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Board of Governors Policy 8
TITLE: HOLIDAYS

SECTION 1. GENERAL
1.1 Scope - Policy regarding holidays.
1.2 Authority - West Virginia Code 18B-1-6, 2-2-1.
1.3 Effective Date January 10, 2002

SECTION 2. GRANTING POWER
2.1 The Board of Governors hereby delegates to the President the duty to determine, annually, six holidays which will be observed by the employees of that institution in addition to the six holidays specified in Section 3.1 of this rule.

SECTION 3. NUMBER OF FULL HOLIDAYS
3.1 The number of full holidays shall be twelve, plus additional days for any statewide, primary or general election. Specified holidays shall include Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Martin Luther King's Birthday. Six additional days determined by the President as provided in section 2.1 shall also be taken. If a specified holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the preceding Friday or the following Monday will be observed as the legal holiday.
3.2 Proclamation of additional legal holidays by the President of the United States, governor, or other duly constituted authority may be observed by the institution at the direction of the President of the institution.

SECTION 4. HALF HOLIDAYS
4.1 One-half day preceding Christmas or New Year's Day shall be a holiday when Christmas or New Year's Day falls on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday.

SECTION 5. SCHEDULES
5.1 Holiday schedules are to be established and used on a fiscal year basis.
5.2 The President shall publish by June 30 of each year a list of the holidays to be observed at that institution for the upcoming fiscal year and shall assure that the list is posted in appropriate locations on campus.