Elimination of a Position

If the College makes the determination to eliminate a position and conclude the employment of the employee holding that position without fault of that employee, the following should occur absent extenuating circumstances:

1. The supervisor will meet at least once with the employee to explain why the decision was made;

2. The employee will receive a minimum of 30 days notice that their position is being eliminated;

3. Any employee working in a position scheduled to be eliminated who has completed a minimum of 90 days of continuous employment at Kenyon will receive the following severance pay:

  • Up to five years of continuous service - one month of scheduled wages as severance pay
  • Six to ten years of continuous service - two months of scheduled wages as severance pay
  • Eleven or more years of continuous service - three months of scheduled wages as severance pay

Revised 10/31/2016