News

Feb
8
2021
The Academic Credentials for Faculty, Graduate Teaching Assistants, and Other Teachers Policy provides academic credential guidelines for faculty as well as others who teach at Baylor University.
Feb
8
2021
The Group Insurance Policy provides details on the plans that are covered under the University’s group insurance and the definition of a spouse and dependents that employees can cover under their plan(s). The policy provides enrollment and continuation of coverage details and instructions.
Feb
1
2021
The Promotion for Tenured Faculty Policy (BU-PP 702) addresses promotion to the rank of Professor. The revision of the policy is necessary because the current BU-PP 702, last revised in minor ways in 2007, lacks detail that is necessary for guiding all faculty and administrators in the promotion consideration process.
Jan
25
2021
The Faculty Development Policy provides an account of resources available to faculty for their professional development.
Jan
13
2021
The Policy on Adjunct Faculty is a new policy. It is important for Baylor to have such a policy because of the very large number of individuals serving as part-time Adjunct Faculty at Baylor.
Jan
8
2021
The Alternate Work Location Policy provides designated Baylor University employees with the opportunity to perform their work at a location other than on Campus.
Jan
8
2021
The BU-PP Introduction and Important Notice provides employees with important notices and an introduction to the University’s policies.
Nov
9
2020
This policy updates the University’s previous Policy on Full-Time Lecturers and Senior Lecturers at Baylor University.
Oct
30
2020
This policy updates the University’s previous Purchasing Card policies and procedures.
Oct
30
2020
The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Policy establishes standards and procedures for the administration of the Workers’ Compensation program as well as establishes preventative measures for work-related accidents, injuries, and illnesses.
Oct
26
2020
The Policy Statement on Alcohol and Other Drugs was recently revised.
Oct
19
2020
The Whistleblower Policy establishes procedures for the good faith reporting of suspected or actual misconduct and prohibits interference with, or retaliation for, such reporting.
Oct
5
2020
The Nepotism Policy establishes the principles and procedures to ensure employees’ primary commitments to the University and the objective performance of their professional responsibilities are not adversely affected by familial relationships.
Sep
28
2020
University Compliance and Risk Services recently updated the Driving on Behalf of Baylor University policy. The policy provides guidance on the driving process and procedures at the university.
Sep
23
2020
The Staff Supplemental Pay Policy was recently revised.
Aug
21
2020
The Baylor Civil Rights Policy and Procedures has been updated. The Civil Rights Policy and Procedures for Employees and the Civil Rights Policy and Procedures for Students have been combined into one policy.
Aug
14
2020
Baylor University continues to value robust reporting and response practices. The policy will continue to require all University employees to report alleged misconduct (with the exception of those deemed Confidential employees) regardless of where or when the alleged misconduct occurs.
Aug
10
2020
The FERPA Policy has been updated.
Aug
3
2020
Please do NOT complete the COVID-19 test kit you will soon receive in the mail until 7 days prior to your scheduled return to the Baylor campus for the fall semester. This instruction supersedes the information emailed to you last Thursday.
Aug
3
2020
The Student Conduct Code has been updated to address actions that target based on race and include the potential for using racist actions or behaviors as aggregating factors for student conduct sanctions.
Jul
28
2020
Baylor is requiring a negative COVID-19 test of all students coming to campus for the fall semester. We are mailing mandatory COVID-19 test kits to students beginning next week.
Jul
7
2020
The Global Safety and Security Policy provides guidance to all Baylor University travelers.
Jul
7
2020
The updated Tobacco-Free and Smoke-Free Campus Policy standardizes the University’s position on the use of tobacco products on University-controlled property.

This policy discusses smoking and the use of all tobacco products (including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, electronic cigarettes, chewing tobacco, snuff, and other tobacco products) by students, faculty, staff, and visitors on all University owned, operated, leased, occupied, or controlled property.
Jul
2
2020
This information outlines the notification steps Baylor University employees and supervisors need to take when an employee is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, waiting on test results or has a lab-confirmed positive COVID-19 test.
Jun
21
2020
Today we are announcing an important public safety measure as we continue to see an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases within the Waco area. Effective Monday (June 22, 2020), face coverings are required to be worn by all individuals (faculty, staff, students and visitors) in all buildings on the Baylor campus.
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