New & Revised Policies

University Policy 408, Student Involuntary Protective Withdrawal Policy

  March 5, 2012

Status: Revised

The revisions were made in response to amendments to regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.



University Policy 208, Substantive Change Compliance Policy

  February 22, 2012

Status: New

This new University Policy was established to comply with the Southern Association of College and Schools (SACS) requirement that all  SACS institutions have a policy on substantive changes in their programs.



University Policy 101.15 , Additional Compensation for Professional Services to the University

  February 22, 2012

Status: Revised

This rewritten University Policy now achieves two objectives: (1) to bring the University into compliance with cost accounting regulations, and (2) simplifies the University’s rules for additional compensation.



University Policy 302, Web Communications

  February 16, 2012

Status: Revised

Changes to the University Policy’s title and the content of the University Policy were made to reflect new web management and processes for both University websites and for University sponsored Social Media.



University Policy 101.20 , Lactation Policy

  January 4, 2012

Status: New

The purpose of the University Policy is to provide employees who are nursing mothers with a private place and reasonable break time to express breast milk for a period of up to one year after the birth of the employee’s child.  The policy was prompted by and is in accordance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and with the policy of the Office of State Personnel.



University Policy 101.5 , Equal Employment Opportunity

  December 7, 2011

Status: Revised

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.



University Policy 310, Laboratory Animals Used for Teaching and Research

  November 29, 2011

Status: Revised

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.



University Policy 604.2 , State-Owned Vehicles

  November 29, 2011

Status: Revised

The University Policy was rewritten to improve clarity and to make it more concise.



University Policy 103.2 , Managing the Performance of Employees Subject to the State Human Resources Act

  November 29, 2011

Status: Revised

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.



University Policy 601.3 , Administrative Support for Professional Obligations

  October 3, 2011

Status: Revised

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."