The University of California is inviting comments on proposed revisions to the Academic Personnel Manual sections listed below. Note that APM 740 applies to Agriculture and Natural Resources:
- 740, Leaves of Absence/Sabbatical Leaves (APM - 740);
- 285, Lecturer with Security of Employment Series (APM - 285);
- 210-3, Instructions to Review Committees that Advise on Actions Concerning the Lecturer with Security of Employment Series (APM - 210-3); and
- 133-0-B, Limitation on Total Period of Service with Certain Academic Titles
- (APM - 133).
Proposed revisions modify language intended to make the title more accurately reflect the requirements for advancement in the series and...
UC Office of the President is inviting employees to comment on a proposed new Presidential Policy on Export Controls.
The proposed policy seeks to provide a framework for all University locations to develop further local export-control compliance programs that satisfy federal legal requirements while allowing each location the flexibility to develop its own specific requirements and practices. Compliance with export controls requires the cooperation and is the responsibility of various offices and individuals across the University system. The proposed policy identifies some of those offices and individuals and describes some of their responsibilities to ensure that...
The University of California opposes limits on the free flow of students, faculty, scholars and researchers that are at the core of the University's education, research and public service missions. As such, the Trump Administration's new executive order banning citizens of six nations from entering the United States is anathema to advancing knowledge and international cooperation. While the new order appears less restrictive than the one it replaced, UC remains deeply concerned that the new order, once it goes into effect on March 16, will still have a very serious effect on those who seek to study, train, research and teach at UC and universities across the country, to the detriment of the UC community and the country as a...
I am writing to remind you that UC Agriculture and Natural Resources is committed to creating and maintaining a community where all individuals who are employed or participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in an atmosphere free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation or intimidation.
Our commitment includes complying with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities operated by recipients of federal financial assistance. Sexual harassment and sexual violence are forms of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX.
To fulfill its obligations under Title IX and other related state and federal laws,...
I am writing to share important changes to UC policy regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment and to offer a reminder about the resources available to the ANR community. All UC locations have been working together to update policies and procedures, and a few recent changes deserve special notice.
The UC Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Policy now requires every ANR employee to notify the Title IX office when they receive information from a UC student about an alleged violation. Although most ANR academics and staff do not...