Administration & Finance How To Reference Guide

for Deans, Chairs, Directors, Department Heads


The purpose of this guide is to provide an easy reference guide for deans, directors, chairs and department heads highlighting aspects of A&F services, policies and procedures which are important to management functions.

The Guide is presented solely for informational purposes.  The policies, duties, and responsibilities of campus employees are determined and set forth in various provisions of Federal and Massachusetts statutes and regulations, Board of Trustees policies, the Board of Higher Education applicable policies, applicable collective bargaining agreements, and various campus policies. In the event of any error in this reference guide or any conflict between the contents of this reference guide and those laws, regulations, and policies, the latter take precedence.

Please use the Table of Contents to the left to explore department related topics.