Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

BPPM Revision Memorandum


DATE: July 25, 2008
FROM: Ralph Jenks, Director
TO: Manual Users
SUBJECT: Business Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Three Hundred Twenty-Five


This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

Delegation of Appointing Authority 60.10

This revision:

  • Updates the definition of appointing authority.
  • Updates the list of powers held only by appointing authorities.
  • Updates the definition of employing officials.
  • Updates the list of employment actions which typically involve employing officials.
  • Updates the requirements and procedures for removal of appointing authority.
  • Updates the procedure for requesting temporary employment appointing authority.

Receipt, Inspection, and Acceptance of Purchased Goods 70.14

This revision updates the procedures for receiving shipments at WSU Pullman and non-Pullman locations. Procedures are updated for notifying Central Receiving or Accounts Payable of received shipments. Accounts Payable authorizes payment after receiving notification of receipt. Note: Central Receiving no longer issues Receiving Reports with delivered shipments.

All-University Records Retention Schedules: Administrative–Executive Level Records (Dean and above) 90.01.10-11

This revision adds the records series titled History Files to the Administrative–Executive Level Records table.

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

This revision updates the description of the records series titled Department’s Employee File.