Policy Updates

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

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.
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.

February 22, 2024

06.013 Conferring of Emeritus Status
Format Only
Non-substantive revision. Updated policy contact and added definition for "continuing appointment."

February 21, 2024

06.030 Review and Approval of Online and Hybrid Courses and Programs
Updates to this policy include changing title to “Review and Approval of Online and Hybrid Courses and Programs.” New definition for “instructional design” was added. Language was updated in various places to more clearly explain lines of authority and responsibility during the course review process.


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