Glossary of Terms

Clinical Health Care
The provision of medical, dental, nursing, or other health-related care to humans or animals for the treatment of disease or injury. In the context of animals, this definition includes those owned by the University and those brought to the University by their owners specifically for the purpose of health care.
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.

Glossary of Terms

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