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Policy 1-1-1: Policy and Procedure Development at WNC

WNC Policy 1-1-1
Procedure: Policy and Procedure Development at WNC
Policy No.: 1-1-1
Department: President's Office
Contact: President's Office
Policy:

WNC shall operate under policies and procedures recommended by the College Council and approved by the College president. These policies and procedures shall conform to NSHE Code, Nevada Revised Statutes, and other regulatory directives.

  • Section 1: Composition of College Council
    • A. College Council members shall be:
      • 1. College President
      • 2. Vice President Academic Affairs and Student Affairs
      • 3. Vice President Finance and Administrative Services
      • 4. Vice President of Human Resources and General Counsel
      • 5. Academic Faculty Senate Chairperson
      • 6. Administrative Faculty Senate Chairperson
      • 7. Classified Council Chairperson
      • 8. Associated Students of Western Nevada President or representative
      • 9. Academic Director
      • 10. SPFIE Representative
  • Section 2: Development of College Policies and Procedures
    • A. Proposal for new or modified policies or procedures shall be submitted to the College Council through Academic Affairs Council, Faculty Senate, Administrative Faculty Senate, Classified Council, Associated Students of Western Nevada or appropriate college committees. Proposed changes will be distributed, in writing by the originator of the policy change, to the college community within 7 calendar days of the College Council meeting wherein it was presented as an e-mail attachment.
    • B. All proposed policies and procedures, new and modified must be reviewed by those bodies represented on College Council and action must be taken within 60 calendar days.
  • Section 3: Approval of Policies and Procedures
    • A. New and modified policies and procedures shall be recommended by a majority vote of the College Council and approved by the College President.
  • Section 4: Distribution of College Policies and Procedures
    • A. Approved policies and procedures shall be available in the College's libraries.
    • B. Approved policies and procedures shall be available on the College's web site.
    • C. Approved policies and procedures shall be distributed by the President's Office via e-mail attachment to the college community within 7 calendar days of approval by the College Council.
Date Adopted and Dates Revised
Date Adopted October 9, 2001 Dates Revised May 14, 2013; September 2, 2008; November 21, 2006; January 25, 2005; May 11, 2004
NSHE and NRS Codes
NSHE Code Reference NSHE Board of Regents Handbook

WNC Bylaws

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URL: http://www.wnc.edu/policymanual/1-1-1.php
Date Printed: September 30, 2014
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