Policy updates

August 12, 2015

August 03, 2015

08.003 Research Intellectual Property
The definition of "patent" was changed in accordance with the American Invents Act. Section 2 in Procedures and Responsibilities was made to clarify that the assignment of rights to the University for content creation be immediate, and not an intention to assign at a later date. Effective: 08/03/2015.

July 31, 2015

10.010 Endowment
Revised to reflect a change in the annual distribution rate. Effective 07/31/2015.
03.001 Mission Statement of the University of North Texas
Revised to update the "Policy Statement" and "Procedures and Responsibilities" sections. Effective 07/31/2015.

July 30, 2015

July 28, 2015

15.011 Food Safety
New Policy
Created in compliance with Texas Department of State Health Services rules on food service sanitation. Effective 07/28/2015.

July 23, 2015

15.012 Risk Management Program
Revised to accurately reflect the current mission, structure, organization, or functions of UNT’s Risk Management Services department. The focus of the updated policy is managing risks holistically, according to the professionally accepted discipline of Risk Management, and according to a uniquely developed approach at UNT with three pillars: Risk Management, Emergency Management, and Environmental Management. Effective 07/23/2015.
06.025 Faculty Misconduct and Discipline
Revised to comply with SACS and UNT policy review schedul. Revisions include: reorganization of content, elimination of outdated references, inclusion of protection for faculty, and streamlining of procedures. Effective 7/23/2015.

July 10, 2015

14.002 Information Security
Revised to align it with State of Texas Information Security Standards found in Texas Administrative Code 202 (TAC 202). Due to the extensive changes that were needed in order to bring the policy into compliance, a new draft was written rather than edits to the current policy. Effective 07/10/2015.
07.023 Textbook Adoption
Revised to comply with current operating practices. Effective 07/10/2015.


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