Updates to the College Policy Manual during 2022 are listed below.

The College Policy Manual is available on the Fanshawe website and Employee Portal. If you have trouble opening any of the files, please contact Jackie Gray at 519-452-4430 x4406.

January 2022

College Policy Manual changes for January 3, 2022

C310: Indigenous Engagement

New (November 23, 2021).

This policy is intended to meet the responsibilities of the College in affirming Indigenous rights, engaging in reconciliation, and addressing the needs of the Indigenous communities that the College works with.

 

College Policy Manual changes for January 14, 2022

C105: Gift Acceptance

Amended (January 4, 2022).

This policy underwent its five year review. No substantive changes were made.

C308: College Governance Accountability

Amended (January 11, 2022).

This policy underwent its five year review. No substantive changes were made.

 

April 2022

College Policy Manual changes for April 1, 2022

P101: Corporate Health and Safety

Reviewed (Feb. 23, 2022).
**effective April 1, 2022**

This policy underwent its annual review. No changes were made.

 

P103: Safe College Campus

Reviewed (Feb. 23, 2022).
**effective April 1, 2022**

This policy underwent its annual review. No changes were made.

 

P104: Sexual Violence and Sexual Assault

Reviewed (Feb. 23, 2022).
**effective April 1, 2022**

This policy underwent its annual review. Changes reflect language directed by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) as a result of consultations which took place in August 2021. On September 16, 2021, MCU announced regulatory changes to support postsecondary students reporting sexual violence or harassment. As a result, O. Reg. 131/16 (Sexual Violence at Colleges and Universities), made under the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act was amended. Language in this policy was added in section 5/Reporting and Responding to Sexual Violence and section 6/Complaint Process and Investigation, to ensure complainants are not subject to unwarranted discipline or irrelevant questions during the reporting, complaint and investigation process. Our current practices are compliant with these changes.

 

P208: Respectful College Community and Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination

Reviewed (Feb. 23, 2022).
**effective April 1, 2022**

This policy was due for its annual review. Changes included an update to the frequency of mandatory training, and modifications under section 10.4 -Investigation, Report, Summary of Findings and Disposition. Other minor cosmetic changes were made.

 

College Policy Manual changes for April 26, 2022

1-F-06:

Rescinded (Mar. 31, 2022)
Replaced with policy C208: College Location Closures and Hours.

 

1-F-10:

Rescinded (Mar. 31, 2022)
Replaced with policy C208: College Location Closures and Hours.

 

C201: College Art Collection

Amended (March 31, 2022)
This policy was due for its regular review.  Edits to the policy were minor in nature and generally reflect changes in the titles and/or departments.

 

C202: Acceptable Use of College Technology

Amended (March 31, 2022)
This policy was due for its regular review.  Edits to the policy were minor in nature and generally reflect changes in the titles and/or departments. Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation requirements to email communications originating from the College have been included.

 

C203: Parking and Traffic

Amended (March 31, 2022)
This policy was due for its regular review.  Edits to the policy were minor in nature and generally reflect changes in the titles and/or departments. Adjustment of parking lot payment options and changes to the permit parking renewal process have been included.

 

C208: College Location Closures and Hours

New (March 31, 2022)
Portions of this new policy have come from legacy policies (1-F-06 and 1-F-10). Beneficial information and processes from these two policies have been reviewed and modernized for currency and new requirements.

 

P105: COVID-19 Vaccinations

Suspended (March 29, 2022).
**effective April 29, 2022**

Policy P105 was developed in response to Ontario Public Health directives to the post-secondary sector which have since been rescinded. P105 will be suspended as of Saturday, April 30, 2022 but remain available for reactivation should the College receive future similar directives.

 

TOR35: Fanshawe Toronto – Executive Steering Committee

New (March 28, 2022)

 

TOR36:  Fanshawe Toronto – Operational Working Committee

New (March 28, 2022)

 

May 2022

College Policy Manual changes for May 2, 2022

A130: Student Code of Conduct

Addenda Amended (April 1, 2022)

There were minor changes to the addenda of this policy. Changes include updates to employee titles and departments as well as process related amendments to support student empowerment. These process changes include the addition of an informal discussion within the appeal process, the addition of a support person or interpreter during appeal meetings, and the inclusion of a Committee of Review – Student Services to hear second level appeals..

 

TOR34: Committee of Review – Academic Appeals

(**formerly called Committee of Review)
Amended (April 1, 2022)

This Terms of Reference has received minor process updates related to the time frames allowed during presentations by the student and the College..

 

TOR37: Committee of Review – Student Services

New (April 1, 2022)

This new term of reference was created to support the changes to the addenda of policy A130: Student Code of Conduct.

 

College Policy Manual changes for May 4, 2022

A115: Online Learning and Educational Technology

(**formerly E-Learning)
Amended (February 23, 2022/CC-21-05)

This policy underwent its regular review and substantial changes were made to encompass strategies identified by the Online and eLearning Strategy and best practices and new opportunities identified through COVID deliveries..

New additions have been added that clarify the College’s requirements to comply with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. These include statements regarding adjustments to evaluations should a student not consent to a recording of their image. In these scenarios, professors may need to make an alternate evaluation available, similar to what is done with an accommodation..

Major changes include:

  • Re-combining the two policies: A115: E-Learning and A137: eLearning Technology
  • New policy title to reflect the expanded topic
  • Creation of online and blended quality assurance principles
  • Updates to the LMS Minimum Course Requirements
  • Creation of a Standard to ensure that recordings of students comply with privacy and confidentiality legislation.

 

A137: eLearning Technology

Rescinded (February 23, 2022/CC-21-05)
The content of the policy is now found within policy A115.