Policy Updates

December 02, 2022

07.010 Protected Health Information Privacy
This policy has been updated to clarify guidance regarding transmission of protected health information between the provider and patient. The information must be transmitted only via approved medical communication systems and must maintain encryption. Updates appear on pages 48 and 49.

November 03, 2022

11.001 Facility Use Coordination
This policy has been updated to clarify how UNT Policy 07.019, Student Organizations, defines how student organizations coordinate and schedule use of UNT facilities, where as this policy defines how staff and faculty coordinate and schedule use of UNT facilities. Other non-substantive changes were made for improved clarity.

October 28, 2022

13.009 Grants and Contracts Related to Sponsored Projects
This policy was reviewed and minor updates were made to improve its clarity it as part of its six-year review.

October 13, 2022

08.001 Use of Intellectual Property Owned by Third Parties
This policy has been rewritten for succinctness and clarity, and to convey current practices.

October 12, 2022

05.006 Background Checks
This policy has been updated to incorporate background checks (and offices conducting them) that were not previously reflected in policy.
05.040 Supplemental Compensation
This policy has been updated in accordance with revised UNT System Regulation 03.2000 and corresponding System model policy. Substantive changes include: faculty supplemental compensation no longer requires approval by both Academic Resources and HR and will only require Academic Resources approval as the office who manages all faculty compensation matters; provisions added for non-exempt employee eligibility to receive supplemental compensation; exception provision for augmentations over 20% added; minimum timeline for augmentation assignments reduced from six weeks to four; President may approve late task assignments; and administrative supplements section added to policy.
14.007 Web Publishing
This policy has been rewritten to reflect current practices and guidance concerning publishing of University web content.

October 06, 2022

10.008 Stipends
This policy received minor updates for currentness and clarity as part of its 6-year review.

October 05, 2022

05.012 Employment of Relatives (Nepotism Rule)
This policy has been revised in alignment with the UNT System model policy. Revisions include added definitions for clarity.

September 23, 2022

05.072 Leave with Pay
This policy revision includes the addition of Mental Health Leave for Peace Officers.


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