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May 2016

The following are the policy updates for May 2016: Student Employment (#2100) – Updated to include a definition of a student employee and a statement of philosophy.  In addition, the limitation on the student work week was decreased from a 30 hour … (Read More) May 2016

February 2016

The following are the policy updates for February 2016: Request for Reinstatement to a Graduate Program (#3090) – Updated to generally modernize the policy. Specially, the communication between the Graduate Dean and the student during the reinstatement process changed from … (Read More) February 2016

January 2016

The following are the policy updates for January 2016: Budget Deficit Resolution (NEW – 6330) – Beginning this month, payroll expense will post to the general ledger without requiring departments to submit a budget transfer to cover expenses which exceed … (Read More) January 2016

November 2015

The following are the policy updates for November 2015: University Records, Archives, and Publications #1020 – Updated to formally communicate the retention process regarding Blackboard (Bb) related course content.  Bb content will be archived after two years and purged after five years.  … (Read More) November 2015

September 2015

The following are the policy updates for September 2015: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (NEW – 12120) – The University supports the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to enhance administrative, research, instructional, and service functions of the institution. This new policy directs … (Read More) September 2015

July 2015

The following are the policy updates for July 2015: Equal Opportunity Statement (1070) – Updated to comply with Presidential Executive Order 13672 requiring the University to add gender identity as a protected class. Academic Probation and Dismissal (3000) – Revised to … (Read More) July 2015

June 2015

The following are the policy updates for June 2015: Intellectual Property (1090) and Use of Copyrighted Works (1130-New):  The previous Intellectual Property Policy #1090 covered two issues:  1) ownership of intellectual property, and 2) use of others’ copyrighted works.  This … (Read More) June 2015

April 2015

The following is the policy manual update for April 2015: Faculty Tenure and Promotion Guidelines #4340 – This policy was significantly revised to combine two separate policies on tenure (4370) and promotion (4340) into one document, and ensure compliance with … (Read More) April 2015

March 2015

The following are the policy manual updates for March 2015: Litigation Hold #1030 (NEW): Created to establish the authority and process for legal holds of documents related to pending or threatened litigation. Sexual Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, etc…#1065: Revised to clarify … (Read More) March 2015

February 2015

The following are the policy manual updates for February 2015: Periodic Review of Tenured Faculty (#4380): Revised to comply with an update to the State Board of Education Policy (SBOE) regarding faculty, Section II, Subsection G. Specifically now the detailed … (Read More) February 2015