Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

BPPM Revision Memorandum


July 10, 2006

TO: Manual Users
FROM: Ralph Jenks, Manager
SUBJECT: Business Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Two Hundred Eighty-Two


This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

University DUNS Number 40.05

The University’s assigned Dun and Bradstreet Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number is to be used as the institutional identifier on all sponsored project proposal applications and other sponsored project accounting activities. This requirement is in accordance with federal Office of Management and Budget regulations and applies to all University units.

Cash Awards to WSU Employees 55.56

This revision updates the requirements for accounts used to support employee awards.

Classification and Reclassification 60.02

This revision updates the procedures and the forms for requesting classification or reclassification of civil service and administrative professional positions.

Recruitment for Classified Positions 60.18

This revision adds procedures for Human Resource Services (HRS) to disqualify an individual from consideration for employment. The revision also adds procedures for an individual to request a review of his or her removal from an applicant or candidate pool.

Layoff–Civil Service Employees 60.37

This revision updates the list of WSU layoff units.

Departmental personnel are to contact HRS to discuss any proposed layoff prior to initiating layoff procedures.

Performance Management Evaluations 60.55

This revision provides current requirements and procedures for conducting employee performance evaluations.

The name of this section was previously Performance Evaluations.

Promotional Organizational Units 60.69

The section is removed.

Purchasing Card 70.08

The purchasing card maximum transaction limit is increased from $2500 to $3000. This revision also updates the roles, responsibilities, and associated forms for cardholders, card reconcilers, and approving officials.