CHAPTER II: GOVERNANCE1 - STATE UNIVERSITIES

A.  ACADEMIC AFFAIRS (See Chapter III., Section A. for additional academic affairs policies applicable to state universities)
  1. Academic Calendar
  2. Course Numbering System
  3. Credit By Examination
  4. Credit for Courses Involving Travel
  5. Program Review
  6. Program Participation - Outside Funding
  7. New Academic Units and Academic Programs
  8.  Intellectual Property
    a. General Copyright, b. Patent & Copyrightable Software, c. Trademark,
d. Institutional
  9. Naming of Academic Units
  10.  Academic Advising
  11. University Press of Kansas
   
 B.   STUDENTS
  1. Admission
    a. Undergraduate Students to State Universities, b. Undergraduate
Special Programs & Graduate Programs, c. Auditing Courses
  2. Individual Plans for Student Success
  3. Student Records
  4. Student Housing
  5. Student Health Insurance 
  6.  Student Residency, Tuition/Fees, and Payments 
    a. Residence Classification for Fee Purposes, b. Appeals, c. Residence
Committee, d. Decisions of Residence Committee, e. Guidelines
  7. Student Loans
  8. On-Campus Credit Card Solicitation
  9. Student Organizations and Activities
  10. Student Academic Dishonesty
  11. Student Complaint Process
     
 C. CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, FACULTY AND STAFF 
  Unless otherwise specifically stated, as used in the following provisions, the term “unclassified staff” does not include those positions that have been converted from classified to unclassified pursuant to K.S.A. 2011 Supp. 76-715a, and amendments thereto (i.e. University Support Staff).  The words "benefits-eligible" and "full-time" as used herein shall not include positions or employees who are deemed to be full-time exclusively by virtue of the state of Kansas Health Care Commission's determination of eligibility for purposes of employer-provided healthcare coverage.
  1. Administrative Organization
  2. Appointments
   

a. Chief Executive Officer - i. General Provisions, ii. Compensation,
iii. Appointment Process, iv. Assessment; b. Faculty and Staff - i. General Provisions, ii. Recruiting, iii. Spoken English Language Competency,
iv. Criminal Background Check, v. Nepotism, vi. Annual & Multiple Year Appointments, vii. Tenure for Tenure-Track Faculty Appointments

  3. Professorships
    a. Regents Distinguished Professorships, b. Regents Distinguished Research Scholar, c. The Kansas Partnership for Faculty of Distinction Program
  4. Promotions in Academic Rank
  5. Financial Exigency
  6. Suspensions, Terminations and Dismissals
  7. Notice Procedure for Non-Reappointment
  8. Evaluation of Faculty and Post-Tenure Review
  9. Faculty of the Year Award
  10. Leaves
  11. Health Program and Insurance
  12. Commitment of Time, Conflict of Interest, Consulting and Other Employment
    a. General Principles, b. Consulting for Other State of Kansas Agencies,
c. Reporting Requirements, d. Use of University Name, e. Campus Policy Development & Enforcement, f. Distribution & Dissemination
  13.  Political Activity 
  14. Retirement
    a. Retirement Benefits, b. Phased Retirement Program, c. Limited Retirement Health Care Bridge
  15. Emeritus/Emerita Status
    a. Chief Executive Officers, b. Faculty & Other Administrative Officers
  16. Honoraria
  17. Withholding of Paychecks and Set-Off of Amounts Owed
  18. Kansas Tort Claim Act/Legal Defense of Employess
  19. Whistleblowing
  20. Reporting of Child Sexual Abuse
   
 D. FISCAL MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (See Chapter III., Section B. for additional fiscal management policies applicable to state universities) 
  1. Tuition and Fees
    a. Institutional Procedures, b. Establishment or Alteration of Fees & Tuition Rates, c. Calendar for Fees & Tuition Rate Adjustments, d. Payment & Fees, e. Collection of Overdue Accounts, f. Write-Off of Uncollectible Accounts Receivable, g. Tuition Assistance for Faculty/Staff, h. Board Approval of Tuition & Fee Waivers Pursuant to K.S.A. 76-719c
  2. State Appropriations
    a. Unified State Appropriation Request, b. State University Annual Operating Budgets
  3. Federal Funds
  4. Acceptance of Gifts
  5. Financial Reporting
    a. Annual Financial Report, b. Internal Audit Function, c. Non-Public Funds Management Review
  6. Designation of Chief Financial Officer
  7. Affiliated Corporations
  8. Auxiliary Enterprises
  9. Sales of Products and Services
    a. Sales of Products & Services to Students, Faculty, Staff, & University Guests, b. Sales to the External Community, c. Compliance, d. Competition Grievance Procedure
  10. Service Clearing Activities
  11. Contracts
  12. Capital Financing
    a. Authorization, b. Types of Debt, c. Use of Debt, d. Period of Debt, e. Pledge of Available Revenue, f. Refunding Bonds, g. Responsibilities of the Board, h. Responsibilities of the University
  13. Purchasing Pursuant to K.S.A. 76-769
  14. Purchasing Insurance
  15. Advertising
  16. Authorized Disposition of Surplus Property
  17. Refund from Fee Agency Accounts
  18. Sponsored Research Overhead
  19. The Kansas Partnership for Faculty of Distinction Program
  20. Vehicles and Equipment
  21. Travel
    a. Out-of-State Travel Requests - Faculty & Staff, b. Out-of-State Travel Requests - Chief Executive Officers
   
E. FACILITIES
  1. Project Planning
    (Campus Master Plans)
  2. Summary of Approval Requirements
  3. Capital Improvement Projects
    a. Definitions, b. Process, c. Funding, d. Annual Maintenance
  4. Rehabilitation and Repair Projects
    a. Definitions, b. Process, c. Funding
  5. 2007 State Educational Institution Long-Term Infrastructure Maintenance Program
    a. Definitions, b. Process, c. Funding
  6. Energy Conservation Measures (K.S.A. 75-37,125)
  7. Obsolete Buildings
  8. Inspections
    a. State Fire Marshal, b. Department of Administration, c. Boiler & Other Inspections Required by Law
  9. Private Housing
  10. Reports Due
  11. Land Transactions
    a. Leases, b. Easements, c. Sale of Real Property, d. Acquisition of Real Property, e. Real Property Transactions with State University Endowments, Foundations, & Other Related Organizations, f. Designation on the State or National Historic Register
  12. Naming of Buildings
    a. Authority for Naming, b. Criteria, c. Process
  13. Parking and Traffic Rules
  14. Weapons Possession
  15. Use of Campus Facilities
  16. Service of Alcohol in Non-Classroom Areas
  17. Cereal Malt Beverages
   
 F. OTHER 
  1. Interaction with Legislature and Other State Agencies
    a. Legislative Appearances & Committee Hearings, b. Legislative Requests & Proposed Legislation, c. Legislative Post Audit Reports, d. Information Requests from Other State Agencies, e. Attorney General Opinions,
f. Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission Opinions 
  2. Interference with Conduct of Institution
  3. Statement on Diversity and Multiculturalism
  4. Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity
  5. Racial, Sexual and Other Unlawful Harassment
  6. Use of Social Media by Faculty and Staff
  7. Use of Controversial Material, Including the use of Sexually Explicit Materials, in Instruction
  8. Sustainability and Implementation Principles
   

 1See Chapter I., Section A.3. for definition of Governance