New Policies in Process, as of 10/18/18
- Paid Parental Leave for University Staff Employees — Provides paid leave to eligible University Staff following birth, adoption, foster, or custodial care of a child under the age of eighteen.
- Institutional Base Salary — To facilitate compliance with applicable sponsor and statutory regulations in the conduct of sponsored research, the University is establishing a policy that provides a clear definition of Institutional Base Salary (IBS), and documents control activities required for the management and monitoring of compensation costs on federal awards.
Previously noted as in process:
- Faculty and Staff International Travel — Sets forth requirements to promote the health, safety, and security of person traveling internationally on University-related purposes.
- Employees Performing Work for the University and a Related-Foundation — Establishes guidance for how Joint Engagements will be managed by the University.
- Use of E-mail for Official Communication with Employees — Establishes e-mail as the official means of communicating matters relating to job responsibilities, benefits, etc.
- Fabrication of Equipment — Establishes requirements for determining the type of fabrication and correct application of F&A rates.
- Charging for Incidental Use of University Space — Establishes a framework for setting rates to recover costs associated with incidental use of E&G space.
- Establishing and Managing Academic Activities Abroad — Requires all education abroad activities at the University comply with standard administrative policies and are subject to oversight by ISO.
- Use of Materials with Sexually Explicit Content — Fulfills the University's obligation under state law to notify employees that accessing, viewing, printing, downloading, storing or transmitting materials with sexually explicit or obscene content violates state law.
Existing Policy Under Review, as of 11/27/18
- SEC-030: Regulation of Weapons, Fireworks, and Explosives — Updated to include definitions of “prohibited items,” “clear bag protocol,” and “metal detection equipment;” and to clarify when a law enforcement officer is permitted to possess, store, or use a weapon when on University property.
- XV.A.1 Conflict of Interests — Describes the institution's position on conflict of interest.
Previously noted as in process:
- HRM-020, Probationary Period for University Staff Employees — Changing the probationary period from 1 year to six months; determining which positions may require more than six months and receive an exception.
- IRM-008, University Information Technology Accessibility — Updated to reflect alignment with the current work of the Executive Committee on Digital Access and to ensure full compliance with ADA/Section 504 requirements and new ADAAG 2.0, AA and Section 508 Refresh Standards.
- BOV-002, Implementation of Policies Addressing the Needs of Potentially Suicidal Students — Due to legislation enacted during the 2017 General Assembly session, the BOV is required to adopt policies around postvention services after a student suicide.
- Accepting a Loan of Equipment from a Vendor — Sets forth requirements for accepting equipment on an evaluation or loaned basis.