Recently Updated Policies

Reporting Inventions or Software Arising from Research
May 23, 2017

Comprehensive Review, Minor Revision: Clarification of who may report software, contacts updated.

Brand Policy: Trademarks, Logos, Colors, and Seal
May 15, 2017

Comprehensive Review, Minor Revision. 1. Clarifies language throughout the policy. 2. Updates senior leader, responsible University office, and Policy owner information.

Leave of Absence and Readmission for Undergraduates: Twin Cities, Crookston, Morris, Rochester
April 8, 2017

Comprehensive Review, Major Revision. 1. Document appropriate reasons for a leave of absence. 2. Use “discontinue” language rather than “inactive” language for accuracy about the process.3. Clarify language regarding semester/term including how terms are counted for leaves and discontinuation.

Copyright Ownership
March 24, 2017

Comprehensive Review, Major Revision. Specifies who holds the copyright in software that faculty and employees develop as part of their University employment that is academic work.

Participating in a University Investment
March 7, 2017

New Policy, Combines Administrative Policies: Selecting Investment Options for University Funds, and Participating in the Group Income Pool. Incorporates language from the Selecting Investment Options for University Funds policy into a procedure associated with this policy. Provides better clarity around the different investment options of each investment pool.