Policies Under Development

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

New Policies
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.

The Office of Finance & Administration is proposing a new policy on wireless communication devices including cell phones.  This policy will clarify when W&M provides employees with devices versus when employees are given a stipend towards the service plan cost for their personal devices.  It sets three rates of monthly stipends, from $15-45, and procedures for setting and reviewing stipends.. It is available for review and comment though Tribe Response Form until June 2, 2017.

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 International Travel Policy was available for campus review and comment through March 7, 2017. It is now being finalized.

Policy on Financial Conflict of Interest.  This policy was adopted in 1995 and has not been updated.  Proposed revisions are underway.   

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.
  • Lactation policy (policy relating to employees or students breastfeeding children or expressing milk).  There is a website with information on pregancy and lactation rights and resources.
  • Policy on FMLA leave.
  • Outside food sourcing policy (under development by Auxiliary Services).