Laws, policies relevant to political season.
The Office of Policy and Efficiency (OPE) announces additional revisions to APS 5060 - Faculty Appointments, effective September 1, 2020.
Updates to Article 5: Faculty and related policies now in effect. Extensive restructuring put into place July 1.
Three systemwide policy changes are approved. Two become effective on August 14, 2020; one is delayed pending Regent action.
Federal guidelines take effect August 14, 2020
As part of the formal review of all regent laws and policies, the administration, in collaboration with the faculty, undertook a thorough review of Article 5: Faculty and the related regent and administrative policies (except regent policy 5.J and 5.K relating to intellectual property).
Consolidation of conduct policies & Changes to Regent Law (Article) 2.B and Policies 13.G and 14.A – effective June 18, 2020
Use-or-lose deadline extended for those unable to have taken vacation during COVID-19 crisis
The Board of Regents approved interim changes to Policy 11.E.1 regarding vacation leave accruals for university staff and twelve-month faculty for fiscal year 2020-21, effective May 19, 2020.
A comprehensive review of university staff and faculty leave policies resulted in some revisions and reorganization of leave policies at the regent and administrative policy levels.