Employment Policies and Procedures:
The purpose of this handbook is to acquaint you with Earlham and
to provide you with information on Earlham College's personnel
policies and procedures, employee benefit plans, and facilities.
Please read this handbook carefully, so that you understand how
its contents apply to you. It will help you to understand more
clearly your responsibilities and the opportunities available
to you as a staff employee. If you have any questions or concerns
which are not covered in this handbook, please consult your supervisor
and/or the Assistant Vice President for Business Operations.
Background on Earlham
Earlham comprises Earlham College and the Earlham
School of Religion. The chief executive officer
of Earlham is the President who is appointed by the Earlham Board
of Trustees. The Board of Trustees consists of 23 trustees, six appointed
by Indiana Yearly Meeting, six appointed by Western Yearly
4 nominated by the College’s alumni and 7 nominated by
the Board of Trustees.
Earlham College was founded in 1847 and is affiliated
with the Indiana Western Yearly Meetings of the Society of Friends
The undergraduate College is a four-year, residential, co-educational
liberal arts institution with an enrollment between 1,000 and
1,200 men and women. Earlham College
come from all over the United States and many foreign countries.
Earlham stresses global education, peaceful resolution of
conflict, equality of persons, and high moral standards of personal
The Provost and Academic Dean is the chief operating
officer of Earlham College and serves in place of the President
when the President
is not available.
The Earlham School of Religion, which is located at
the northeast corner of the campus and offers the Master
of Arts degree
in religion and the Master of Ministry degree, was established
in 1960. The
chief operating officer for ESR is the Dean of ESR who
a Vice President of Earlham.