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Recent Updates to Policies in the Governance Policy Library

As part of the ongoing review and updating of university-level policies in the Governance Policy Library (www.rit.edu/policies), below is a list of policies that have been initially approved, edited or revised in the past several months.  The name of the policy and a brief description of the action taken by the applicable governance group is noted and these policies have been reviewed and approved by Dr. Destler.  Please click on the name of the policy to see the updated policy in its entirety.

There are other policies currently under review by the Academic Senate and Institute Council.  Notifications will be sent to the community as these policies are reviewed and approved.  If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Sue Provenzano (5-5572).

  • E29.0 – Staff Leave of Absence
    Edited August 2017 to edit length of leave to match length of semesters

  • E06.0 – Policies on Faculty Rank and Promotion
    Policies on Faculty Rank and Promotion – section II.A to add the sentence, “The college policies and expectations that are required by university policy E06.0 shall be published and archived as described in B05.0 IV.D. Governance Policy Promulgation.”

  • E05.0 - Policies on Tenure

    • Revised December 1, 2016 - section 3.B.2.e to remove the outside member appointed by Academic Senate or the equivalent committee established by the college from the comprehensive mid-tenure review committee
    • Revised February 23, 2017 – section 2.d.1.b – to add the sentence, “The college expectations and policies that are required by university policy E05.0 shall be published and archived as described in B05.0 IV.D. Governance Policy Promulgation.”

     

  • E04.0 - Faculty Employment Policies

    • Revised March 31, 2016 - Sections II, II.B, IV, V, VI. Policies E13.0 and E14.0 incorporated into this policy
    • Revised December 1, 2016 - Section II.B - language added to address disciplinary, interdisciplinary, or multidisplinary work
  • E03.0 - Oath of Allegiance
    February 23, 2017 - Reviewed and Affirmed by Academic Senate

     

  • E02.0 - Principles of Academic Freedom
    February 23, 2017 - Reviewed and Affirmed by Academic Senate

  • E01.0 - Employee Work Classifications
    Revised February 15, 2017

  • D18.0 - Student Conduct Process
    September 6, 2016 - Interim status removed and edits to section H. to include advisors of choice approved

  • D12.0 - Graduation Requirement
    Revised April 6, 2017:

    • Added/revised sections IV.C, V.F, VI.B.11 and 14
    • Revised section VI.B.6
    • Added section VII. Seven-Year Graduation Requirement; renumbered remaining sections
    • Added second paragraph in section VIII.
    • Section IX revised
    • Corrected URLs, position, and department names
  • D05.0 - Grades

    • Revised February 1, 2017 - added Section I.C, Section VIII Submission of Grades
    • Revised March 9, 2017 - added Section VIII.C
    • Edited March 22, 2017 - change the withdrawal period to be at the end of the eleventh week, due to change in the academic calendar
  • D02.0 - Admission
    Revised April 6, 2017 - Section XII

  • D01.0 - Policies for Curriculum Development
    Edited April 6, 2017 to correct title of dean of Graduate Education

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