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Board Policies

Board policy consists of formally adopted written statements that constitute basic Board leadership and provide direction to the President and staff in matters of decision-making and/or specific actions. Board policy is reviewed monthly; however, unless circumstances require immediate action, “no policy shall be voted upon at the first meeting during which it is discussed.” I.D.080. 

Article I: Board of Education

Section A: Mission and Membership
  • I.A.010: Mission, Vision, Core Values and Core Themes
  • I.A.020: Organization and Authority
  • I.A.030: Membership on the Board
  • I.A.040: Orienting New Board Members and Term Effective Date
  • I.A.050: Board Vacancies/Elections
Section B: Authority
  • I.B.010: Officers
  • I.B.020: Board Chair and Vice Chair Duties
  • I.B.030: Authority of Members
  • I.B.040: Legal Counsel
Section C: Duties
  • I.C.010: Code of Ethics for School Board Members
  • I.C.020: Board Positions on Legislative Matters
  • I.C.030: Duties and Responsibilities of the Board
  • I.C.040: Clerk and Deputy Clerk Designation
Section D: Meetings
  • I.D.010: Time and Place of Meetings
  • I.D.020: Special Board Meetings
  • I.D.030: Parliamentary Procedure, Quorum and Board Discussion
  • I.D.040: Executive Sessions
  • I.D.050: Order of Agenda
  • I.D.060: Board Member Voting
  • I.D.070: Procedure of Board Meetings
  • I.D.080: Formulation, Adoption, Amendment, Suspension and Distribution of Policies
  • I.D.090: Administrative Procedures
  • I.D.100: Adequate Information to Precede Board Action
  • I.D.110: Public Participation in Board Meetings
  • I.D.120: Board Meeting Minutes
Section E: Miscellaneous
  • I.E.010: Tax Exempt Status
  • I.E.020: Reimbursement for Expenses
  • I.E.030: Pecuniary Interest in Contracts
  • I.E.040: Board Member Development

Article II: General Operations

Section A: Rights and Freedoms
  • II.A.010: Freedom of Inquiry and Expression
  • II.A.020: Distribution of Information
  • II.A.030: Public Record Requests
Section B: Miscellaneous
  • II.B.010: Smoking
  • II.B.020: Drug- and Alcohol-Free Campus
  • II.B.030: Firearms
  • II.B.040: Safety and Health
  • II.B.050: Gambling
  • II.B.060: Animals on Campus
  • II.B.070: Right to Appeal
  • II.B.080: Conduct of Persons on Campus
  • II.B.090: Emergency Preparedness
  • II.B.100: Infectious Diseases

Article III: Administration

Section: A: Miscellaneous
  • III.A.010: President's Responsibility
  • III.A.020: College Employees' Responsibility to Board
  • III.A.030: President's Compensation
  • III.A.040: Administrative Procedures/Staff Advisory Functions
  • III.A.050: Administrative Appointments
  • III.A.060: Policy Development
  • III.A.070: Associations
  • III.A.080: Document Management
  • III.A.090: Electronic Communication

Article IV: Business and Non-Instructional Operations

Section A: Finance and Budget
  • IV.A.010: Budget Officer
  • IV.A.020: Budget Preparation and Adoption
  • IV.A.030: Transfer of Funds and Use of Contingency Account
  • IV.A.040: Accounting Systems
  • IV.A.050: Paying of Bills
  • IV.A.060: Financial Report
  • IV.A.070: Annual Audit/Appointment of Auditor
  • IV.A.080: Contract Review
  • IV.A.090: Identity Theft Program IV.A.100: Banking Relationships
Section B: Purchasing/Inventory
  • IV.B.010: Purchasing Authority
  • IV.B.020: Responsibility for Breakage or Damage
  • IV.B.030: Disposal of College Surplus Materials and Equipment
  • IV.B.040: Employee Use of College-Owned Equipment
Section C: Facilities
  • IV.C.010: Facility Use
  • IV.C.020: Naming of Facilities
  • IV.C.030: Memorial Trees and Benches
Section D: Insurance
  • IV.D.010: Requirements
  • IV.D.020: Agents-of-Record

Article V: Human Resources/General

Section A: Hiring
  • V.A.010: Employment Practices and Equal Employment Opportunity
  • V.A.020: Affirmative Action
  • V.A. 030: Promotion and Recruitment
  • V.A. 040: Background Checks
Section B: Conduct/Ethics
  • V.B.010: Conflict of Interest and Code of Ethics
  • V.B.020: Accepting Gifts
  • V.B.030: Soliciting Funds or Business on College Campuses
  • V.B.040: Outside Employment
  • V.B.050: Discrimination, Harassment, Violence (Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence (Title IX))
Section C: Compensation
  • V.C.010: Insurance
  • V.C.020: Payroll Deductions
  • V.C.030: Tax-Sheltered Annuities
  • V.C.040: Workers' Compensation
  • V.C.050: Affordable Care Act Compliance
Section D: Miscellaneous
  • V.D.010: Performance Evaluation Guidelines
  • V.D.020: Travel Authorization
  • V.D.030: Management (Exempt) Contracts
  • V.D.040: Management Professional Growth Fund
  • V.D.050: Community Relations
  • V.D.060: Telecommuter Agreement
  • V.D.070: Emeritus Awards

Article VI: Human Resources/Instruction

Section A: Academic Freedom and Responsibility
  • VI.A.010: Academic Freedom
Section B: Duties, Workloads, Qualifications
  • VI.B.010: Qualifications of Instructors
  • VI.B.020: Faculty Hours on Campus
Section C: Compensation
  • VI.C.010: Publications and Inventions

Article VII: Students

Section A: Admissions, Finance, Enrollment
  • VII.A.010: Admissions
  • VII.A.020: Tuition and Fees
  • VII.A.030: Determination of Residence for Tuition Purposes
  • VII.A.040: Deferred Tuition
  • VII.A.050: Tuition Refund Policy
  • VII.A.060: Attendance
  • VII.A.070: Placement Examinations
  • VII.A.080: Degrees and Certificates
  • VII.A.090: Credits for Prior Learning
  • VII.A.100: Grading System
  • VII.A.110: Administrative Drop Policy
  • VII.A.120: Student Account Balance
  • VII.A.130: Last Date of Attendance
Section B: Services
  • VII.B.010: Student Accident Insurance
  • VII.B.020: Health and Safety
Section C: Student Government/Activities
  • VII.C.010: Student Government
  • VII.C.020: ID Cards
  • VII.C.030: Organizations
  • VII.C.040: Club Advisors
  • VII.C.050: Extracurricular Activities
  • VII.C.060: Guest Speakers
  • VII.C.070: Public Performance
  • VII.C.080: Contests Students
Section D: Conduct
  • VII.D.010: Off-Campus Activities
  • VII.D.020: Code of Conduct

Article VIII: Instruction

Section A: Programs
  • VIII.A.010: Comprehensive Program
  • VIII.A.020: Career/Technical Education
  • VIII.A.030: Curriculum Approval
  • VIII.A.040: Supplementary Class Activities
Section B: Materials
  • VIII.B.010: Catalog
  • VIII.B.020: Selection of Instructional Materials
  • VIII.B.030: Textbooks and Manuals
Section C: Equipment/Facilities
  • VIII.C.010: Use of College-Owned Equipment
  • VIII.C.020: Services or Products Requiring Materials
Section D: Faculty/Activities
  • VIII.D.010: Faculty Senate

Article IX: Community Relations

Section A: Miscellaneous
  • IX.A.010: Board Communications
  • IX.A.020: Staff Responsibilities
  • IX.A.030: Media Releases
  • IX.A.040: Citizens' Advisory Committee

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