Welcome to Southern Polytechnic State University!
I am very pleased that you have accepted the opportunity to join this University in working toward excellence in all our endeavors. Being a part of the University community means that you are committed to life-long learning and contributing to an educational environment that fosters appreciation for things known and yet to be discovered. Being part of this University means that you are dedicated to service and to contributing to a positive, supportive work environment. It also means that you are constantly aware of the impact your actions have on other people and on the University's mission, objectives, and goals.
This handbook is your guide to the personnel policies and procedures of the University. It provides information regarding your appointment, conditions of work, advancement, and eventual retirement. If you desire further clarification, the staff in the Human Resources Office will be happy to assist you.
Every step forward that we take at SPSU should move us closer to fully achieving our mission of teaching and learning. I hope your role at Southern Polytechnic will be both personally and professionally rewarding.
With warm regards,
Lisa A. Rossbacher, Ph.D.