of West Georgia
is a unit of the University System of Georgia and is governed by the
Regents through the Chancellor and Staff of the Central Office of the
University System. Details concerning
the general policies of the Board of Regents are published periodically
in the Board
of Regents Policy Manual, University System of Georgia.
Information regarding policies adopted for
particular institutions or the exact wording of a specific policy is
in the official minutes of the Board.
These documents are available to the faculty and staff upon
University is also governed by statutes which have been approved by the
of Regents. These statutes contain
official statements of general policy, rules, regulations, procedures,
organizations, and governance at the University of West
Board of Regents retains the power to
modify, amend, or repeal the statutes of the University.
copy of the organizational chart of the University of West
has been inserted into this Handbook.
handbook is a compilation of general policies and procedures which
professional activities of the faculty and staff at the University of West Georgia.
handbook and its provisions do not constitute an employment contract or
agreement, nor any part thereof, between the University and any
rules and regulations within this handbook are subject to change by
action of the faculty and/or administration.
Such changes become effective on the date they are approved by
President of the University.