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University Policy Framework Hierarchy

Board of Regents Policies
Board of Regents Policies serve as umbrella policies to provide high-level guiding principles and direction for the administration to implement. Board policies carry the Regents seal, are developed by the administration in consultation with the Regents, and approved by the Board.
Administrative Policies
Administrative Policies are developed by the administration and approved by the President’s policy committee on behalf of the President. Administrative policies provide specific rules and provisions for implementing Board of Regents policies and setting expectations for administrative operation of the university.
University-Wide Policies
Board Of Regents Policies
Administrative Policies
Non-University-Wide Policies
Campus Policies
College Policies
Department Policies