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Effective 4/2021

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POLICY APPROVAL TEMPLATE

Instructions:  Complete each field with information that pertains to the policy you are proposing.   Overwrite or delete all of the guidance in each field before submitting for review. If the field does not apply, leave blank, or list “N/A” to mean Not Applicable.

Policy Name

Title of Policy

Policy Category

The general area of college activity affected by this policy (e.g.: academic, administrative, athletics, communications, data & technology, financial, human resources, resources, safety, student life, travel). If the policy is directly related to multiple areas of the college, multiple categories may be listed.

Choose an item.

Policy Approved By

The highest level of authority required for the policy to be enacted. Choose an item.

Responsible Division Head or VP

The person(s) with primary responsibility for implementing and maintaining the policy. (use the person’s Position Title, not their name)

Responsible Department

The unit under the Responsible VP with direct responsibility for implementing and maintaining the policy.

Responsible AVP or Director

The person in charge of a departmental unit. (use the person’s Position Title, not their name)

Original Policy Date

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Last Known Revision Date

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Current Policy Effective Date

Click or tap to enter a date.  Leave blank initially.  To be completed upon approval of this draft policy.  Format MM/DD/YYYY

Recommended Policy Review Date

The date upon which the Responsible AVP or Director should initiate the next review of the policy’s efficacy. Typically no longer than three years. Format MM/DD/YYYY

Policy Applies To

 Choose an item.  One of six groups of college stakeholders: faculty, support staff, administrators, all employees, students, entire campus, contractors, guests and/or vendors. Select the affected group from the drop-down menu

Additional Authority/References

Related policies, local, state, or federal laws, or regulations that influence this policy.

 

 

 

POLICY PURPOSE

Reason and objective for the policy. Maximum 75 words.

 

BACKGROUND

This section sets the context for the policy and any historical information pertinent to understanding the policy.

 

DEFINITIONS

TERM

DEFINITION

Term 1

Definitions of specific terms should be in alphabetical order and include technical terms or Albright-specific language that readers may not understand.

Term 2

Definition

Term 3

Definition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POLICY TEXT

Policy text.  Avoid or do not include procedures. Procedures are statements that prescribe specific actions to be taken to implement approved policy. Procedures should be clear, concise, linked electronically to the policy, and reviewed periodically to ensure consistency with the policy. Procedures should be maintained separately (for ease in updating them), and linked to the related policy. Procedures should be documented separately and can be linked in the section “associated procedures location” below when possible.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ASSOCIATED PROCEDURES LOCATION

 

 

 

 

REVISION LOG

DATE OF REVISION

MAJOR CHANGES

(Note:     electronic copies of the former versions of the policy must be maintained within the unit, department, or division)

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IMPLEMENTATION PLAN – For decision-making purposes only.  This will not appear in the Final Policy that is posted to the Policy Repository.

The implementation plan will be created during the drafting of the policy and must be included in the Policy Template prior to a policy's submission to any committee for which comment is requested, for example the Policy Committee or the Educational Policy Committee.  

 

The implementation plan should include the general features or key points and any training essential for the implementation of the policy.  This plan will be created in consultation with key stakeholders involved in the policy's implementation and should not be confused with the policy's accompanying procedure, which address this process in greater detail.

 

DECISION – For decision-making purposes only.   This will not appear in the Final Policy that is posted to the Policy Repository.

Date of Draft Policy Review

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Name of Reviewing Committee/Individual

 

Date Approved

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Comments:

Date Rejected

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Comments:

Date Draft Tabled or Further Review Needed (provide comments including plan for re-submission)

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Comments:

 


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