Recently Updated Policies

Environmental Protection
July 8, 2020

Comprehensive Review, Minor Revisions:

  1. Title change: Environmental Management to Environmental Protection
  2. Includes a new procedure on wetland protection.
  3. Consolidates procedures/appendices.

  4. Simplifies language for the ready and reflects some changes to responsibilities in University Services.
Conflict Resolution for Faculty, P&A, Civil Service, and Student Workers
May 5, 2020

Comprehensive Review. 

  1. Updates the policy owner, contact, and unit title and names of contacts.
  2. Minor edits to clarify and simplify language.
  3. Provides additional FAQs to improve guidance.
  4. Updates and increases the stated arbitration fees.
Course Enrollment Limits and Cancellation: Twin Cities, Crookston, Morris, Rochester
April 30, 2020

Comprehensive Review.

  1. Reduces the deadline for cancelling classes due to low enrollment from the 5th day of classes to the 1st day of classes.
  2. Incorporates new responsibilities for the maintenance and publishing of college-level policies for cancellations.
Awarding Posthumous Degrees
April 21, 2020

Comprehensive review, minor revision.  Simplifies responsibilities. 

Open Access to Scholarly Articles
April 20, 2020

Comprehensive Review. Minor revision. Eliminates a reference to review interval and report to faculty.
Includes an affirmative statement that whatever system is used for grating waivers must be accessible to those who are visually impaired.

Conducting Research with Human Embryos or Pluripotent Stem Cells
April 20, 2020

Comprehensive Review, Minor Revisions. Policy updated to improve the accuracy of wording. Title changed from "Conducting Research with Human Embryos or Embryonic Stem Cells" to "Conducting Research with Human Embryos or Pluripotent Stem Cells".