This policy has been rewritten and revised to add substantial information including definitions, procedures, and roles and responsibilities.
The revisions to University Policy 601.15 and its Supplemental Procedures reflect changes to various Fixed Asset processes and procedures associated with the following:
The Code of Student Responsibility has been revised to:
The Code of Student Academic Integrity has been rewritten and revised to
University Policy 410, Policy and Procedure for Student Appeals of Final Course Grades, has been revised to (a) clarify where review is required by an academic dean; (b) make explicit how to proceed in the event of the absence of the grading faculty member due to sabbatical, employment change, disability, death, or otherwise; and (c) change the final level of appeal and decision to rest with the Academic Dean rather than the Provost.
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.