Chancellor Dubois approved revisions to University Policy 101.5, Equal Employment Opportunity, and University Policy 505, Sexual Orientation, to reflect a resolution that was formally approved by the Faculty Council on October 27, 2011, bringing these two policies in line with the university’s commitment to nondiscrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression.
This University Policy has been revised to meet the new discrimination standards required by law and to ensure that the policy matches the new automated performance evaluation system categories and processes.
Changes to this University Policy include removal of "Laboratory" animals from the title, removal of most of the procedural language and adding a link to the procedures, and a detailed “Responsibilities” section.
The University Policy was rewritten to improve clarity and to make it more concise.
These revisions were made to provide clarity and to add a paragraph informing employees who to contact with questions regarding the policy. The changes are minor and broaden the tasks administrative staff can provide for business that is not directly related to the university. The title of the policy was also changed from "Secretarial Time" to "Administrative Support for Professional Obligations."
This new University Policy establishes clear procedures for responding to public records requests.
This revision clarifies that content on the University’s electronic communication systems (ECS) may be released subject to the requirements of the North Carolina Public Records Act.
The revision is intended to reflect the data security challenges faced by the University due to the rapidly-evolving nature of information collection and transmission
This University Policy has been revised because the Retirement Systems Division has extended the time period in which an individual may complete his/her retirement application from 90 days to 120 days.