Appointing Authority

Only Washington State University officials holding appointing authority, as delegated by the President, may authorize employment actions.

General Information

Appointing Authority

What are employment actions?

  • Authorizing creation of a new position
  • Hiring
  • Appoint temporary faculty and administrative professional employees.
  • Authorizing layoffs, discontinuation of appointments, non-reappointments, and changes to FTE.
  • Modifying previous disciplinary actions or withdraw disciplinary charges.
  • Re-assigning an employee.
  • Taking an action to end employment.
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