The Code of Student Responsibility has been revised to:
The Board of Trustees approved revisions of University Policy 602.9, Naming Opportunities, defining “Projects” and requiring that (unless otherwise authorized by the Chancellor) gifts to name Projects cover the entire cost, including installation and an endowment sufficient to cover maintenance. The revisions also specify individual naming conventions on formal signage and wayfinding signage for Programs and Facilities.
This University Policy governs tailgating activities on campus, including locations, times, permitted items, prohibited items, and other important details. It replaces a previous appendix to University Policy 706, Alcoholic Beverages.
This Policy has been revised and rewritten to cover online research materials, which are subject to licenses, as well as physical materials; to update references to the cost of the Community Borrower's card; and to clarify that the Dean may negotiate formal agreements with other groups for access to the Library, as long as they fully comply with licenses and contracts.
University Policy 408, Student Involuntary Protective Withdrawal Policy, has been revised to reflect that current legal standards for withdrawing a student involuntarily can include both direct threat to others as well as an actual risk to one's own safety.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and 16 other federal departments and agencies are implementing a revised rule on Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (also known as the “Common Rule”) that will become effective January 21, 2019. Because the Common Rule definition of “human subjects” is changed effective January 21, 2019, the definition of that term has been updated in University Policy 306 to ensure compliance. In addition, the policy has been rewritten and reorganized for clarity.
University Policy 301, Patent Policy, has been revised to:
University Policy 406, Code of Student Responsibility, has been revised to (a) ensure compliance with federal, state, and local law, federal and state guidance, and UNC system policy, (b) reflect current institutional practices and national best and emerging practices, and (c) promote a policy that is easier to understand for the various stakeholders involved in the conduct process (e.g., students, Representatives, administrators).
This policy extends the availability of emeritus status to non-tenure track faculty members with 10 or more years of service. In addition, it makes emeritus status available for Tier I Academic and Administrative Officers with ten or more consecutive years of service and, on rare occasions, to Tier II personnel with 25 or more consecutive years of service.