Policy Updates

March 14, 2022

05.045 Workplace Violence
Six-year review completed, and only non-substantive changes made for improved clarity.

February 28, 2022

06.053 Reporting Substantive Change
UNT’s accrediting agency, SACSCOC, updated its substantive change policy, effective January 2021. This policy was updated to incorporate those changes.
07.002 Student Identity Verification, Privacy, and Notification in Distance Education Courses
Reviewed, but only non-substantive revisions necessary for link accuracy.
06.003 Student Academic Integrity
Six non-substantive words added to the Policy Application section to satisfy a SACSCOC requirement.
14.006 Use of University Telecommunication and Personal Computing Devices
Policy renamed, fully reviewed, and revised to reflect current business processes and norms.

February 25, 2022

05.027 Reduction in Force
Reviewed and revised.

February 21, 2022

16.005 Prohibition Against Sexual Misconduct and Retaliation
This policy has been updated to allow witness statements to be considered as evidence in Title IX hearings, even if the witness fails to appear for the hearing. The grounds for appeal have been delineated, and the time to appeal has been increased from 5 days to 10. Finally, the definition of retaliation has been updated.
15.011 Food Service and Safety
This policy has been appraised according to its 6-year review and revised with an addition of language to include the Texas Food Establishment Rules, and to conform the language used to those rules.

February 17, 2022

13.004 Use of Human Subjects in Research
This policy has been updated to provide clarification of responsibilities and definitions related to human subjects research as described in regulations. Updated regulation and resource links, as well as resources to locally report research misconduct have been added.


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