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Fiscal Emergency

Section Title:Administration and Finance
Policy Number:441
Policy Name:Fiscal Emergency
Approval Authority:Board of Trustees
College Policy Executive:Chief Planning Officer
Responsible Executive:President / Vice President for Administration and Finance
Responsible Unit:Vice President for Administration and Finance
Date Adopted:October 25, 1995
Date Revised:December 13, 2010; September 2013



The Board of Trustees of Ramapo College of New Jersey may declare a state of fiscal emergency by a majority vote of the appointed members of the board.

Reason for Policy

This policy governs the procedures to be used by the College when it becomes necessary to reduce the number of employees due to a fiscal crisis.

To Whom Does the Policy Apply

To all employees

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Once a state of fiscal emergency is declared by the Board of Trustees, the Board of Trustees shall direct the President to implement a plan and make recommendations to the Board of Trustees. Such a plan shall consider a full range of options, from the curtailment of College operations and programs to the layoff of employees.