Recently Updated Policies

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Business Expenses
Last Revised Revision Description

Major Revision. (1) Removed the ability for employees to request reimbursement for local mileage, except for individuals who travel to a system campus that is not their home campus, where an employee's job description requires them to travel to an offsite location; and when an employee is in travel status. (2) Added language stating the parking at an employee's primary campus location is not an allowable expense. (3) Created a new appendix for business expenses related to remote work.

Post-baccalaureate Certificate Plans Approved by the Board of Regents
Last Revised Revision Description

Comprehensive Review. 

  1. Revised policy statement to reflect current policy intent.
  2. Enhanced language on maximum number of course credits for postt-baccalaureate certificate (in alignment with masters and doctoral requirements).
  3. Articulated existing practice of certificates not having minors or concentrations (not in current policy).
  4. Added a new section of the policy titled Requirements Upon Matriculation that articulates current practice and aligns with master’s and doctoral student matriculation requirements. Moved matriculation-related text in current policy to this section.
  5. Created a new section of the policy titled Performance Standards.
Reporting Suspected Misconduct
Last Revised Revision Description

Comprehensive Review, Minor Revision:

  1. Added a definition for misconduct.
  2. Other minor changes were made to improve clarity.
Retaliation
Last Revised Revision Description

Comprehensive Review, Minor Revision. Key Changes:

  • Adds the role for the Vice President for the Office of Human Resources.
  • Other minor changes were made to include clarity.
Vacation Donation Program for Civil Service and Union-Represented Staff
Last Revised Revision Description

Comprehensive Review

  1. P&A are now allowed to donate vacation hours
  2. Specified that the 65 days of donated time is per rolling calendar year and simplified the reasons for requesting use of the program.
  3. Clarified that extended time off is a time period exceeding three consecutive working days
  4. The immediate family member definition was changed to match the CS Employment Rules definition
  5. Removed the section on federally sponsored funds not being able to donate. They are able to donate.
  6. Added that any denials will be reviewed by the Senior Director of Total Comp. If the denial is upheld, there is no appeal or grievance.
Non-Renewal of Appointment for Academic Professional and Administrative Employees
Last Revised Revision Description

Major Change:

Expanded the definition of years of service for this policy to now include any time spent working in an academic professional, academic administrative, or civil service position for employees eligible for this policy.

Departmental Exams for Proficiency or Credit for Undergraduate Students: Twin Cities, Crookston, Morris, Rochester
Last Revised Revision Description

Comprehensive Review, Minor Revision.

  1. Minor phrasing changes in order to clarify potentially confusing or vague language.
  2. Added the words “degree or course” to clarify what kind of requirements can be met with a departmental exam.
  3. Retired a procedure that is no longer needed.
Maintaining Records of Student Work: Twin Cities, Crookston, Morris, Rochester
Last Revised Revision Description

Comprehensive Review.

  1. Minor changes to improve clarity including linking to a related policy and procedure to help instructors better understand how to return student work properly.
  2. Added FAQ to provide guidance on returning student work in accordance with this policy.
Vacation Leave for Faculty and Academic Professional and Administrative Employees
Last Revised Revision Description

Increasing vacation accrual maximum to 27 days.

Early and Select Appointment Terminations for Academic Professional and Administrative Employees
Last Revised Revision Description

August 2021 - Major Revision.

  1. Added language to clarify the definition of program curtailment.
  2. Included a requirement for approval from the VP of OHR and SVP of Finance and operations for any program curtailment.
  3. Clarified that employees impacted by this are eligible for Non-Renewal Program.
Campus Public Art
Last Revised Revision Description
New policy.