Chapter 3354:2-10 College Gounds In General

3354:2-10-01 College business hours.

(A) The uniform business hours of all college operations are, at the minimum, eight a.m. to five p.m. Monday through Friday. Extended hours of operations will be scheduled for departments providing direct services to students.

(B) In college operations where non-standard shifts are required, the cognizant administrator in consultation with the vice president for human resources and Organizational Development will set special hours in order to ensure effective and efficient coverage.

Replaces: 3354:2-10-01

Effective: 5/3/2004
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3354
Rule Amplifies: 3354
Prior Effective Dates: 3/2/89, 3/6/2003

3354:2-10-05 Authority to enter contracts.

Only the president, acting president, vice presidents, the board Chair or the Vice chair in the absence of the chair, shall have the authority to sign contractual agreements on behalf of the college. Furthermore, contractual agreements involving the expenditure of funds shall not become effective prior to certification by the 'treasurer or deputy treasurer of the district pursuant to section 5705.41 of the Revised Code. Contractual agreements include, but are not limited to: purchase contracts, employment contracts, contracts for services, facilities use agreements, maintenance contracts, scholarship awards, letters of intent for athletes, and other commitments which bind the college in an obligation to persons, firms, or other organizations for services and materials. Copies of all contracts shall be retained in the office of the vice President for administrative services or their designate. Contracts executed in violation of this policy may become the personal obligation of the signator.

Replaces: 3354:2-10-05

Effective: 3/1/2012
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3354
Rule Amplifies: 3354
Prior Effective Dates: 1/11/1996, 3/6/2003, 5/3/2004

3354:2-10-09 Public use of college grounds for expressive activities.

(A) The college recognizes and promotes the constitutional freedoms guaranteed by the United States and Ohio Constitutions, including freedom of speech, press and assembly. All persons, whether or not they are affiliated with the college may conduct expressive activities on College grounds (defined as publicly accessible outdoor areas exclusive of athletic fields, parking lots and driveways). Expressive activities may be subject to reasonable regulation by the College with regard to time, place and manner of the activities in order for the College to maintain an appropriate and safe educational and work environment for all persons present on college property (including but not limited to students, employees, and visitors); ensure the effective operation of college business and other activities; and preserve and protect college property.

(B) College employees will not consider the content of expressive activities when enforcing this policy or the related procedure, BT10-09A.

(C) Expressive activities carried out under this Policy shall not be considered to be speech made by, on behalf of or endorsed by the college.

(D) This policy does not apply to use of college facilities and grounds for official events sponsored by the college.

(E) No policy can address every possible activity or situation that may occur on College property, and the College reserves the right to address such situations as circumstances warrant.

(F) This policy supersedes any provisions in any other earlier-adopted college policies that address similar or overlapping issues, such as use of outdoor spaces.

(G) Any person, group or recognized student organization who believes unlawful, unreasonable or arbitrary limitations have been imposed on any of their speech or other expressive activities under this policy may file a complaint with the chief of staff and senior vice president for institutional development and effectiveness.

Effective: 3/19/2015
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3354
Rule Amplifies: 3354
Prior Effective Dates:

3354:2-10-10 Policy for a smoke-free environment.

Lakeland community college is dedicated to providing a healthy, comfortable and productive work environment for all members of the college community. This goal can be achieved only through ongoing efforts to protect non-smokers and to help affected persons adjust to restrictions on smoking. Smoking is, therefore, prohibited throughout college-owned or leased buildings and/or vehicles.

Replaces: 3354:2-10-10

Effective: 5/3/2004
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3354
Rule Amplifies: 3354
Prior Effective Dates: 9/5/1991

3354:2-10-11 Alcohol-free campus.

It is the policy of Lakeland community college to provide and maintain an alcohol-free academic environment. For all non-college functions, any possession, distribution, or use of alcohol is prohibited throughout college property unless expressly authorized by the vice president for administrative services and treasurer. In addition, such events must have a police officer in attendance.

Replaces: 3354:2-10-11

Effective: 5/3/2004
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3354
Rule Amplifies: 3354
Prior Effective Dates: 1/11/1996

3354:2-10-12 Guidelines for naming rights.

(A) The following guidelines are intended to provide information to members of the college community and other interested parties regarding the naming of buildings and facilities, academic positions, academic programs or departments, endowments, other significant aspects of the college and variations of these aspects at the college.

(1) College buildings and facilities, academic positions, academic programs or departments, endowments and other significant aspects of college may bear the names of distinguished persons and organizations whose outstanding civic, intellectual, or artistic contributions are consistent with the nature and mission of the college, the community or the nation. Buildings and facilities shall include, but not be limited to: grounds, property, buildings, rooms, monuments, foliage, and other physical improvements to the college campus. Academic positions include division or department chairs, professorships or lecture positions; academic programs include programs of study, departments and other college organizational entities such as the library; endowments for specific activities.

(2) Individuals and organizations which may be recommended for such an honor include, but are not limited to, the following:

(a) Deceased members of the campus community, including graduates, former students, trustees, faculty, staff or others who have rendered distinctive service to the college.

(b) Donors, or those named by donors, in recognition of significant contributions to the community-at-large which exemplify the highest ideals of the college.

(3) A contribution or contributions must be large enough to merit this level of recognition. The following percentages are given as approximations of the level of private gift:

(a) The donor must give a minimum of approximately twenty five per cent of the building's current value or projected new construction cost;

(b) The donor must give a minimum of approximately fifty percent of the building's renovation cost; 'X

(c) An endowed chair can be established with a minimum gift of ; five hundred thousand dollars

(d) An endowed professorship or lectureship can be established with a minimum gift one hundred fifty thousand dollars

(4) Recommendations for the naming of buildings and facilities and academic programs and positions shall be directed to the president of the college. The recommendation should be accompanied by supporting statements. The board shall name college buildings and facilities and significant academic programs and positions. The board also approves the naming of public spaces - rooms or spaces within the college or exterior spaces on campus.

Replaces: 3354:2-10-12

Effective: 5/3/2004
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3354
Rule Amplifies: 3354
Prior Effective Dates: 1/15/1998

3354:2-10-13 Guidelines for financial reserves.

The following guidelines are established for undesignated reserves within board controlled unrestricted funds for the purpose of providing fiscal stability to the college.

(A) Educational and (general current operating) Fund

The undesignated reserve within this fund balance should be greater than or equal to ten percent of this fund's total annual expenditures and transfers.

(B) Auxiliary fund

The undesignated reserve within this fund balance should be greater than or equal to five per cent of this fund's annual revenues.

(C) Renewals and replacements (unrestricted) plant fund

The undesignated reserve within this fund balance should be greater than or equal to two per cent of Investment in Plant. Investment in Plant means land improvements, buildings, and building improvements.

Replaces:3354:2-10-13

Effective: 5/3/2004
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3354
Rule Amplifies: 3354
Prior Effective Dates: 2/7/2002