Midland College Manual of Policies

Table
of
Contents

Section 1
Governance, Organization, and Policy

Section 2
Academic Policy

Section 3
Student Policy

Section 4
Finance and Business Policy

Section 5
Personnel Policy

[Preface]


Section 1
Governance, Organization, and Policy
System of Governance 1:01:01
Purpose of the Board 1:02:01
Duties of the Board 1:02:02
Rights and Responsibilities of Board Members 1:02:03
Eligibility/Qualifications 1:03:01
Election of Board Members 1:03:02
Orientation of Board Members 1:03:03
Election of Officers 1:03:04
Duties of Board Officers 1:03:05
College Board Meetings 1:04:01
Public Participation 1:04:02
Board Committees 1:05:01
Conventions, Conferences, and Workshops 1:06:01
Policy and Bylaw Development 1:07:01
Conflict of Interest 1:08:01
Vacancies and Removal from Office 1:09:01
The College President as the Executive Officer 1:10:01
Responsibilities of the President 1:10:02
Code of Ethics 1:11:01
Crisis Response Plan 1:12:01
Display of Flags in Time of Reverence 1:12:02
Strategic Planning 1:13:01
Institutional Effectiveness 1:13:02
Committees 1:13:03
Substantive Change Notification and Approval 1:14:01

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Section 2
Academic Policy
Faculty Role and Responsibilities 2:01:01
Faculty Evaluation and Re-employment Recommendation 2:01:02
Faculty Professional Development 2:01:03
Faculty Retrenchment 2:01:04
Due Process for Disciplinary Action for Faculty Members Under Contract 2:01:05
Class Size and Faculty Load 2:01:06
Textbook Selection/Changes 2:01:07
Faculty Sabbatical 2:01:08
Faculty Rank & Professional Development Credit 2:01:09
Research Proposals 2:01:10
Academic Freedom and Tenure 2:02:01
Faculty Senate 2:03:01
College Catalog and Course Schedules 2:04:01
Scholastic Standards 2:05:01
Degrees, Degree Requirements and Academic Requirements for Graduation 2:06:01
College Level Course Enrollment 2:07:01
Developmental Education 2:07:02
Non-Credit Program 2:08:01
Dual Enrollment 2:09:02
Learning Resource Center Services 2:10:01
Intellectual Property 2:11:01
Professional Nurse Peer Review 2:12:01
Technology Resource Plan 2:14:04
Invasive Procedure 2:15:01
Auditing 2:16:01
Credit for Nontraditional Education 2:17:01
Transfer Coursework Evaluation 2:17:02
Distance Education 2:18:01

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Section 3
Student Policy
Student Admissions 3:01:01
International Student Admissions 3:01:02
Student Classification System 3:01:03
Student Records 3:01:04
Student Residency Requirements 3:01:05
Student Financial Aid Programs 3:02:01
Student Attendance 3:03:01
Student Withdrawals 3:03:02
Student Rights, Responsibilities and Due Process 3:04:01
Grade Appeal 3:04:02
Student Role in Institutional Decision Making 3:04:03
Student Organizations 3:05:01
Student Housing 3:06:01
Solicitations & Advertising 3:07:01

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Section 4
Finance and Business Policy
Annual Budget 4:01:01
Annual Audit 4:01:02
Annual Financial Statement 4:01:03
General Accounting 4:02:01
Deposits of College Funds 4:03:02
Selection of Depository 4:03:03
Midland College Investment Policy 4:03:04
Funds for Student Organizations 4:03:05
Receipts and Custody of Money 4:04:01
Gift Acceptance 4:04:02
Political Advertising 4:04:03
Conflict of Interest 4:04:04
Fund Raising and Private Donor Solicitation 4:04:05
Grant Proposal Development & Grant Awards 4:04:06
Motor Vehicle, Boat, or Airplane Donation 4:04:07
F. Marie Hall Academic Building Student/Faculty Permanent Art Collection 4:04:08
Tax Bond Issues 4:05:01
Revenue Bonds 4:05:02
Time Warrants 4:05:03
Short Term Notes 4:05:04
Ad Valorem Taxes 4:06:01
Expenditures Authorization and Check Signing 4:07:01
Buildings and Grounds 4:08:01
Insurance 4:08:02
Keys/Key Cards 4:08:03
Disposal of Surplus Property 4:09:01
Sale or Trade of District Land 4:09:02
Rentals and Service Charges 4:09:03
Campus Security Personnel 4:10:02
Rules and Regulations: Safety and Welfare: Traffic and Parking Controls 4:10:03
Purchasing 4:11:01
Purchasing Ethics 4:11:02
Vendor Relationships 4:11:03
Competitive Bidding 4:11:04
Equipment Inventory, Capitalization and Depreciation 4:12:01
Auxiliary Enterprises 4:13:01
Indebtedness to the College 4:13:02
Administrative Computer Services 4:14:01
Computer Catastrophe Control 4:14:03
Computer Replacements 4:14:04
Software Upgrades 4:14:05
Network Upgrades 4:14:06
Use of Facilities Other Than Al G. Langford Chaparral Center 4:15:01
Payment of Student Fees and Enrollment 4:16:01
Installment Payment Plan 4:16:02
Fees for Senior Citizens in Credit Classes 4:16:03
Credit Cards 4:17:01
Cellular Phone/Beeper Usage
4:17:02

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Section 5
Personnel Policy
Hiring Processes 5:01:01
Equal Employment 5:01:02
Personnel Records 5:01:03
Conditions of Employment 5:01:04
Performance Evaluation 5:01:05
Disclosure of Employment Information 5:01:06
Nepotism 5:01:07
Employee Professional Development 5:01:08
Employment of Non-Citizens 5:01:09
New Positions 5:02:01
Work Hours 5:02:02
Re-Employment of Former Employees 5:02:03
Criminal History Background Checks 5:02:04
Salary Progression - Faculty/Classified Personnel 5:03:01
Faculty Assignments and Compensation - Summer and Interim Sessions 5:03:02
Reclassification 5:03:03
Promotion 5:03:04
Lateral Transfer 5:03:05
Demotion 5:03:06
Secretarial Advancements 5:03:07
Certified Professional Secretary / Administrative Professional 5:03:08
Salary-Grant Personnel 5:03:09
Leave for Staff Development 5:03:10
Annualized Salary 5:03:11
Outside Employment 5:04:01
Holidays 5:05:01
Vacation Leave 5:05:02
Sick Leave 5:05:03
Authorized Leave Other Than Sick Leave or Vacation 5:05:04
Family and Medical Leave Policy 5:05:05
Sick Leave Pool 5:05:06
General Travel 5:06:01
Intercollegiate Athletic Travel 5:06:02
Student Travel 5:06:03
Benefits 5:07:01
Employee Benefit Insurance 5:07:02
Worker's Compensation Insurance 5:07:03
Unemployment Insurance 5:07:04
Liability Insurance 5:07:05
Tuition/Fees Grant 5:08:01
Fees Grant 5:08:02
Employee Grievance 5:09:01
Anti-Harassment, Including Sexual Harassment 5:09:02
Employee Conduct and Work Rules 5:09:03
Due Process for Disciplinary Action for Contract Employees 5:09:04
Technology Use and Ethics 5:09:05
Safety 5:09:06
Payroll Authorization and Deductions 5:10:01
Personal Check Cashing 5:11:01
Retirement - Eligibility 5:12:01
Chronic Communicable Disease 5:13:01
Drug and Alcohol Abuse 5:13:02
Smoking 5:14:01
Use of Food, Drink, and Tobacco Products 5:14:02
Religious Harassment 5:15:02

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