Ivy Tech State College

TO: All Full-Time Employees    
DATE: July, 2012    
FROM: Julie Lorton-Rowland    
  Interim Vice President of Human Resources
Office of the President
RE: Update to the Full-Time Employee Handbook

Below is brief description of updates made to the Full-Time Employee Handbook. We have established a direct link from this summary to each section in the handbook to provide you easy access to the update. Please be sure to review the updates carefully so you are fully aware of the changes.

Personnel Policies and Procedures
Employment at the College    
  New Employees    
      Employment Background
  Policy was updated removing requirement for background check when employees change positions.
General College Operations    
  Standard of Conduct    

Opinion Polls and Social Media

  Social media policy broadened scope of employee responsibility and expectation.
Health and Dental Care Programs
Health Care Plans    
  Standard Plan   Policy updated to reflect coverage changes.
  Select Plan   Policy updated to reflect coverage changes.
Other Core Benefits
Group Long-Term Disability

  Policy updated to reflect coverage changes.
Service Awards  

Policy updated to include honoring retiring employees.

Voluntary Benefits    
Long Term Care Insurance  

Policy description was expanded to better define who is eligible for coverage and the coverage quote process.

If you have any questions about these changes, please contact your regional Human Resources Administrator.