History of Changes to University Regulations Library



Last updated 8/15/2013
8/13/2013

UPol 3-232: Operating Regulations for Bicycles, Skateboards, Rollerskates...

This Policy revision strengthens ramifications for non-compliance.  It was revised in response to several incidents of reckless use of non-motorized vehicles on campus.


5/28/2013 (goes into effect 7/01/2013)

UPol 6-002: The Academic Senate

UPol 6-300: University Faculty

These Policies were revised to reflect the change in faculty titles.


5/28/2013 (goes into effect 7/01/2013)

UPol 5-204: Remunerative Consultation and Other Employment Activities

UPol 7-002: Patents and Inventions

These intellectual property regulations were revised to more broadly and clearly define ownership for the inventor and/or the University.


 5/06/2013 (goes into effect 7/01/2013)

Rule 6-310: Appointment, Reappointment and Evaluation of Auxiliary Faculty

Changes to this Rule added two qualified interdisciplinary teaching programs and updated the Rule to reflect the new auxiliary faculty titles.


4/09/2013

UPol 3-061: Stipends and Tax Exempt Payments

This Policy was deemed to be no longer applicable and has been deleted from the Regulations Library.


4/09/13

UPol 3-010: Expenditure of University Funds & Personal Reimbursement

Rule 3-010A: Expenditure of University Funds & Personal Reimbursement

This new Policy and accompanying Rule defines standards and requirement relating to the expenditure of University funds.


2/12/13

UPol 6-404: Undergraduate Admission

This thorough revision of the Undergraduate Admissions Policy incorporated Interim Rules 6-404A: Non-traditional Students, and 6-404B: Undergraduate Admission Deferment into Policy 6-404.  In complying with formatting laid out in UPol 1-001 "non-policy" references were removed.

1/07/13

Rule 4-004B: Information Security and Privacy Training and Awareness

This new Rule established the privacy awareness standard.


1/07/13

Rule 4-004C: Information Security Incident Response Rule

This new Rule establishes the response in case of an information breach.


10/09/12

Policy 3-052: institutional debt

This policy was updated to conform to new formatting and current practice.


9/11/12

Policy 6-407: University General Student Fee Board

This new Policy establishes the University's General Fee Board and formalize procedures for general student fees that have existed but have not been in writing.


9/10/12

Interim Rule 5-200B: Paid Time Off for University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics Staff Members

Interim Rule 5-201: Paid Time Off for University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics Staff Members

Interim Rule 5-300: Paid Time Off for University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics Staff Members

Interim Rule 5-301: Paid Time Off for University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics Staff Members

These new Interim Rules were put into effect by President Pershing. They are awaiting final approval by the Academic Senate and with then become permanment Rules. These Rules establish time off standards for the University's Hospitals and Clincs.


8/27/12

Rule 5-130B: Criminal and Other Background Checks for University Staff

This Rule was revised to update terminology, clarify the reasonable cuase provision, and add the "Excluded Parties List System" as one of the checks.


6/12/12

Policy 1-006: ConfLict of Interest
Rule 1-006A: Individual Conflict of Interest Committee Membership Rule
Rule 1-006B: Individual Financial Conflict of Interest Non-Compliance
Procedure 1-006: Reviewing Individual Conflict of Interest Disclosure Forms

This Policy has been revised to comply to new Federal regulations. It has also been reformatted to conform to the Regulations Library's formatting which includes removing Rules, Procedures and Guidelines from formal Policy and establishing them as separate documents. As such, a new Procedureand new Rules have been created as listed above..


6/12/12

Policy 2-001: Authority of the University of Utah and the Utah System Higher Education

This new Policy consolidates Policies 2-100, 2-102, 2-103, 2-104, and 2-105 which all refer to the State System of Higher Education and it's authority. The new policy links appropriate references in Regent's Policy and Utah Code in order to facilitate accurate resource information.


4/10/12

Policy 6-402: Fraternal Social organizations

This Policy was revised to bring it into compliance with Salt Lake City Zoning Ordinances and to clarify the membership qualifications.


1/13/12

Interim rule 6-404A: Admissions for Non-Traditional applicants

This Interim Rule was created to clarify the policies and procedures for admission of non-traditional applicants to the Universityy.


12/13/11

Policy 5-200: Leaves of Absence (Health-Related)

Rule 5-200A: Scope, Eligibility and Limitations for Leaves of Absence (Health-Related)

There are two substantive changes for this revision-1) expanding the list of family members for whom an employee may take sick leave, and 2) deleting specific information stated in the Family and Medical Leave Act and referring to the Act, so the Policy will not need to be amended in the future each time the Act is amended.

To conform with the new policy format requirements, parts of Policy 5?200 were moved into a new separate Rule 5?200A. These changes will affect staff and faculty employees.


12/13/11

Policy 5-403: Additional Compensation & Overload

Rule 5-403A: Approval Requirements and Exceptions for Additional Compensation

Summary of Revisions: Minor wording changes to coincide with current HR management practices. Certain
details of procedures were moved to new Rule 5?403.


12/13/11

Policy 4-004: Univeristy of Utah Information Security Policy

Policy 4-004 has been revised/updated to implement a sound information security program. This Policy applies to all staff, faculty, students and others affiliated with the University of Utah.


11/07/11

Rule 5-113A: Drug free workplace provisions


10/19/11

guideline 1-008: Non-Emergency Closures of the University of utah campus

This is a temporary guideline approved by the Interim President of the University. It will remain in place until a permanent regulation is written by an ad hoc committee of the Academic Senate and the Administration.


10/11/11

Policy 1-004: Violence in the Workplace and Academic Environment (Revised)

Rule 1-004A: Application of Violence in the Workplace and Academic Environment (new)

Guideline 1-004B: Dealing with Disruptive and Threatening People in the Workplace

Guideline 1-004C: Managing Difficult Student Behavior

 

Policy 5-001: Employee Definitions (Revised)

Rule 5-001A: Personnel Categories from Previous Versions of Policy 5-001 (New)

 

Policy 5-111: Corrective Action for Staff Employees (Revised)

Rule 5-111A: Implementation of staff corrective a disciplinary actions (non-hospital and UUHC ) (New)

Rule 5-111B: Implementation of staff corrective a disciplinary actions (hospital and UUHC ) (New)

 

Policy 5-140: Telecommuting Policy for Staff Employees (New)

Guideline 5-140: Telecommuting Guidelines (New)

Policy 5-402: Payroll Deductions(Revised)

Rule 5-402: Eligibility Standards for voluntary Deductions (new)

The Division of Human Resources has created or revised several University Policies and associated Rules which are listed above. Most changes are needed to make the Regulations coincide with current Human Resource and University practices and procedures. A few Guidelines have also been included as additional reference materials.

A more detailed explanation of the changes to each Regulation can be found by clicking on the links provided above and then viewing the background information which is included near the end of each document.


10/03/11

Rule 1-007C: Demonstrations/Protests at Health Care Facilities

This Rule was originally number Rule 1-007A and was approved as an Interim Rule by the President. Minor changes, requested by the Academic Senate, were incorporated to the original document. It was then approved as an official Rule on October 3, 2011.


9/21/11

Policy 6-224: Graduate Studies and Degrees, graduate certificate guidelines

This policy was editorially revised to clarify language regarding the State Board of Regent's requirements for degrees and certificates..


9/13/11

Policy 6-003: College Faculties and Councils

This policy was revised to include the Dean of The Graduate School and the University Registrar as members on the Univesity Curriculum Policy Review Board.


8/15/11

Interim Rule 1-007A: Demonstrations/Protests at Health Care Facilities

This Interim Rule was implemented to provide safe and secure access for patients and staff at health care facilities while preserving free speech rights of demonstrators and protestors.


5/10/11

Policy 6-320: Part-time Regular Faculty

This new Policy establishes three types of part-time arrangements: a partial leave of absence at partial pay for one-year or less; temporary part-time status of up to two-years that is potentially renewable, and a permanent part-time position. Policies 6-300 and 6-314 were also revised at this time to bring them into conformtiy with this new policy.


5/10/11

Policy 6-315: Faculty Parental Benefits -- Leaves of Absence

This Policy was revised to conform to the new regulations website formatting and to include recommendations that came out of a third-year review.


5/10/11

Policy 6-314: Leaves of Absence

This Policy was revised to make it compatible with the new UPol 6-320.


5/10/11

Policy 6-300: University Faculty

This policy was revised to clarify the jurisdiction of the Consolidated Hearing Committee and provides more flexibility in the scheduling of hearings.


5/10/11

Policy 6-002: the Academic Senate

This policy was revised to make it compatible with the new UPol 6-320.


4/12/11

Policy 4-005: Use of Telecommunications Services

This policy was revised to more clearly establish use of University authorized cell phones. Accompanying Rule 4-005C received final approval from the Academic Senateon 3/07/11. Portions of this policy that were not relevant to the subject of personal telecommunication services were reassigned to more appropriate policies. (See UPol 3-234 and UPol 3-100)


4/12/11

Policy 3-100: University Procurement

This policy was revised to add text deleted from UPol 4-005 and reassigned to this policy.


4/12/11

Policy 3-234: Key Policy

This policy was revised to add text deleted from UPol 4-005 and reassigned to this policy.


3/08/11

Policy 3-111: Service Contracts with Individuals and Other Legal Entities

This policy was revised to provide clear guidance to departments hiring individuals that may not fit the definition of employee. The new language clarifies the requirements for classification as an independent contractor.


3/07/11

Rule 4-005C: Reimbursing Employee Mobile Communication Costs

This new rule establishes reimbursement rules for employee mobile devices.


2/08/11

Policy 1-011: Campus Security Policy

The purpose of the Campus Security Policy is to provide a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff and campus visitors while complying with federal laws regarding security on campus.

Policy 1-012: Sexual Assault

To educate current and prospective students about sexual assault and about campus resources and processes available to student victims of sexual assault.


2/07/11

Rule R3-030C: Travel per diem

This rule serves as clarification of the intent of University Travel Policy 3-030 regarding reimbursement of meal expenses while on travel status.

Rule 3-110a: equipment leasing

In order to clarify the intent of language contained in UPol 3-110 III.B., Leases of Equipment or Other Types of Property; and to ensure that funds used in acquiring equipment for use in offices, labs and other areas are procured in a prudent and cost effective manner, this new Administrative Rule is issued.


1/10/11

Procedure 1-011: Campus Security

The purpose of the Campus Security Procedure is to provide a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff and campus visitors while complying with federal laws regarding security on campus. The accompanying UPol 1-011 will be in effect once it is approved by the Board of Trustees.


12/14/10

Policy 6-100: Instruction and Evaluation

This policy revision will go into effect July 1, 2011. This policy has been extensively revised, along with related UPol 6-101: Undergraduate Study and Degrees. The revisions to these policies include changes to content, language and organization.

Rule 6-100A: Election of Credit/No-Credit Grading for Undergraduates

This new rule will go into effect July 1, 2011.To implement UPol 6-100 - III-G-7 regarding the use by undergraduate students of the option for electing the credit/no-credit (CR/NC) grading option.

Policy 6-101: Undergraduate Study & Degrees

This policy revision will go into effect July 1, 2011. This policy has been extensively revised, along with related UPol 6-100: Instruction and Evaluation. The revisions to these policies include changes to content, language and organization.


11/09/10

Policy 6-225: Graduate Emphases

This policy is a mirror of the Undergraduate Emphases Policy that was designed to clarify a program of study within an established major. The emphasis pursued appears on the student's transcripts but not their diploma.

Policy 9-002: Honorary Degrees &

Procedure 9-002: Honorary Degrees

This revision defines the policy and procedures regarding honorary doctorate degrees. The revision clarifies requirements, brings the policy into compliance with the current practice, and divides procedures from the policy. It also reformats the policy to conform to current policy templates as outlined in the Regulations Library.


10/12/10

Policy 9-001: Procedure for naming univesity buildings and other facilites

The changes to the policy have been made to reflect current practice for named facilities, to more clearly outline regulations for naming programs (including current practices on formal approval steps), to include language relating to the useful or functional life of facilities, and to describe the process for removal of named recognition. The policy has been reformatted along current University Regulations Library guidelines.


9/14/10

Policy 3-215: University Motor Vehicles

This policy was revised in response to President Young's request to develop and adopt an institutional vehicle idling policy.

Policy 6-001: Faculties, Committees, and Councils

This policy was updated to remove the reference to the College of Pharmacy representative on the Undergraduate Council. This position has been replaced by a representative from the Honors College.


6/8/10

Policy 3-044: Museum and Library

This new policy intends to express the University's commitment to the preservation of art, artifacts, and rare books in the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Natural History, and the University Libraries, respectively, as well as the education of the public on these items. 9/14/10


5/11/10

Policy 5-404: Workers Compensation Insurance

The majority of changes to the Workers Compensation Policy consist of department name changes. Accompanying Rule 5-404 was created for additional procedure clarification.


4/13/10

Policy 3-041: Non-capital Equipment

This new policy is designed to communicate the University's expectations re: accounting for non-capital equipment in the possession of departments and units on campus.


4/13/10

Policy 3-191: Small Purchases and Expedited Procurement

This policy was updated to reflect the discontinuation of the purchase check program.


4/13/10

Policy 9-003: Endowed chairs

Rule 9-003: Endowed chairs and other named positions

This new Policy and accompanying Rule were created to govern the use of named positions, such as endowed chairs and professorships


4/13/10

Policy 6-316: code of faculty rights and responsibilities

The changes in this policy reflect the creation of the Behavorial Intervention Team and the faculty's responsibilities in reporting immiment risk to the health or safety of students or other individuals.


4/13/10

Policy 5-109: Staff employee separations

This policy was updated to include additional reasons for employee separations.


4/13/10

Policy 5-105: Employment or supervision of immediate family

Revisions to this policy includes the additional language, “This policy applies to all University employees including all faculty, staff, academic staff, and administrators,” which was added for clarity. The definition of "Immediate Family" was updated to include domestic partners. Also added was the allowance for exceptions to be approved by a cognizant vice president's "designee."


3/09/10

Policy 6-310: Auxiliary faculty appointments

Policy 6-302: Appointments

Revisions to these policies clarifiy regulations of periodic evaluation of auxiliary faculty, and to authorize appointment of Lecturer faculty in certain qualified Interdisciplinary Teaching Programs and ensure their periodic evaluation.


2/09/10

Policy 3-011: petty cash funds

This policy was revised to reflect the discontinuance of the purchase check and a resulting increase in the amount of petty cash on hand to compensate.


2/09/10

Policy 3-043: accountability for intangible assests

This new policy communicates guidance regarding accounting and reporting of intangible assests. This policy was necessary dur to new standards promulgated by the Govenmental Accounting Standards Board.


1/12/10

Policy 3-018: internal controls

This new policy communicates the University's expectations for and commitment to providing a strong internal control environment..


1/12/10

Policy 3-004: Processing and signing of legal documents

This policy was revised to update the authorization to sign contractual and legal documents by the proper authority.


1/12/10

Policy 3-002: Administration of State Appropriated Funds

This policy was originally titled Disbursment of University Funds. The policy was revised to reflect the clear guidance in administering state appropriated funds and updates definitions


12/08/09

Policy 6-401: Students of the university

This policy was revised to reflect the creation of the Student Media Council which replaces the Publications and Student Broadcast Councils.


9/30/09

Rule 5-210

This Rule is in response to the Federal Clery Act which requires the University to educate current and prospective students about campus resources and processes available to student victims of sexual assault. It is required by federal regulations that notification of these requirements be implemented by October 1, 2009. Interim Rule implemented at President's request. Final Rule approved by Academic Senate on 11/02/09.


9/23/09

Rule 4-004 Protected health information data breach notification (Interim)

This Rule is in response to an the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 with includes significant change to requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountabilty Act of 1996 (HIPPA). It is required by federal regulations that notification of these requirements be implemented by September 23, 2009.


7/30/09

RULES 5-111B, 5-111C

These Rules are supplements to Policy 5-111 regarding egregious behavior and written warnings.


6/09/09

Policies 5-102, 5-106, 6-002, 6-316, 6-400, 6-404

Policies were revised to standardize gender identity phrasing.


6/09/09

Policy 5-305: Reduced Tuition Programs

This policy was updated to reflect changes in the tuition benefits.


5/12/09

Policy 3-050: university investment policies

Changes were enacted to comply with new regulatory changes in the Uniform Prudent Management of Instituional Funds Act. and changes to the State Money Management Act, etc.


5/12/09

Policy 4-006: Identity Theft Prevention Progam

This policy outlines the requirements of complying with the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of 2003.


4/27/09

Policies 6-301 and 5-130 (new) Criminal Background checks

These policies were enacted to be in compliance with new state law on criminal background checks.


3/10/09

Policies 6-303, 6-305, 6-002

These changes were made at the recommendation of the University RPT Standards Committee regarding the Committee's makeup and duties, and most importantly, the criteria and standards for retention, tenure, and promotion of faculty members.


1/12/09

RULE 1-001: OVERSIGHT AND DEVELOPMENT OF UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS

Rule 1-001 is an in-depth supplement to the new Policy 1-001. Rules are as binding to the University community as are Policies but deal more with the practical application of Policy.


1/12/09

RULE 1-001: OVERSIGHT AND DEVELOPMENT OF UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS

Rule 1-001 is an in-depth supplement to the new Policy 1-001. Rules are as binding to the University community as are Policies but deal more with the practical application of Policy.


12/08/08

POLICY 4-001: University Institutional Data Management Policy

Changes to this policy balance the competing needs for access to information and the security of information.

Executive Summary


12/08/08

Policy 3-070: PAYMENT CARD ACCEPTANCE

This policy governs the acceptance of payment (credit) cards.

Executive Summary


10/27/08

Policy 6-117: UNDERGRADUATE EMPHASES

This policy allows for emphasis within a major.


9/01/08

Policy 1-001 POLICY ON UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS

This policy outlines the conversion to a new policies format that removes procedures and practices from official University Policy. Over time the former procedures and practices will be revised into Rules, Guidelines and Procedures.



Effective September 2008, all existing parts of the former Policies and Procedures Manual were reorganized and renumbered, and the overall set of policies was renamed as the University Regulations Library. Individual policies, formerly referred to as "PPM ###" may now be referred to as University Policy #--### (abbreviated as U-Pol ### ). A conversion chart, showing the renumbering and reorganizing, is available on the main page of the Regulations Library.



6/25/08

PPM 8-12.4 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter XII CODE OF FACULTY RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - PART IV

This policy was revised to clarify the responsibility of the faculty member when assigning self-written course material(s).


6/25/08

PPM 1-4 ACQUISITION OF BOOKS; ACCEPTANCE AND DISPOSAL OF COMPLIMENTARY BOOKS

This policy was updated to bring the book policy into compliance with state law.


6/18/08

PPM 3-7 AUTHORIZATIONS AND APPROVALS REQUIRED FOR FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS

Editorial changes have been made to reflect the new ePAF process.


6/18/08

PPM 8-7 UNIVERSITY RELATIONS: TERMINATION AND PROGRAMS DISCONTINUANCE

This was editorially changed to reflect a Academic Freedom and Faculty Rights Committee name change.


6/18/08

PPM 8-9 UNIVERSITY SPEECH POLICIES

This was editorially changed to reflect a Academic Freedom and Faculty Rights Committee name change.


6/18/08 (dated 1/28/08)

PPM 2-21 LEAVES OF ABSENCE (HEALTH-RELATED)

This policy was editorially changed at the request of HR to reflect the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2008 updates in regards to Military Active Duty.


2/11/08

PPM 9-5 APPOINTMENTS, RETENTION, PROMOTION, AND TENURE

The changes in this policy more clearly defines the voting procedure for auxiliary appointments.


1/14/08

PPM 3-2 BANKING SERVICES

The changes update the policy to be relevant in terms of current banking practices and strengthen language prohibiting the use of the University's name and/or taxpayer identification number on bank accounts not properly authorized by the Board of Trustees.


1/14/08

PPM 2.21 LEAVES OF ABSENCE (HEALTH-RELATED)

The changes to this policy clarify the current practice for sick-leave and other health related leaves with or without pay..


1/14/08

PM 2.22 LEAVES OF ABSENCE (NON HEALTH-RELATED)

The changes to this policy clarify the current practice for leaves of absence with or without pay.


11/27/07

PPM 8-6 FACULTY RETENTION AND TENURE

This policy was changed to accurately reflect the correct committee (RPT Standards) that establishes standards as identified in Section VII, B, 5.


9/24/07

PPM 1-19 FIREARMS ON CAMPUS (Interim)

This interim policy sets forth the University's policy on firearms on campus and provides that violation of this policy subjects faculty, staff and student to internal University disciplinary processes.


9/10/07

PPM 3-10 TRAVEL POLICY

This policy was editorial changed to conform with the IRS accountability plan per legal counsel's recommendation.


7/11/07

PPM 2-0.1 PERSONNEL FILE

This editorial revision updates terminology in accordance with change in State law.


5/14/07

(New) PPM 9-5.7 APPOINTMENT, REAPPOINTMENT AND EVALUATION OF AUXILIARY FACULTY AND OTHER INSTRUCTIONAL PERSONNEL

This new policy was created to maintain the high quality of all University faculty and other classroom teachers by establishing minimum guidelines .


4/24/07

PPM 2-46 EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM

This policy was editorially revised to reflect modifications to the Social Security Benefit age qualification and to update terminology.


4/10/07

PPM 3-10 FINANCIAL - TRAVEL POLICY

This policy change is a clarification of procedure for arranging for and processing travel for visitors to campus.


4/09/07

PPM 9-5 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter V - Section 1, APPOINTMENTS, RETENTION, PROMOTION, AND TENURE
PPM 9-5.1 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter V - Section 2, APPOINTMENTS, RETENTION, PROMOTION, AND TENURE
PPM 9-4 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter IV, COLLEGE FACULTIES AND COUNCIL

These policy revisions are in regard to policies and procedures related to making faculty appointments including the closely related matter of granting tenure at the time of a faculty appointment.


4/09/07

PPM 9-5.5 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter V - Sections 6 & 7, APPOINTMENTS, RETENTION, PROMOTION, AND TENURE
PPM 8-5 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter V, FACULTY COMMITTEES AND COUNCILS
PPM 9-3 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter III, THE ACADEMIC SENATE

These policies were updated in response to the creation of the Consolidated Hearing Committee and the changes to Academic Freedom and Faculty Rights Committee.


4/09/07

PPM 8-12.5 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter XII, CODE OF FACULTY RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - PART V

A new Part (d) in #8 is added to instruct the Consolidated Hearing Committee regarding misconduct charge(s).


3/12/07

PPM 8-6 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter VI, FACULTY RETENTION AND TENURE

This policy reflects the updates made to the Faculty Parental Leaves of Absence policy.


3/12/07

PPM 8-8.1 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter XIII - A, FACULTY PARENTAL LEAVES OF ABSENCE

This change updates the old Parental Leaves Policy clarifying the benefits of the policy.


3/12/07

(New) PPM 8-8.2 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter XIII - B, SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (SOM) PARENTAL LEAVES OF ABSENCE

This is a new policy that applies specifically to the School of Medicine in regards to Parental Leaves of Absence.


2/12/07

PPM 9-8 UNDERGRADUATE STUDY AND DEGREES

This policy replaces the old "Graduation" policy. Significant changes include recalibration of credit hours to reflect change from quarter to semester, departmental process for modifications for additional credit hours, residency requirements, and higher grade minimum. Establishment of Catalog Rights is also included.


2/12/07

PPM 3-19 EFFORT REPORTING POLICY

An effort reporting system is required by the federal government. This new policy outlines the procedure to ensure compliance.


2/09/07

PPM 2-8.1 REDUCTION IN FORCE AND SEVERANCE PAY

Minor editorially changes were made to clarify the wording of the Rehire Policy at the request of Human Resources.


1/04/07

PPM 2-76 VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE AND ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT

A reference to a FAQ regarding the policy was added at the request of General Counsel.


9/19/06

PPM 9-5.6 FACULTY REGULATIONS - CHAPTER 5 - Section 9

This policy was editorially revised to reflect Academic Freedom and Faculty Rights Committee name change.


9/07/06

PPM 1-18 UNIVERSITY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE POLICY

This policy was reformatted and editorially revised to reflect committee name changes.


5/22/06

PPM 2-0.1 PERSONNEL FILE

This policy was reformatted and editorially revised to clarify procedure.


5/08/2006

(New)PPM 8-8.1 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter XIII, FACULTY PARENTAL LEAVES OF ABSENCE

This new policy outlines parental leaves of absence for the birth or adoption of children by regular faculty.


5/08/2006

PPM 8-12.5 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter XII, CODE OF FACULTY RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - PART V

Changes to this policy add clarifications that are a result of the formation of the Consolidated Hearing Committee.


5/08/2006

PPM 8-7 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter VII, TERMINATIONS AND PROGRAM DISCONTINUANCE

This change moves policy regarding the Academic Freedom and Faculty Right Committee to Section 11 of PPM 9-3 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter III, The ACADEMIC SENATE


5/08/2006

PPM 9-3 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter III, The ACADEMIC SENATE

This change moves information regarding Academic Freedom and Faculty Right Committee from PPM 8-7, UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter VII, Terminations and Program Discontinuance to PPM 9-3. The Academic Freedom and Faculty Right Committee information now is listed as Section 11 of PPM 9-3.


4/10/2006

(New) PPM 2-76, VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE AND ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT

This policy addresses violence on campus and extends to persons conducting business with or visiting the University even if they are not affiliated with the University.


4/06/2006

PPM 3-21, PETTY CASH FUNDS (Editorial Revisions)

This policy was editorially revised to remove the procedure portions from the policy. The procedures are posted separately on Administrative Services website. A link to this website is provided on the policy.


2/13/2006

PERSONNEL SECTION

PPM 2-8, Staff Employee Separations
PPM 2-8.1, Reduction in Force and Severance Pay
PPM 2-9, Corrective Action and Termination Policy for Staff Employees
PPM 2-25, Staff Employee Grievances
PPM 2-32, Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Complaint Policy

These Human Resource policies have been updated to reflect new standards/definitions. The procedures have been separated from the policies and are listed in the REFERENCE section of the policy.


2/03/2006

PPM 8-10 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS- Chapter X CODE OF STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES (“STUDENT CODE”) (EDITORIAL REVISIONS)

The revision is in footnote 1 of Section III. The word "will" was changed to "may."


12/12/2005

PPM 2-70 USE AND SECURITY OF PROPERTY

This policy was updated to reflect the University's cell phone policy.


10/11/05

PPM 3-24, 3-2, 3-11, 3-20, 3-7, 3-8, 3.21 FINANCIAL POLICIES (EDITORIAL REVISIONS)

The revisions to these policies were in response to a request from Vice President Combe (Administrative Services), Vice President Harper (Human Resources) and President Michael K. Young. These are editorial revisions/terminology updates only and are not policy changes.


8/10/05

PPM 2-32 DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT, STAFF EMPLOYMENT GRIEVANCES: OFFICE OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND EMPLOYEE RELATIONS PROCEDURES FOR ALLEGING DISCRIMINATION OR HARASSMENT AND FOR INITIATING STAFF EMPLOYMENT GRIEVANCES.

This revision is an interim policy to clarify procedures for initiating staff grievances.


5/16/05

PPM 9-5.1 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter V - Section 2 APPOINTMENTS, RETENTION, PROMOTION, AND TENURE

The revision to this policy was adds clarification to the promotion of Professor.


4/18/05

PPM 8-12.6 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter XII CODE OF FACULTY RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES- PART VI

The revision to this policy was necessitated by creation of the Consolidated Hearing Committee.


3/21/05

PPM 9-7 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter VII - Section 16 ACCOMMODATIONS

The Accommodations policy was adopted to preserve academic freedom and integrity as they are expressed collectively by the colleges and departments as well as individually through research and teaching.


3/29/05

PPM 9-5.1 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter V - Section 2 APPOINTMENTS, RETENTION, PROMOTION, AND TENURE

Significant changes to Retention, Promotion and Tenure (RPT) Policy streamling the RPT process.


3/11/05

PPM 8-12.1 CODE OF FACULTY RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: PART I GENERAL PROVISIONS
PPM 8-12.2 CODE OF FACULTY RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: PART II ACADEMIC RIGHTS OF FACULTY MEMBERS
PPM 8-12.4 CODE OF FACULTY RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: PART IV RULES
PPM 8-12.7 CODE OF FACULTY RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: PART VII TERMINATION FOR OTHER REASONS
PPM 9-5.3 UNIVERSITY RPT STANDARDS [AND APPEALS] COMMITTEE
PPM 6-1.1 POLICY FOR RESEARCH MISCONDUCT

These revisions were necessitated by creation of the Consolidated Hearing Committee. Wording was changed to reflect the new terminology.


1/07/05

PPM 3-7 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH INVESTMENT POLICIES

Link to "Cash Management Pool Management Guidelines" added to policy for easy access.


1/07/05

PPM 2-46 EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM

Editorial changes made to policy to reflect current terminology.


11/17/04

PPM 5-1.1 BOARD OF TRUSTEES' REVIEW OF SIGNIFICANT TRANSACTIONS

This is a new policy defines the role of the Trustees in the approval process of significant transactions.


10/07/04

PPM 3-6 DEVELOPMENT FUND RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES

This policy was editorial revised to reflect new guidelines on use of funds.


8/27/04

PPM 4-8 PROCUREMENT FROM VENDOR IN WHICH UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEE HAS AN INTEREST

This policy was combined in March 2004 with Policy 2-30 CONFLICT OF INTEREST and is no longer a valid university policy. This policy has been deleted.


8/027/04

PPM 4-15 CREDIT CARDS

This policy which was last revised in 1981 is no longer valid. The policy dealt with the use of Gasoline Credit Cards and the procedures related to them. In recent years the Utah Legislature passed a bill that requires the use of State of Utah issued "fuel card" for vehicles. These cards are issued to each vehicle on campus and are administered by the University's Motor Pool. All of the cards that the University used in the past have been revoked and policy PPM 4-15 no longer applies to campus. This policy has been deleted.


8/27/04

PPM 2-30 CONFLICT OF INTEREST

The Internet link to old policies have been removed because early drafts of this policy may be confusing to those referencing the final policy


7/28/04

PPM 8-3 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS- Chapter III, Section 1

An editorial change has been made to the University Regulations, Chapter III, Section 1 to remove a reference to "Administrative Council" which is no longer functioning committee.


7/27/04

PPM 8-2 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS- Chapter II, Section 4

An editorial change has been made to the University Regulations, Chapter II, Section 4 to include "Undergraduate Council" that was inadvertently left off of previous versions. A reference to Administrative Council was removed since it is no longer functioning.


7/07/04

PPM 9-7 FACULTY REGULATIONS- Chapter VII, Section 9

An editorial change has been made to the Faculty Regulations, Chapter VII, to reflect recent changes made to the recently revised Student Code.


6/30/04

PPM 2 PERSONNEL SECTION

Editorial changes have been made to the Personnel Section of PPM to reflect title changes made in recent years. The following policies have been amended:

PPM 2-1
PPM 2-8
PPM 2-10
PPM 2-31
PPM 2-4
PPM 2-9
PPM 2-21
PPM 2-33
PPM 2-5
PPM 2-9.1
PPM 2-25


6/23/04

PPM 9-3 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter III, THE ACADEMIC SENATE

The editorial changes to the language of this policy were made in response to the establishment of the Consolidated Hearing Committee (CHC). The Faculty Hearing Committee is no longer in existence with the establishment of the CHC. References to the Faculty Hearing Committee have been removed.


5/10/04

PPM 2-14 AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) POLICY

This policy formalizes the University Policy that has been followed since the existence of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


5/10/04

PPM 8-6 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter VI, FACULTY RETENTION AND TENURE OF REGULAR FACULTY

This policy was revised to address the length of the probationary period and circumstances for shortening or extending it.


5/10/04

PPM 8-10 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter X, CODE OF STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES ("STUDENT CODE")

This policy was revised to identify college authority lines in hearing student misconduct cases.


4/19/04

PPM 9-3 SECTION 10:CONSOLIDATED HEARING COMMITTEE FOR FACULTY DISPUTES

This policy establishes a Consolidated Hearing Committee as the hearing body for faculty grievances, complaints and disputes.


3/17/04

PPM 2-6A SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND CONSENSUAL RELATIONSHIPS

This policy was editorially revised for clarification purposes under the direction of the Vice President for Human Resources and Assistant Vice President for Policy and Procedure.


3/17/04

PPM 2-6 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND NON DISCRIMINATION EMPLOYMENT

This policy was editorially revised for clarification purposes under the direction of the Vice President for Human Resources and Assistant Vice President for Policy and Procedure.


3/08/2004

PPM 2-30 CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY

The interim policy was accepted as the new Policy for Conflict of Interest. It describes the process by which the University identifies, evaluates and manages individual financial conflict of interest


2/09/2004

PPM 2-30 CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY (Interim)

This policy was accepted as the new Interim Policy for Conflict of Interest. It describes the process by which the University identifies, evaluates and manages individual financial conflict of interest


2/09/2004

PPM 1-18 UNIVERSITY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE SECURITY POLICY

This policy was established to help protect the University from the growing threats of identity theft and security attacks in the electronic area.


12/8/2003

PPM 9-3 UNIVERSITY DIVERSITY COMMITTEE (Section 4, 9)

This policy was changed to include the newly established Academic Senate's University Diversity Committee


9/8/2003

PPM 1-18 UNIVERSITY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE SECURITY POLICY (Interim)

This interim policy was established to help protect the University from the growing threats of identity theft and security attacks in the electronic area.


7/8/2003

PPM 1-17 USE OF ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES AND RECORDS

This is a new policy which establishes and clarifies rules governing the use of electronic signatures and records at the University.


6/9/2003

PPM 8-2 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter II, ORGANIZATION OF THE UNIVERSITY

PPM 8-6 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter VI, FACULTY RETENTION AND TENURE

PPM 9-5.1 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter V, Section 2, APPOINTMENTS, RETENTION, PROMOTION, AND TENURE

These policies were revised to clarify the distinction among different units and their powers to grant tenure.


2/10/03

PPM 2-0; 8-2; 8-5; 8-6.1; 8-12.1; 9-2; and 9-5.4

These policies were revised to eliminate the rank of Affiliate Librarian


PPM 8-10 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter X, CODE OF STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES ("STUDENT CODE")

This policy has been revised to make the processes and rights of students accused of misconduct more clear. The code has been divided into seven sections, making it easier to apply to different types of actions. A provision regarding the sale of class notes has also been added.


12/09/02

PPM 9-9.1 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter IX - Section 7 GRADUATE STUDIES AND DEGREES

The exam and thesis regulations were revised to correspond with new policy.


10/14/02

PPM 1-14 CLOSURE OF THE UNIVERSITY

This policy was revised to clarify essential employees that are needed in the operation of the University when closure conditions exist. It also provides procedures for payment of staff members who are required to work during closure of the University.


10/14/02

PPM 9-6 FACULTY REGULATIONS - CHAPTER VI, UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION

This policy was revised to add Human Biology to the coursed accepted in the area of high school science for admission to the University.


4/8/02

PPM 2-59 STAFF COMPENSATION

This policy was revised to consolidate 14 compensation-specific policies into one policy. In conjunction with these changes, the following policies were eliminated:

2-11 Employment of Minors
2-20 Hours of Work and Work Week
2-20.1 Flexible Time Scheduling of Non-exempt Staff Employees
2-61 Permanent Staff Wage and Salary Administration Policy
2-61.1 Temporary Nonexempt Staff Wage and Salary Administration Policy
2-61.3 Leadworker Policy
2-61.4 On Call Pay Policy
2-61.5 Call-Back Policy
2-61.6 Shift Differential
2-62 Job Evaluation
2-66 Overtime Compensation for Nonexempt Employees
2-67 Additional Compensation and Overload Policy
2-68 Requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act
2-69 Payment in Kind Policy


1/28/02

PPM 2-26.1 MEDICAL PRACTICE PLAN FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE FULL-TIME FACULTY

This policy was revised to eliminate irrelevant material and to add more flexibility to making changes to the policy.


12/10/01

PPM 4-4 RESTRICTED PURCHASES AND SPECIAL PROCUREMENT

This policy changes the approval process for memberships and payments to charitable organizations. It also clarifies restrictions and criteria for purchasing items such as radioactive material, radiation generating equipment, research animals, and compressed gases.


12/10/01

PPM 3-42 PROPERTY INSURANCE PROGRAM

This policy was revised to increase the deductible from $500 to $1,000 for equipment losses due to theft.

12/10/01

PM 2-3 ORIENTATION PROGRAM FOR NEW STAFF EMPLOYEES

This policy change adds a level of orientation at the department or local level for new staff employees.


10/8/01

PPM 9-8.1 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter VIII - Section 8, GRADUATION

This policy has been revised to bring it in line with current practices in AOCE.


10/8/01

PPM 9-5.3 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter V, Section 4, APPOINTMENTS, RETENTION PROMOTION AND TENURE

This policy was revised to more clearly clarify the time lines for appeals concerning retention, promotion and tenure.


8/13/01

PPM 3-8 SPECIAL STUDENT COURSE FEES AND OTHER ASSESSMENTS

This policy was revised to clarify the difference between the special program fees and special course fees. The policy was also revised with a substantive change to clarify that special program fees and special course fees cannot be used for salaries for instructional personnel.


8/13/01

PPM 9-3 FACULTY REGULATIONS-Chapter III, THE ACADEMIC SENATE

This policy was revised to increase the membership from 10 to 15 on the University RPT Standards and Appeals Committee.


8/13/01

PPM 9-9.23 GRADUATE CERTIFICATE GUIDELINES

This is a new policy that outlines the requirements for a Graduate Certificate, which will require about 15 credit hours of designated work.


5/14/01

PPM 1-16 WORLD WIDE WEB RESOURCES POLICY

This new policy outlines procedures for students, faculty and staff regarding the use of the University's World Wide Web information resources.


5/14/01

PPM 6-7 OWNERSHIP OF COPYRIGHTABLE WORKS AND RELATED WORKS

This revision provides guidelines for determining copyright ownership.


4/23/01

PPM 2-12.1 DRUG TESTING

This new policy outlines procedures for maintaining a drug-free workplace for University of Utah Health Sciences Center faculty, employees, students, and volunteers, who work in patient sensitive positions.


12/04/00

PPM 2-32 and PPM 2-25 STAFF GRIEVANCES PROCESS - PPM 2-25 NOW OBSOLETE

These two policies were combined into a revised PPM 2-32 Discrimination, Harassment, Staff Employment Grievances: Office pf Equal Opportunity and Employee Relations Procedures for Alleging Discrimination or Harassment and for Initiating Staff Employment Grievances.


9/22/00

PPM 2-30 CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

This policy was editorially revised to change the amount from $5,000 to $10,000 in the section dealing with "Significant financial interest," to bring it in line with federal guidelines.


9/22/00

PPM 3-8 SPECIAL STUDENT COURSE FEES AND OTHER ASSESSMENTS

This policy was revised concerning special course fees and special service fees


6/23/00

PPM 9-3 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter III, THE ACADEMIC SENATE

This policy was revised to include in the University RPT Standards and Appeals Committee membership that a minimum of three members must be involved in the review of standards and a minimum of five members must be involved to hear appeals.


6/12/00

PPM 3-20 COST TRANSFERS AFFECTING FEDERAL SPONSORED AGREEMENTS

This policy was revised to bring it in line with current simplified procedures.


6/12/00

PPM 6-1.1 POLICY FOR RESEARCH MISCONDUCT

This policy was revised to bring it into compliance with federal requirements.


6/12/00

PPM 8-12.5 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - CHAPTER XII CODE OF FACULTY RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES -PART V

This policy was revised to claridy ambiguities between the Faculty Code and the Research Misconduct Policy.


6/12/00

PPM 9-7 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter VII INSTRUCTION AND EVALUATION

This policy was revised to change the deadline of when students must decide whether a course will be taken for credit or no credit. It was also revised to set up procedures to move toward uniform evaluation of classes.


3/13/00

PPM 9-6 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter VI UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION

This policy was revised to extend the period from the original one term to one year during which a student may return to the University after an absence without reapplying.


1/28/00

PPM 8-7 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter VII , ACADEMIC FREEDOM TERMINATIONS AND PROGRAM DISCONTINUANCE

This policy was revised to conform with PPM 8-12 concerning grounds for dismissal. There were two substantive changes. The first change was to make it clear that the only cause for termination for a faculty member was for violation of one or more of the rules set forth in the Code of Faculty Rights and Responsibilities. The second change was if a faculty member is involved in a termination because of medical reasons, the new policy would make the final decision the decision of the President and not the Board of Trustees.


1/28/00

PPM 9-7 FACULTY REGULATIONS, Chapter VII, INSTRUCTIONS AND EVALUATION

This policy was revised to reflect the change from the quarter to semester system concerning the drop/add period for classes.


5/17/99

PPM 2-0
PPM 2-26
PPM 2-29
PPM 2-44
PPM 2-45
PPM 4-1
PPM 8-2
PPM 8-3
PPM 8-4
PPM 8-5
PPM 8-7
PPM 8-9
PPM 8-12.1
PPM 9-2
PPM 9-3

The policies listed above were changed to include librarians as members of the faculty:


5/17/99

PPM 8-7
PPM 8-12.6
PPM 9-3
PPM 9-5.3

The policies listed above were changed to include changes effecting the Faculty Hearing Committee:


4/12/99

PPM 2-41 VACATION LEAVE POLICY

The most significant changes to this policy include: 1) changes regarding accrual, carryover, and payment for unused vacation leave for senior administrative and academic officers. Carryover of unused vacation is eliminated; 2) elimination of the six-month service requirement to use vacation leave or be paid for unused vacation upon separation; 3) terminology and definitions pertaining to permanent/regular employees have been updated; 4) information was added regarding Hospital employees, UUHN employees, postdoctoral fellows, medical housestaff, and instructional and research staff; 5) minor changes to maintain consistency with PPM 2-13, Reinstatement of Permanent Staff Employees.


3/24/99

PPM 3-40 PROPERTY ACCOUNTING

This policy has been revised to increase the dollar limit for "capital equipment" from $500 to $5000. It has also been revised to create a new category of "insurable" equipment consisting of items costing between $1,000 and $5,000.


3/24/99

PPM 4-17 ACQUISITION OF COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER SOFTWARE, COMPUTER SERVICES

This policy has been deleted from Policy and Procedures. Technological advances and the availability of "off-the-shelf" computer hardware and software at relatively modest prices have made this policy superfluous.


3/24/99

PPM 6-4 PATENTS AND INVENTIONS

This policy has been revised to change the name and the charge of the Patent Review Committee.


3/24/99

PPM 9-2 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter II, UNIVERSITY FACULTY

This policy has been revised to clearly define faculty roles.


12/30/98

PPM 2-25 STAFF EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCES AND APPEALS

This policy has been revised to include to major changes. One was to allow an individual to be accompanied by a person of their choosing during the formal grievance process. The second change was to bring the policy in line with the Regents policy.


11/20/98

PPM 2-3 ORIENTATION PROGRAM FOR NEW STAFF EMPLOYEES

This policy has been simplified and updated to conform to current practice.


11/20/98

PPM 3-1 FINANCIAL INFORMATION POLICY

This policy has been updated to help ensure that requests for financial information from federal and state agencies, the news media, and the general public are responded to promptly, accurately, and in accordance with the Government Records Access and Management Act.


9/16/98

PPM 2-7 TRANSFER OF STAFF EMPLOYEES

This policy deals with issues concerning the transfer of permanent staff employees between University departments and organizations. It clarifies the link between transfers and salary grades and streamlines procedures.


7/13/98

PPM 1-15 INFORMATION RESOURCES POLICY

This policy outlines for students, faculty and staff procedures for the use of the University's computing and communication facilities, including those dealing with voice, data, and video. The policy governs all activities involving the University's computing facilities and information resources, including electronically or magnetically stored information.


7/13/98

PPM 2-8 STAFF EMPLOYEE SEPARATIONS

This is a new policy that has been established to address the subject of staff employee separations and to provide guidance regarding the separation of employees under two special circumstances: when an employee fails to come to work for three consecutive work days without providing appropriate notice to the supervisor; and when an employee is unable to return to work after all authorized leave has been exhausted and there is no reasonable accommodation available that would allow the employee to return to his/her job.


7/13/98

PPM 2-9 DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS AND DISMISSAL OF STAFF EMPLOYEES

This policy was revised to provide supervisors with clearer, step-by-step procedures for imposing disciplinary action against a staff employee.


7/13/98

PPM 2-9.1 REDUCTION IN FORCE AND SEVERANCE PAY

This policy contains information that was previously included in PPM 2-9.


7/13/98

PPM 2-33 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH STAFF ADVISORY COUNCIL (UUSAC)

The changes to this policy emphasize that the scope of the council's responsibility and has been expanded to include advising to the University administration; the addition of an Executive Board; and clarification of the appointment and term of service for UUSAC members has be updated.


7/13/98

PPM 3-10 TRAVEL POLICY

This policy was revised to establish guidelines for the approval and reimbursement of official University travel.


7/13/98

PPM 5-15 OPERATION OF MOTORIZED VEHICLES ON PEDESTRIAN WALKS

This new policy establishes requirements for operating motor vehicles on University sidewalks and plazas.


7/13/98

PPM 8-5 and PPM 9-3
PPM 8-5 (UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter V, FACULTIES, COMMITTEES AND COUNCILS) and
PPM 9-3 (FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter III, THE ACADEMIC SENATE)

PPM 8-5 and PPM 9-3 were revised to expand membership on the Library Policy Advisory Committee to include a representative from each college and one from the University Libraries.


7/13/98

PPM 8-7 and PPM 9-5.3
PPM 8-7 UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter VII, ACADEMIC FREEDOM TERMINATIONS AND PROGRAM DISCONTINUANCE and
PPM 9-5.3 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter V - Section 4, APPOINTMENTS, RETENTION, PROMOTION, AND TENURE

PPM 8-7 and PPM 9-5.3 were revised to improve the procedures for filing appeals/complaints.


7/13/98

PPM 8-12.6, D.3 and PPM 8-12.6, E.3 and PPM 8-12.6UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Chapter XII,
CODE OF FACULTY RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES PART VI

This policy was revised to include amendments to the Faculty Code. The first change, Section D. 3, lowered the number of members required for a quorum. The second change, added wording to Section E.3, "Proceedings Before the Faculty Hearing Committee" stating that the review will be held at the next scheduled meeting of the Faculty Hearing Committee. This policy was also revised to add information concerning instructions for filing complaints.


7/13/98

PPM 9-6 FACULTY REGULATIONS - Chapter VI, UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION

This policy was revised to include a recommendation from the Credits and Admission Committee recommending that all academic credits earned at other institutions with a "D" grade or better be accepted by the University and posted on the student's record.


6/24/98

PPM 1-8 Procedure for Naming University Buildings and Other Facilities

This policy was revised to address concerns about whether the University makes namings in honor of programs and buildings in perpetuity. It also addresses the issue of consulting with donors or donors' families if namings should require modification.


5/11/98

PPM 2-13 Reinstatement of Permanent Staff Employees

This is a new policy that clearly defines the reinstatement of permanent staff employees who have had a break in service.


5/11/98

PPM 8-5 University Regulations - Chapter V, Faculties, Committees and Councils and
PPM 9-3 Faculty Regulations - Chapter III, The Academic Senate

These two policies were revised to describe the functions of the Personnel and Elections Committee, and to clarify the committee charge and to regularize its operation by insuring that P & E is promptly informed of the charge and membership requirements of any committee for which it will have responsibility.


5/11/98

PPM 8-7 University Regulations - Chapter VII, Academic Freedom Terminations and Program Discontinuance

This policy was revised to deal with disqualification of committee members on the Academic and Freedom and Tenure Committee.


5/11/98

PPM 8-16 University Regulations - Chapter XVI, Visiting Graduate Student or Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar

This is a new policy and outlines the courtesy benefits to visiting graduate students and visiting postdoctoral fellows.


1/27/98

PPM 9-3 Faculty Regulations - Chapter III, The Academic Senate

Section 8 of this policy concerning Minutes and Agenda has been revised to help the Senate save money on copying costs.


1/27/98

PPM 9-6 Faculty Regulations - Chapter VI, Undergraduate Admission

A new section has been added to this policy entitled "University College." The purpose of the University College is to provide an identifiable place for new and transfer students until they are admitted to their academic department.


1/27/98

PPM 9-7 Faculty Regulations - Chapter VII, Instruction and Evaluation

Section 8 concerning Credit/No Credit options has been revised to reflect new limits on the number of credit/nocredit courses which will be allowed under the semester system. Section 11 concerning scholastic standards for undergraduate students (probation/suspension) has been revised to accommodate the semester system.


11/17/97

Subject Index - This has been added to the Web to help locate policies by subject.


11/17/97

PPM 2-40 Holidays and Holiday Premium Pay

This policy was revised to change the rate of pay for employees who are required to work on a University holiday. The policy also reflects a change that will be effective in 1998 when Veterans Day will no longer be a University holiday and will be replaced with a Personal Preference day.


11/17/97

PPM 3-8

This policy was revised to describe the restructuring of the Special Course Fees Review Committee.


11/17/97

PPM 5-13 Control of Animals on Campus

This policy was revised to include 1) all animals on campus must be on a leash; 2) only service animals are permitted in University buildings; and 3) no animals may be left unattended at any time on campus.


11/17/97

Table of Contents, Section 6, was updated to include 6-1.1


11/17/97

PPM 6-1.1 Interim Policy for Research Misconduct

This had formerly been a bulletin and not part of the policy manual.


11/17/97

PPM 8-8S University Regulations - Chapter VIII, Leaves of Absence

This policy was written to provide information about how the semester system will affect sabbatical leaves.


11/17/97

PPM 8-10 Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities

This policy has been revised to separate appeals related to grades from issues related to academic misconduct. The policy also deals with issues related to professionalism.


11/17/97

PPM 9-4

This policy was revised to address the issue of who chairs the University Curriculum Policy Review Board.


11/17/97

PPM 9-6 Faculty Regulations - Chapter VI, Undergraduate Admissions

This policy was revised to include a statement that international nonnative speakers of English who do not meet the required level for academic English proficiency may be conditionally admitted provided that they satisfy all other relevant entrance requirements.