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Understanding the Governance Policy Review & Approval Processes

For a General Overview....

To understand RIT's policy review and approval processes, policy authors should review the university's "policy on policies," Development, Review, Approval, and Promulgation of University-Level Policies (B 5.0), which describes and illustrates these processes. 

For Help Navigating the Governance Groups....

In addition to the guidance provided in B 5.0, practical information on scheduling time with the governance groups to present and review policy proposals can be found below:

For Advice and Counsel....

Because the university's policy review and approval processes can be confusing, policy authors are also encouraged to seek guidance from the policy office. 

For assistance with policies reviewed and approved by Institute Council, contact Kathleen Martin, director, university policy at 5-6461 or

For assistance with policies reviewed and approved by Academic Senate, contact Sue Provenzano, assistant vice president, academic affairs at 5-5572 or


This page last updated July 18 2014.