Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

BPPM Revision Memorandum


February 6, 2007

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


This BPPM revision includes the following change:

Proposal Processing and Development 40.02

This revision updates the procedures for investigators to search for funding sources and adds routing requirements for proposal submissions to some private sponsors. The revision also updates the list of administrators who must approve proposals prior to submission to the Office of Grant and Research Development (OGRD).

Benefit Transfer for Previous State of Washington Employment 60.19

The office of Benefit Services is now part of Human Resource Services (HRS), and is no longer listed as a separate responsible office. The process for reporting previous employment benefit information is updated.

Reporting Daily Activity for Temporary Employees 60.61

The reference to the Payroll Documents Schedule is updated to reflect current schedule information.

Buying Meals or Light Refreshments for Meetings 70.31

This revision removes a prohibition against payment for employee meals with job candidates.

Academic Media Services 80.13

This revision updates the services available from Academic Media Services. (Academic Media Services combines the functions of two former departments, Instructional Support Services and WHETS.) This department is moved from Information Technology Services, and is now a division of Educational and Public Media.

The title of this section is changed from Instructional Support Services.

All-University Records Retention Schedule: Payroll and Personnel Records Used Campus-Wide 90.01.30-37

This revision increases the scope of the records series, Appointing Authority, to include delegations of authority to appoint faculty and administrative professionals, as well as classified employees.