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Draft and Revised Policies

Academic Affairs

ACAF 3.15 Classroom Scheduling

Policy updated to reflect changes in the exam schedule and to set a deadline for classroom renovations made during the summer session. substantial revision approved 092112. Open Comment - 02/01/2019
Policy For: All Campuses
Procedures For: Columbia Campus
Deadline for Comments: 02/14/2019

ACAF 3.15 Policy Detail

 

Equal Opportunity Programs

EOP 1.01 Equal Opportunity Complaint Processing Procedures

Revised to comply with State and Federal Law, and current USC policies and procedures.
Policy For: All Campuses
Procedures For: All Campuses
Deadline for Comments: 02/14/2019

EOP 1.01 Policy Detail

 

Human Resources

HR 1.42 Grievances

Policy Revision:
A. Changes the internal procedure from an adversarial process (whereby both parties testify in the presence of the other, with cross examination) to a non-adversarial one where a Panel is charged with fact-finding and recommending to the President.
B. Removes alleged inequities in pay within the University as a grievable action since it is not provided for under the State Employee Grievance Procedure Act.
C. Adds informal mediation as an option in the grievance procedure to encourage voluntary resolution of grievances.
D. Removes one level in a three-step grievance procedure to promote greater efficiency and timeliness in the process.
E. Establishes initiation of a grievance with the Vice President for Human Resources to determine if the matter is grievable prior to review of the facts/merits of a grievance by a Vice President, Chancellor, or Dean.
F. Revises terminology to be more consistent with the State Employee Grievance Procedures Act.
Policy For: All Campuses
Procedures For: All Campuses
Deadline for Comments: 02/14/2019

HR 1.42 Policy Detail

HR 1.81 Summer Compensation for Faculty

This policy describes the manner in which University faculty may be compensated during the summer and outside of the base period of employment, pursuant to regulations of the South Carolina Human Resources Division. This policy eliminates the references to Maymester, Summer I and Summer II sessions, revises the compensation guidelines for faculty teaching during the summer and removes procedural information.
Policy For: All Campuses
Procedures For: All Campuses
Deadline for Comments: 02/14/2019

HR 1.81 Policy Detail