workplace Violence

The  policy on Workplace Violence was revised November 25, 2013 to incorporate bullying, harm to self, third party violence, harassment, and the definition of workplace. Minor changes were made to clarify and update policy publication and communication. You will find the policy in Book E, Administration and Finance, under Section 3, Human Resources. View the policy here. … [Read more...]

Revised Policy: E.3.8. Alcohol and Drug-Related Behavior

The policy on Alcohol and Drug-Related Behavior was revised November 26, 2013 to include the state policy language. You will find the policy in Book E, Administration and Finance, under Section 3, Human Resources. View the policy here. … [Read more...]

Revised Policy: D.6.5. Summer Session Compensation

The  Summer Session Compensation policy was revised October 17, 2013 to 1) increase the minimum per credit hour salary for teaching a course to $1,500 and (2) to eliminate the stipulation that the salary for a course would be reduced if the revenue generated by the course was insufficient cover the instructor's pay. You will find the policy in Book D, Academic Affairs, under Section 6, UMW Faculty. View the policy here. … [Read more...]

Revised Policy: E.5.1. Use of Lee Hall Terrace

The  Use of Lee Hall Terrace policy was revised October 17, 2013 to reflect changes in department names and areas of oversight. You will find the policy in Book E, Administration and Finance, under Section 5, Public Safety and Community Services. View the policy here. … [Read more...]

Revised Policy: G.2.2. Named Gift Policy

The  Named Gift Policy was revised October 16, 2013 to emphasize the policies and procedures related to named gifts, instead of the specific dollar amounts associated with each gift. You will find the policy in Book G, Advancement/University Relations, under Section 2, University Advancement. View the policy here. … [Read more...]

Revised Policy: F.2.1. Service Provision

The Service Provision policy was revised October 16, 2013 to include the addition of psychiatric services through Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). You will find the policy in Book F, Student Affairs, under Section 2, Counseling and Psychological Services. Please view the policy here. … [Read more...]

Revised Policy: D.1.1. Implementation of State Policy on Transfer

The  Implementation of State Policy on Transfer policy was revised August 28, 2013 to change the first sentence of point A under "general procedures for implementation" to the following: "A. Students transferring with an Associate Degree: Transfer students who have earned AA, AS or AA&S degree (if it is a General Studies degree, see note below) will be considered to have met most lower-division general education requirements." Please view the policy here. … [Read more...]

Revised Policy: E.2.9. Electronic Communication Devices

The  Electronic Communication Devices policy was revised August 15, 2013 to include the following: Definition of a smartphone Stipend relating to a smartphone being non-taxable Please view the policy here. … [Read more...]

Revised Policy: E.2.7. Travel Policy

The  Travel Policy was revised July 29, 2013 to add the following statement: Reimbursement requests turned in 90 days or more after completion of travel will be paid through payroll and taxed as income per IRS guidelines. You will find the policy in Book E, Administration and Finance, under Section 2, Finance. View the policy here. … [Read more...]