Minutes: Policies and Procedures Committee
Wednesday, March 18

Present: DeJong (chair), Gabbert (recorder), Horney, Pierce, Byrnes, Delancey, Lewis

Minutes from 2/24/09 were provided and approved as amended.

Updates from L. DeJong:
- 148.1, 111.1, 111.11 approved at March faculty meeting and have been updated in the online manual.
- Jean mentioned that there are 76 policies with the old position of Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean. She suggested that these have high priority for review next year.  228.1 Tuition Benefits for Faculty and Staff will be reviewed by a small subgroup of the P&P committee for revisions suggested in the faculty meeting (L. DeJong, T. Lewis, and M. Byrnes)
- T. Lewis suggested that a goal for next year might be to have certain terms defined in a single location in the P&P manual.

File 071.8 Information Technology Advisory Council
Several minor editing changes and title changes were suggested. It was also suggested that the Chair of ACC be included in the council, and Pierce indicated that this was already approved by C&IS. The policy will have Faculty classification. It will be brought to the faculty in the April meeting.

File 168.1 Sabbatical Leaves
The change proposed for the impact of May Experience was reviewed and approved. The policy will be brought to the faculty in the April meeting but must sit on the table for 30 days.

File 157.92 Resignation
This policy will be brought to the faculty in the April meeting.

File 192.6 Furman Studies
This policy will be brought to the faculty in the April meeting.

File 131.5 Due Process
The following issues were raised:
- Library, CTEL faculty, ROTC faculty are not included in the definition of term appointment faculty.
- Beckford and Kazee need to review for position titles.

The Constitution will be reviewed at the next meeting.

The next meeting of the Policies and Procedures Committee will be March 24th at 8:00am.

Respectfully submitted,
Paula Gabbert, Recorder
Policies and Procedures Committee

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