Policy Updates

July 10, 2024

05.072 Leave with Pay
This policy was revised in response to amendments to Texas Government Code that now allows Mental Health Leave for emergency dispatchers (Telecommunicators).

July 09, 2024

04.006 Responsibilities and Rights of Employees Under the UNT Compliance Program
This policy was revised as part of the 6-year review cycle. References to “Office of Institutional Compliance” and “Office of Equal Opportunity” have been changed to “University Integrity and Compliance” and “Equal Opportunity and Title IX,” respectively. Updates also include changes to policy references, job titles, and clarifying language being added to Protection Against Retaliation and Confidentiality.

June 06, 2024

07.018 FERPA
Format Only
Policy was updated to change the custodian of record for international students.

June 05, 2024

05.061 Parental Leave
Format Only
Policy was revised to remove a reference to the retired policy 05.065, Sick Leave Donation.

May 16, 2024

07.006 Free Speech and Public Assembly on Campus Grounds
Policy was revised to align with Texas Executive Order GA-44 requirements.

May 02, 2024

06.035 Academic Freedom and Academic Responsibility
This policy was updated to align with new requirements of Tex. Educ. Code §51.3525 (commonly referred to as SB17).

April 11, 2024

04.006 Responsibilities and Rights of Employees Under the UNT Compliance Program
Format Only
Non-substantive revision to change references to a deleted policy (04.009). Also updated the name Office of University Compliance and Ethics to University Integrity and Compliance (UIC).

April 04, 2024

15.016 Unmanned Aircraft System
Policy was updated to revise definition of "accident" to be congruent with the federal definition.

March 07, 2024

16.001 Disability Accommodations for Students and Academic Units
This policy was reviewed as part of the standard 6-year review process. The policy was updated to add additional clarity to the definition of “Person with a disability.” Additional details were also added to the Student Responsibilities, Notifications, and Faculty Responsibilities sections. The grievance procedures were removed from this policy and placed into its own document. Ownership of this document was changed to VP for Finance and Administration from VP for IDEA.
06.024 Evaluation of Part-Time Instructors
New Policy
Policy was reinstated and rewritten after six years of being retired to provide additional information in the evaluation of part-time instructors.


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