UC Office of the President invites comments on a proposed Presidential Policy on Open Access for Theses and Dissertations. The policy is new and includes the following key issues:
- There is currently no systemwide uniformity or policy for ensuring open access to UC graduate students' theses and dissertations. This policy will provide systemwide consistency for these works.
- Allowance for embargoes that delay the date theses or dissertations are made available in an open access repository.
You can access the proposed policy at
Changes to several UC Presidential Policies regarding relocation, travel, financial deficit management, probationary periods and payroll pertain to ANR members. The new, revised and rescinded UC Presidential Policies can be viewed at http://policy.ucop.edu. Below is an outline of the changes.
BFB-G-13 Policy and Regulations Governing Moving and Relocation
The core changes that went into effect on Oct. 15, 2017, include the following:
- removed policy on relocation allowance;
- added provision allowing the reimbursement of reasonable expenses associated with the sale of former primary residence or unexpired lease expenses associated with new...
UC Office of the President invites comments on a proposed new policy for Crime Awareness and Campus Security (Clery Act). The proposed policy can be viewed at http://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/271802.pdf.
The Clery Act (otherwise officially known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, section 485 of the Higher Education Act, codified at 20 U.S.C. 1092 (f)) is a federal law requiring colleges and universities across the United States that receive Title IV funding to disclose information about particular crimes on and around their campuses and related policies. It is the policy of the University to comply with its...
UCOP released a new policy titled International Activities Policy (IAP) drafted by a working group formed by the Academic Planning Council (APC), a joint Senate and Administration body chaired by Executive Vice President and Provost Aimee Dorr. This new policy is replacing the 2005 Guidelines for the Establishment and Operations of Foreign Affiliate Organizations and Foreign Operations, which pertain to a narrow area of international activities.
The new Policy covers all international activities conducted by all UC employees and students including routine activities; it sets out governing principles, clarifies approval levels, and directs proponents of international activities to consider...
The Office of the Vice President and Chief Information Officer invites comments on drafts of a presidential policy, Electronic Information Security (IS-3), and a corresponding glossary for all information security and information technology policies. The policy provides a security framework that protects UC's Institutional Information and IT Resources from accidental or intentional unauthorized access, loss or damage, while preserving UC's collaborative academic culture.