A revised University of Michigan policy on internet access allows the blocking of websites that may contain offensive or pornographic content, in limited circumstances.
The policy, Standard Practice Guide 601.16: Electronic Access to Potentially Offensive Materials, was updated Feb. 12.
University of Michigan faculty, students and community members gathered Wednesday to discuss a new university policy requiring employees to disclose felony charges or convictions.
Under a new university policy, faculty, staff, student employees, volunteers and visiting scholars are required to provide notification if they are charged with or convicted of a felony crime. This policy is effective Feb. 1.
The revised University of Michigan Information Security Policy was recently approved, along with a number of new Information Technology Standards, and will be phased in over the next two years.
The University of Michigan is revising its information technology security policy to establish a single, comprehensive IT security and information assurance program for the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses and the Health System.
U-M executive officers recently approved changes to several IT policies in the Standard Practice Guide.
Using information technology is integral to how the university conducts its business. The institution provides direction and guidance regarding the fundamental use of IT on its campuses through the following channels:
A new standard practice guide spells out the criteria and process the university would use when considering the timely, administrative review of a faculty member who is unable to perform the essential functions of a faculty position, despite reasonable accommodations.
Following the January announcement of a centralized policy that supports the health, wellness, safety and security of children who interact with the university, U-M officials took to campus to share policy specifics and gather feedback on implementation.
In the ongoing effort to maintain a community that enables each person to reach his or her full potential, the University of Michigan has adopted a Standard Practice Guide outlining professional standards for members of the faculty.
The university is furthering its commitment to safety of children on all campuses by establishing a centralized policy to ensure the health, wellness, safety and security of minors who interact with the university.