Policies Under Development

Significant new policies, proposed policies, and policy revisions are available here.

Proposed Policies

Significant proposed policies and policy revisions are published here, in draft form, for campus comment, as part of W&M's Policy Program.

There are no proposed policies at this time.  

New Policies

Policies adopted within the past six month are highlighted below.

Policies Under Review or Finalization

These are policies previously proposed and being finalized, or current W&M policies that are being reviewed and may be updated, revised, or eliminated. 

  • The proposed Designation of Funds as Donation/Gift or Grant/Sponsored Program Policy was available for review and comment until November 8, 2017. This policy establishes guidelines for distinguishing between two types of funding given to the university or an associate foundation: gifts and grants. The policy is currently being finalized.  
  • The proposed Family and Medical Leave Act Policy was available for review until September 18. It is now being finalized. This policy ensures that the university complies with the Family and Medical Leave Act, which guarantees eligible employees with unpaid leave in certain situations.
Ideas for New Policies or Significant Revisions

This is a non-exhaustive list of new policies that are being drafted, considered, or planned.  They may or may not come into being.  If you have questions or suggestions about these policies, please contact the Office of Compliance & Equity.  

  • Policy on employee contact with federal and state government officials. Under development by the Office of Governmental Affairs.  
  • Licensing policy.  Under Development by the Licensing Office (Auxiliary Services).