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Opinion No. 2017-02

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The Office of University Counsel received your request for a formal opinion concerning position descriptions and whether they are part of a personnel file. Specifically, you inquire as to whether position descriptions are available to those who are internal to the University, having a legitimate business purpose for the information, who is not a direct supervisor to the position description requested. Secondly, you inquire as to whether the position descriptions are available to those externally who have a legitimate business purpose for the information.

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Opinion No. 2017-01

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The Office of University Counsel received your request for a formal opinion concerning the proposal of drafting a policy allowing for the drug testing of students, as a component of the student conduct process. You inquire as to whether Coastal Carolina University is authorized to adopt such a policy without being in violation of state or federal laws, and whether there are certain parameters in place to regulate the use of student drug testing.