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Service of Process as Parties in Civil Cases
To define appropriate action when service of process upon the College in a civil action is attempted
Revision Responsibility: President
Responsible Executive Office: President
Created: August 3, 2009
I. College or Individual in Official Capacity Named
In any case in which Platt College or an individual employee in his or her official capacity is named as a party in a civil proceeding, accepted service must be immediately reported to the college President. In the event that the President is not available, the Chief Financial Officer should be contacted.
II. Individual Named for Actions Outside Official Responsibility
An individual should accept service if the individual is named in a civil action and money damages sought from the individual for actions taken outside the scope of his or her official responsibility. In cases of this nature, the individual should immediately contact the President. In the event that the President is not available, the Chief Financial Officer should be contacted.