Process Improvement

The New River Community and Technical College Process Development and Implementation Project is a college wide effort to document and improve the delivery of services to internal customers (faculty, staff, and other departments) and external customers (students and the community) through a methodical evaluation of the steps necessary to fulfill the College mission.

General Inquiries
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Mailing Address
New River Community and Technical College
Office of Human Resources and Process Improvement
167 Dye Drive
Beckley WV, 25801
Leah A. Taylor
Director of Human Resources and Process Improvement
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Phone: (304) 929-6701
Larry Barnhill
Consultant for Process Improvement
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Phone: (304) 929-5474

Operating Rules

Operating Rule 1 : Grant and External Funding Applications

Operating Rule 2 : Faculty/Administrator Emeritus

Operating Rule 3 : Classified Staff Emeritus

Operating Rule 5 : Prohibition of Weapons

Operating Rule 6 : Salary and Merit

Operating Rule 8 : Naming Designation for College Property

Operating Rule 10 : Tuition Waivers application

Operating Rule 11 : Website

Operating Rule 12 : President Emeritus(a) Status

Operating Rule 13 : Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Operating Rule 14 : Hiring

Operating Rule 15 : Capital Project Management

Operating Rule 16 : Computer Use

Operating Rule 17 : Sexual Harassment

Operating Rule 18 : Bookstore and Textbooks

Operating Rule 19 : Employing, Evaluating, and Responsibilities of the President

Operating Rule 20 : Personnel Development

Operating Rule 21 : Travel

Operating Rule 22 : Drug-Free Workplace

Operating Rule 23 : Tobacco Product-Free Campus

New River Procedures


Procedure No. 1 : Travel

Procedure No. 2 : Book Advance Fund

Procedure No. 3 : Inclement Weather and Emergency Situation Procedure

Procedure No. 4 : Employment Search and Selection

Procedure No. 5 : New Employee Orientation

Procedure No. 6  : RSE Tiers

Procedure No. 7 : Faculty Evaluations

Procedure No. 8 : Summer Office Hours and Employee Work Schedules Procedures

Procedure No. 9  : Grants and External Funding Applications

Procedure No. 10 : Faculty / Administrator Emeritus

Procedure No. 11 : Classified Staff Emeritus

Procedure No. 12 : Drug-Free Workplace

Procedure No. 13 : Naming Designation Procedure for College Property, Academic Divisions, and Faculty Honorary Titles

Procedure No. 14 : Protocol and Response to Student Death

Procedure No. 15 : Influenza and Pandemic Outbreak

Procedure No. 16 : Protocol for Notification of Board of Governors, Employee, or Family Member Death

Procedure No. 17 : Website Maintenance

Procedure No. 18 : Repealed

Procedure No. 19 : Mobile Communication Device Procedure

Procedure No. 20 : Repealed

Procedure No. 21 : Computer Use

Procedure No. 22 : Social Media Procedure

Procedure No. 23 : Background Screening Procedure

Procedure No. 24 : Email Communication

Procedure No. 25 : Personnel Development

Procedure No. 26 : Freedom of Information Requests

Procedure No. 27 : Equal Opportunity, Nondiscrimination, Sexual Misconduct and Other Forms of Harassment

Procedure No. 28:  Academic Forgiveness

Procedure No. 29:  Course Cancellation

Procedure No. 30:  Definition of Credit Hours

Procedure No. 31:  Textbook Affordability

Procedure No. 32:  Directed Independent Study

Procedure No. 33:  Credentialing

Procedure No. 34:  Academic Program Review

Procedure No. 35:  External Public Relations

Procedure No. 36:  Procedures on Operating Rules, College Procedures, and Administrative Desk Procedures

Procedure No. 37:  Event Planning

Procedure No. 38:  Key and Access Card Distribution and Control of Access

Procedure No. 39: Student Withdrawal Procedure after Schedule Adjustment (Add/Drop) Period

Procedure No. 40: Bookstore Scholarship and Bookstore Scholarship Application

Prodedure No. 41: Student Drug Screening

Procedure No. 42: Records Retention - Retention & Disposal Schedule Form - Authorization to Destroy Records Form

Procedure No. 43: Faculty Workload

Procedure No. 44: Student Background Screening

Procedure No. 45: Tobacco Product-Free Campus

Procedure No. 49: Promotion and Tenure


Nondiscrimination Statement

Read more: Nondiscrimination Statement

New River Policies








A.100: Definition of Council, Senate, Committee and Faculty Assembly

A.200: Repealed

A.300: Repealed

A.400: Repealed

A.500: Repealed

A.600: Emeritus Status for Classified Employees

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B.100: Repealed

B.200: Repealed

B.300: Financial Exigency Policy

B.400: Program Reduction, Suspension or Elimination

B.500: Periodic Review of Outside Services

B.600: Honors Designations

B.700: Repealed

B.800: Policy on tuition refunds or credits for students called to Active Military Service

B.900: Repealed

B.1000: Repealed

B.1100: Standards for Degree Designations and General Education Requirements

B.1200: Repealed

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C.100: Financial Aid

C.200: Student Conduct Code

C.300 Vacant

C.400: Drug-Free Campus


C.600: Student Record Policy

C.700: Security Needs

C.800: Student Worker Policy Regarding Confidentiality

C.900: Late Registration Fees

C.1000: Employee Wellness Program

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D.100: Repealed

D.200: Repealed

D.300: Repealed

D.400: Repealed

D.500: Establish fees for students taking classes at New River and other state-supported higher education institutions

D.600: Refund Schedule

D.700: Enforcement and Penalties for Traffic and Parking Violations

D.800: Repealed

D.900: Vacant

D.1000: Repealed

D.1100: Vehicle Management Policy

D.1200: Lost and Found Policy

D.1300: Compensatory/Overtime Provisions

D.1400: Repealed

D.1500: Repealed

D.1600: Repealed

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E.100: In Progress

E.200: Classified Staff Council Constitution

E.300: Repealed

E.400: Scheduling of Summer Courses

E.500: Repealed

E.600: Repealed

E.700: Repealed

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