Handbook Modification, Amendment and Revision | Kent State University

Handbook Modification, Amendment and Revision

The implementation, modification, amendment and revision of this Handbook are governed by the applicable CBA. 

Suggestions for modifications or amendments to the Handbook may be initiated at any time by the Chair or by any faculty member.  Proposed modifications or amendments are subject to discussion, revision, and recommendation by the FAC.  Any substantive modifications, amendments, or revisions to the Handbook shall be approved by majority vote of the Faculty.  This vote is to be recorded as to outcome and date. The Handbook will be reviewed on a five-year cycle. 

Revisions may also be made at the direction of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in order to reflect changes in Department, College, University, or other policies.  All proposed changes to the Handbook are subject to the approval of the Dean of the College. Modifications or additions to the departmental Operating Procedures Manual (referenced in this Handbook) may be initiated at any time by the Chair or by any faculty member.  Proposed modifications to the Operating Procedures Manual are subject to discussion, revision, and recommendation by the FAC.  Any substantive change to the Operating Procedures Manual shall be approved by majority vote of the Faculty.