Recently Updated Policies
Teaching and Learning: Instructor and Unit Responsibilities (Crookston, Morris, Rochester, Twin Cities)
Added clarification that instructors should provide the course syllabus within the first week of classes.
In response to the Equity Lens Policy Review committee feedback, suggested inclusion of personal pronouns on syllabus.
In response to student advocacy, added a provision that instructors must communicate expected timeframe to complete assessments of student work.
Incorporated language from two separate policies that will be retired (Faculty Responsibility in Undergraduate Advising and Providing In-progress Notifications on Academic Performance).
Updated the FAQs.
Syllabus Requirements: Crookston, Morris, Rochester, Twin Cities
Comprehensive Review, Minor revisions:
Provided additional language to the descriptions of grades requirement
Reference to alternative formats is now listed as a requirement in the policy rather than the appendix.
Added an “If applicable” reference to the Student Travel and Education Abroad policy
Added an FAQ about a resource for developing syllabi.
Responsible and Ethical Conduct of Research Education
Comprehensive Review, Minor Revisions. Continued use of CITI Program, require RCR Core course implementation for all researchers, regardless of funding source or role in a study, to provide continuity and reduction of redundancy in education requirements for sponsored projects and to serve as a PI.