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2011 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
3359-1-02 Officers of the Board and their Duties Reduces to writing only minutes of regular and special meetings of the Board of Trustees for formal approval by the Board.  Minutes of committee meetings of the Board shall only be mechanically recorded and stored for public inspection, since committees of the Board are not authorized to act of behalf of the Board of Trustees. Passed by BOT 3/23/11
Filed 4/1/11
4/11/11
3359-9-03 Full-Time Service Clerical change/correction

4/11/11

 

3359-11-25 Use of Video Surveillance on Campus Standardizes the use of video surveillance cameras on campus.  Requires all surveillance cameras to be centrally controlled and recorded. Passed by BOT 3/23/11
Filed 4/1/11
4/11/11
3359-25-06 Classified Classification Plan Update

Passed by BOT 3/23/11 Filed 4/1/11

4/11/11
3359-25-07 Unclassified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 3/23/11 Filed 4/1/11 4/11/11
3359-26-04 Absence from Campus Removes Health Services from paragraph (E)(6), as it does not operate 24 hours a day Passed by BOT 3/23/11 Filed 4/1/11 4/11/11
3359-42-01 Student Rights and Responsibilities Changes "University Council" to "Faculty Senate" in several paragraphs Passed by BOT 3/23/11 Filed 4/1/11 4/11/11
3359-2-02 Organization of Instruction Reflects the convergence of Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Creative and Professional Arts into a single Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Passed by BOT 4/27/11 Filed 5/12/11 5/22/11
3359-3-01 Officers of Finance and Administration Increases the Purchasing bid limts and pre-approval limits Passed by BOT 4/27/11 Filed 5/12/11 5/22/11
3359-20-03 The Faculty: General Personnel Policies Reflects the convergence of Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Creative and Professional Arts into a single Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Passed by BOT 4/27/11 Filed 5/12/11 5/22/11
3359-25-06 Classified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 4/27/11 Filed 5/12/11 5/22/11
3359-25-07 Unclassified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 4/27/11 Filed 5/12/11 5/22/11
3359-3-01 Officers of Finance and Administration Removes the positions of Associate Vice President for Human Resources  and Employee Relations and Senior Assistant Vice President of Employee and Labor Relations since the Office of Talent Development Human Resources now reports to the Senior Vice President and Provost and Chief Operating Officer Passed by BOT 6/15/11 Filed 6/20/11 6/30/11
3359-3-05 Office of Talent Development and Human Resources Identifies a new title to this Rule - originally titled Officers of Human Resources - to reflect the new position of Vice President for Talent Development and Human Resources.  The revisions to this Rule are modeled after the newly enacted Office of Academic Affairs Rule, which takes a more streamlined approach in delineating the key positions and functions of the office.

Passed by BOT 6/15/11 Filed 6/20/11

6/30/11
3359-10-02 The University of Akron Bylaws of the Faculty Senate Identifies the members of the full-time faculty and changes the phrase "regular" faculty to "full-time" faculty Passed by BOT 6/15/11 Filed 6/20/11 6/30/11
3359-11-02 Family and Medical Leave, Leave of Absence, Paid Maternity Leave, Paid Paternity Leave, Paid Adoptive and Foster Parent Leave and Vacation for Employees Other Than Bargaining Unit Faculty Pertains to paid maternity and paternity leave and paid adoptive and foster parent leave, as well as language to conform to changes in the Family and Medical Leave Act Passed by BOT 6/15/11 Filed 6/20/11 6/30/11
3359-20-05.1 Grading System, Discipline, Academic Probation and Dismissal Pertains to the process of dropping and withdrawing from courses Passed by BOT 6/15/11 Filed 6/20/11 6/30/11
3359-20-05.2 Curricular Changes RESCINDED and replaced with new 3359-20-05.2 since more than 50 percent of the Rule is being changed

Passed by BOT 6/15/11 Filed 6/20/11

6/30/11
3359-20-05.2 Curricular Changes Reflects changes proposed by the Curriculum Review Committee of Faculty Senate Passed by BOT 6/15/11 Filed 6/20/11 6/30/11
3359-25-06 Classified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 6/15/11 Filed 6/20/11 6/30/11
3359-25-07 Unclassified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 6/15/11 Filed 6/20/11 6/30/11
3359-26-02 General Staff Personnel Policies and Procedures Changes the title of the Executive Director of Human Resources to the Associate Vice President for Talent Development and Human Resources and includes a designee Passed by BOT 6/15/11 Filed 6/20/11 6/30/11
3359-26-04 Absence from Campus Pertains to paid maternity and paternity leave and paid adoptive and foster parent leave, as well as language to conform to changes in the Family and Medical Leave Act Passed by BOT 6/15/11 Filed 6/20/11 6/30/11
3359-38-01 Affirmative Action Policy and Program Strikes the provision that parental leave is without compensation in conformance with the AAUP Collective Bargaining Agreement and changes made to Rules 3359-11-02 and 3359-26-04 Passed by BOT 6/15/11 Filed 6/20/11 6/30/11
3359-48-04 University of Akron Athletic Department Drug Education and Testing

Reflects a mandatory requirement that student athletes participate in drug education activities; a clarification of prohibited substances; a description of the types of drug testing procedures and the various penalties for positive test results; and  a provision giving a student-athlete a “safe harbor” for voluntarily disclosing a drug problem and seeking counseling

Passed by BOT 6/15/11 Filed 6/20/11 6/30/11
3359-60-02 Undergraduate Admissions Consists of automatically enrolling all international students in major medical student health insurance available through the University, at a cost of which will be assessed as a fee and applied to the student's account, unless the student provides proof of insurance maintained during enrollment that meets or exceeds the University's requirements

Passed by BOT 6/15/11 Filed 6/20/11

6/30/11
3359-11-13 Sexual Harassment Policy Clerical correction to title: Vice President for Student Affairs to Vice President for Student Engagement and Success Filed 8/10/11 8/20/11
3359-22-03 Contract Professional Advisory Committee Consists of changes proposed by CPAC to simplify the Rule.  CPAC will create a procedural manual containing the specific operational details about this Committee and intends to post this information on the CPAC website

Passed by BOT 8/3/11 Filed 8/10/11

8/20/11
3359-25-06 Classified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 8/3/11 Filed 8/10/11 8/20/11
3359-25-07 Unclassified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 8/3/11 Filed 8/10/11 8/20/11
3359-41-01 Code of Student Conduct of The University of Akron Clerical correction to title: Vice President for Student Affairs to Vice President for Student Engagement and Success Filed 8/10/11 8/20/11
3359-47-03 Computer Misconduct Policy Clerical correction to title: Vice President for Student Affairs to Vice President for Student Engagement and Success Filed 8/10/11 8/20/11
3359-48-03 Athletic Policy Clerical correction to title: Vice President for Student Affairs to Vice President for Student Engagement and Success Filed 8/10/11 8/20/11
3359-1-02 Officers of the Board and Their Duties Allows the option for written minutes of committee meetings, when available, to constitute the complete record of minutes without the necessity of retaining the record

Passed by BOT 9/21/11 Filed 9/26/11

10/6/11
3359-1-03 Committees of the Board Reflects the reconfiguration plan of the committees of the Board that was approved by the Board of Trustees at its June 15, 2011, meeting.  Revises quorum provision to match language in Rule 3359-1-04.  Revises Internal Auditor title to reflect more curent terminology and changes in reporting lines. Passed by BOT 9/21/11 Filed 9/26/11 10/6/11
3359-1-04 Meetings of the Board Formally establishes how a quorum shall be determined for various committee and Board meetings Passed by BOT 9/21/11 Filed 9/26/11 10/6/11
3359-3-01 Officers of Finance and Administration Removes section (J) pertaining to the Internal Auditor since that position now reports to the Senior Vice President and Provost and Chief Operating Officer Passed by BOT 9/21/11 Filed 9/26/11 10/6/11
3359-7-02 Office of University Internal Audit Reflects more current terminology for the Internal Auditor title and also reflects changes in reporting lines Passed by BOT 9/21/11 Filed 9/26/11 10/6/11
3359-25-07 Unclassified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 9/21/11 Filed 9/26/11 10/6/11
3359-1-10 Advisory Trustees New Rule establishing the position of Advisory Trustee

Passed by BOT 10/26/11 Filed 11/2/11

11/12/11
3359-2-02 Organization of Instruction Reflects the naming of the new health college that includes a School of Nursing as well as the extant schools of the College of Health Sciences and Human Services Passed by BOT 10/26/11 Filed 11/2/11 11/12/11
3359-9-02 General Academic and Administrative Personnel Matters The applicable provisions from Rescinded Rule 3359-20-03 below are consolidated into this Rule in an effort to streamline the Rules Passed by BOT 10/26/11 Filed 11/2/11 11/12/11
3359-20-02 Organization of the University RESCINDED as each provision in this Rule is either covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement with Akron-AAUP or by language addressed in other University Rules Passed by BOT 10/26/11 Filed 11/2/11 11/12/11
3359-20-03 The Faculty: General Personnel Policies RESCINDED as each provision in this Rule is either covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement with Akron-AAUP or by language addressed in other University Rules Passed by BOT 10/26/11 Filed 11/2/11 11/12/11
3359-20-03.4 Concluding University Employment Removes language covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement with Akron-AAUP or provisions addressed in other University Rules, in an effort to avoid redundancy and/or inconsistency Passed by BOT 10/26/11 Filed 11/2/11 11/12/11
3359-25-07 Unclassified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 10/26/11 Filed 11/2/11 11/12/11
3359-43-01 Constitution Changes the name of the Associated Student Government to Undergraduate Student Government and changes the organizational structure and duties of the branch heads.  Many of the removed items will be placed into the Bylaws of the organization, providing additional flexibility. Passed by BOT 10/26/11 Filed 11/2/11 11/12/11
3359-25-06 Classified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 11/30/11 Filed 1/20/12 1/30/12
3359-25-07 Unclassified Classification Plan Update Passed by BOT 11/30/11 Filed 1/20/12 1/30/12

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