Nature of Employment

Employment with Agnes Scott College is voluntarily entered into, and the employee is free to resign at will at any time, with or without cause. Similarly, Agnes Scott College may terminate the employment relationship at will at any time, with or without notice or cause, so long as there is no violation of applicable federal or state law.

Generally, all hiring and terminations of Agnes Scott College must have the approval of the president or her designee. Any decisions to terminate the employment relationship on the part of the College are made in conjunction with the President (or her designee) and usually with the advice of legal counsel.

Policies set forth in this handbook are not intended to create a contract, nor are they to be construed to constitute contractual obligations of any kind or a contract of employment between ASC and any of its employees. The provisions of the handbook have been developed at the discretion of the administration and, except for its policy of employment at will (Georgia State Law, O.C.G.A. Section 34-7-1), may be amended or cancelled at any time, at ASC's sole discretion.

These provisions supersede all existing policies and practices and may not be amended or added to without the express approval of the executive council of the College.

Policy No.  101  Issued  1/1/2004