Glossary of Terms

Collegiate Center
An entity established to support and advance research, education, or public engagement that includes mostly members from the same college.
Commercial Purposes
To make a profit, accept compensation or to benefit through any means.
Committed Cost Sharing
Mandatory or voluntary cost sharing that is pledged in the proposal budget, budget justification, or stated in award documents.
Common Student-rating Questions
Questions common to all evaluations completed by students that assess instructor preparedness, presentation, feedback, respectfulness, student understanding as a result of the course, and interest in the subject as a result of the course. The form also includes open-ended questions on the learning experience. The physical environment of the course is also assessed on the student rating form.
Commuting
Travel between work and home.
Compatible with the Active Directory Architecture
Desktop and laptop computers such as Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh computers that can be attached to Active Directory.
Compensating Control
An alternate but effective means of meeting the goal or spirit of the requirement.
Compensation
The base salary and additional payments to employees, such as augmentations, lump sum payments, and incentives.
Complainant
The individual or individuals who in good faith report or provide information about suspected or alleged misconduct.
Confidential Reporting Service

A service the University has retained to receive reports of law or policy violations through a toll free number (1-866-294-8680) or the UReport site.

Glossary of Terms

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