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University Rules

2007 Rules Updates

NOTE: Rules are listed in the order they were filed with the state. Accordingly, the most recently filed rules will be listed at the end of the table.

 

Rule Number Title Reason for Change Status Effective Date
3359-01-01 Members of the Board and their Powers Provides for period of four years to elapse since last day of term for which person previously served Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-01-02 Officers of the Board and their Duties Minor grammatical correction Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-01-03 Committees of the Board Revised chairman to chairperson, clarified scope of rules committee oversight Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-01-04 Meetings of the Board Clarified usual order of business to include finance, fiscal policy and investment committee; strategic issues, governance and compliance committee; rules committee; and audit committee Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-01-05 President of the University Added Akron AAUP as one of University groups to be afforded opportunity to meet with finalists during presidential search and provide input Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-01-06 University Faculty Added language regarding Akron AAUP Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-01-07 Annual Budget Minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-02-01 Officers of the Academic Administration Add Chief Operating Officer to Provost's title and clarified certain duties of Associate Provost personnel Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-02-02 Organization of Instruction Revision of name from Community & Technical College to Summit College, deletion of requirement for annual meeting of university faculty, added statement about auxiliary faculty Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-03-01 Officers of Finance and Administration Title change from business and finance to finance and administration, clarification of functions, title changes and additions within the division Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-03-02 Tuition, Fees and Refunds Title change of representative from office of student financials to office of student accounts/bursar Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-03-03 Property of the University Title change of representative--formerly controller to associate VP and controller Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-03-04 Budget Deficit Title change of VP for Business & Finance to VP for Finance and Administration Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-03-05 Officers of Human Resources Title change from Executive Director of Human resources to Associate VP for Human Resources and Employee Relations, other minor title changes Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-03-06 Acceptance of Credit Cards as Payment Option to the University Title change of VP for Business & Finance to VP for Finance and Administration Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-04-01 Officers of Public Affairs and Development Addition of language concerning chief communication officer Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-05-01 Officers of the Vice President and Chief Information Officer Division Title change from VP for Information and Instructional Technologies and Institutional Planning to VP for Information Technology and CIO; removed titles of Director, Institutional Planning and Analysis, and Assistant to the VPCIO Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-06-01 Office of the Vice President for Capital Planning and Facilities Management Title change from Chief of University Police to Assistant VP for Campus Safety Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-07-02 Office of University Internal Auditor Title change from VP for Business & Finance to VP for Finance and Administration Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-08-01 Officers of Student Affairs Changes to oversight responsibilities of VP for Student Affairs Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-09-02 General Academic and Administrative Personnel Matters Clarified professional leave and sick leave Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-09-03 Full-time Service Added language regarding the collective bargaining agreement and Akron AAUP Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-10-02 The University of Akron Bylaws of the Faculty Senate Minor edit Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-01 Sick Leave for School of Law Faculty, Contract Professionals, Classified, and Unclassified Exempt Staff Minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-02 Professional Leave of Absence and Vacations for Employees Other Than Bargaining Unit Faculty Removed bargaining unit members, as they are covered by collective bargaining agreement Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-03 Vacation Policy for Full-time 12-Month Faculty, Other Than Bargaining Unit Faculty, Contract Professionals, and Unclassified Exempt Staff Added statement that Rule applies to all 12-month faculty who are not bargaining unit faculty Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-04 A Faculty Improvement Program for Faculty in the School of Law Clarified that this program applies to faculty in the School of Law. All other faculty governed by collective bargaining agreement. Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-05 Court and Military Leave for All Employees Except Bargaining Unit Faculty Added statement that this Rule applies to all employees except those governed by collective bargaining agreement Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-06 Part-time Employment for Full-time Non-Teaching Personnel Who Retire RESCINDED Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-07 Sixty Plus Program Minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-08 Policies and Procedure for Student Records Transferred FERPA coordination from VP for Student Affairs to University Registrar, other minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-09 World Wide Web (WWW) Information Publishing Clarified that heads of particular University units are responsible for maintaining that specific unit's pages, other minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-10.3 Information Technology Security and System Integrity Policy Minor edits, added statement concerning the server systems group having access to all servers connected to the network Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-10.4 Customer Information Security Policy Deleted reference to "interim" policy, minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-10.5 Cellular Telephone and Other Wireless Communication Policy Minor title changes Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-12.1 Policy on Stipends for Contract Professionals and Non-Bargaining Unit Staff Minor title change Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-14 Reemployment Guidelines for Superannuates who Retire From The University of Akron Through a Retirement Incentive Program of The University of Akron RESCINDED Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-15 Reemployment Procedures for Retirees Other Than Retirees Who Elected to Retire Under a University of Akron Early Retirement Incentive Program For All Employees Other Than Bargaining Unit Faculty Added statement that this rule applies to all employees other than members of a bargaining unit Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-17 Conflict of Interest, Conflict of Commitment, Scholarly Misconduct, and Ethical Conduct - Policies and Procedures Minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-17.1 Conflict Management Requiring President's Review Minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-17.2 Spousal Hire Policy For All Employees Other Than Bargaining Unit Faculty Added statement that this rule shall apply to all 12-month faculty who are not bargaining unit faculty Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-11-18 Conduct and Ethics Policy: Employee Financial Interests in Companies Licensed Under University Intellectual Property Minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-20-02 Organization of the University Title changes, added language to search committee for positions of Provost, Deans, Department Chairs Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-20-03 The Faculty: General Personnel Policies Clarified annual review of non-bargaining unit instructors, expanded the criteria for and review of candidates for distinguished professor, added new language about selection of permanent department chairs Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-20-03.1 Salaries (Full-Time Faculty) Minor edits, deleted language about President announcing at the November meeting of faculty senate the maximum, minimum, median, and average salaries Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/2007
3359-20-03.2 Faculty Workload Policy Minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-20-03.4 Terminating Employment Added language pertaining to collective bargaining agreement Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-20-03.6 Faculty Grievance Procedures Added statement that rule applies to faculty of school of law and grievances that are not alleged to be a violation of the collective bargaining agreement Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-20-03.8 Joint Appointments and Joint Titles Minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-20-04.3 Faculty Privileges and Benefits Minor edits, retained no parking fees for retirees but added statement that retirees are subject to parking permit fee assessment if rehired into any position as full-time or part-time employee Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-20-04.4 Guidelines for Academic Retrenchment Due to Financial Exigency for Faculty Members Not Governed by Collective Bargaining Agreement Added statement that the rule applies to faculty members not governed by the collective bargaining agreement Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-20-05 Academic Matters and General Policies Minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-20-05.1 Grading System, Discipline, Academic Probation and Dismissal Clarification of practices, minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-20-05.3 Textbooks, Teaching Aids, Supplies, Offices, and Classrooms Clarification of responsibility for current teaching aids, minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-20-05.4 Parking Deleted language about University having automobiles available for use on official business Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-20-05.5 Health Services and Restrictions on Smoking, Alcoholic Beverages and Drugs Revised to comply with new Ohio law on smoking prohibitions, delineated appropriate University officers to handle reports of violations Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-20-05.7 Publications and Promotional Materials Clarification of current practices--for example where web pages are in lieu of print media Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-20-05.8 General Academic Information Deletion of faculty club, minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-20-05.9 Radiation Safety Minor title edit, addition of The University of Akron Medina County University Center Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-21-01 Early Retirement Incentive Program Minor title edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-25-06 Classified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 9/5/07
Filed 9/11/2007
9/21/2007
3359-25-07 Unclassified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 9/5/07
Filed 9/11/2007
9/21/2007
3359-26-02 General Staff Personnel Policies and Procedures Minor title edit Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-26-04 Absence from Campus Removed status as interim rule, minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-26-05 Separation from the University Minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-30-01 Guidelines for Academic Retrenchment Due to Financial Exigency RESCINDED Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-31-01 Introduction to Travel on Behalf of the University Minor title changes Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-31-03 Allowable Living Expenses Minor title changes Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-31-04 Reporting and Documentation of Expenses Minor title changes Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-42-01 Student Rights and Responsibilities Minor title changes Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-44-01 The Establishment of Assembly Procedures Minor edits; deletion of language concerning Lee R. Jackson Field and Memorial Hall Gymnasium, seeking another appropriate area, and failure to respond to a request Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-45-01 Trespass Regulations Minor title changes Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-46-01 Motor Vehicle, Traffic and Parking Regulations Clarification of parking space, added statement about parking prohibited in pedestrian areas, clarified where parking is permitted, added statement about written verification from police when vehicle forcibly entered and permit stolen, deleted reference to presidential designation of a traffic referee, and removed provision about excessive parking violations but substituted new language Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-46-02 Parking Permit Fees Minor title edits, deleted statement about fee requirements for retirees to avoid duplication Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-47-01 Alcohol Policy Updates policy to current practice of not allowing anyone other Dining Services to serve alcohol, provides for compliance by University student organizations Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-47-03 Computer Misconduct Policy Minor title changes Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-47-09 Procedures for Key Pick-Up, Return, or Requests and/or Reporting Lost or Stolen Keys Minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-47-12 Meningitis and Hepatitis B Vaccination Status Statement New Rule - All students residing in on-campus housing shall complete a form indicating they have vaccinations Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-60-01 Classification of Students Minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-60-02 Undergraduate Admissions Revised admission categories, revised written application requirement to online application form, clarified requirements for proof of earned degrees, clarified requirement for English language proficiency Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-60-03 General Procedures and Requirements Change in withdrawal after the midpoint - must be no later than than 12th week of semester, other minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-60-03.1 Credit by Transfer or Examination Minor edit Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-60-03.2 Credit/Noncredit Option (Undergraduate and Postbacculaureate Only) and Re-Examination Minor edits, clarification regarding schedule of classes (not printed schedule of classes) Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-60-03.3 Repeating Courses Minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-60-03.4 Academic Reassessment and Discipline Minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-60-03.5 Grades and the Grading System Deleted statement about grading methods and referred user to pertinent rule (3359-20-05.1) Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-60-03.6 Graduation Added statement regarding graduation with honors that the Provost may waive requirements for rare and unique circumstances Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-60-04 Fees and Expenses Minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-60-04.2 Regulations Regarding Refunds: Credit/Noncredit Removal of "five-week" in reference to summer term Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-60-04.3 Residence Hall Refunds Change in partial refund policy for residence hall contract termination from specific amounts based upon date of termination to pro-rata determination; contract cancellations after 12th week of semester will result in full forfeiture; students not liable for forfeitures for reasons related to orderly operation of residence hall, safety, dismissal Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-60-05 Financial Aid Removal of language not needed in the rule, other minor edits Passed by BOT 6/13/07
Filed 6/15/2007
6/25/07
3359-20-05.7 Publications and Promotional Materials Changed "editor" to "director" in the University Press section (E) Passed by BOT 10/17/07
Filed 10/29/07
11/8/07
3359-25-06 Classified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 10/17/07
Filed 10/29/07
11/8/07
3359-25-07 Unclassified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 10/17/07
Filed 10/29/07
11/8/07
3359-25-06 Classified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 12/12/07
Filed 12/21/07
12/31/07
3359-25-07 Unclassified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 12/12/07
Filed 12/21/07
12/31/07

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