Legal Affairs and Handbooks

Final Report

OWG 28 Final Report

Approved CIC Recommendations:

OWG 28 Approved Recommendations


GSU Co-Chair-Kerry Heyward, University Attorney
GPC Co-Chair-Leslie Ann Dunn, Assistant Professor of Business

Committee Membership List



Inst. Affiliation

Bharath Parthasarathy Deputy General Counsel

Georgia State University


28-1. Division of Responsibilities
  • Merge statutes/bylaws
  • Review and revise institutional MOUs
  • Transition legal agreements
  • Identify all reporting requirements and develop plan to ensure compliance
  • Review outstanding contractual obligations with vendors and others
  • Review levels of authority granted to senior administrators
  • Get info to federal agencies & others re cooperative organizations, MOUs
  • Obtain a list of any prior, pending or threatened (a) unfair labor practice charges or complaints against GPC before the EEOC or any other federal, state or local labor relations board; (b) faculty or staff grievances against GPC; (c) arbitrations or mediations proceeding against GPC; or (d) litigation against GPC
  • Obtain copies of all internal, external or USG audit reports concerning GPC over past 3 years (including any management responses)
  • Obtain a description by project of all work performed by outside counsel for GPC over past 3 years (including copies of all bills)
  • Obtain a description of all GPC Hotline calls over past 3 years
  • Review any consent decrees, judgments or other decrees or orders, settlement agreements, and other agreements to which GPC is a party or by which it is bound requiring or prohibiting future activities
  • Obtain a schedule of all material licenses, permits, registrations, governmental approvals, and clearances obtained, pending or otherwise, required for the conduct of business of GPC (and its affiliated organizations)
  • Obtain a complete list of loss and claims experience over the past 3 years
  • Review GPC Clery Act annual reports for past 3 years
  • Review GPC Georgia Open Records Act policies and procedures
28-2. University Policy Mergers and Handbooks
  • Merge university handbooks
28-3. Faculty and Staff Policy Mergers and Handbooks
  • Merge faculty handbooks
  • Merge staff handbooks
28-4. Student Policy Mergers and Handbooks
  • Merge student handbooks