Announcements

Proposal for new University Budget policy approved

At its meeting held on August 14, 2018, Vice-Presidents Council approved a proposal to establish a new University Budget policy. 

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Board of Regents Approves New Policy

At its meeting on May 10, 2018, the Board of Regents approved a new Art Collection policy. 

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Proposal to Revise Naming Opportunities Policy

At its meeting held on April 17, 2018, Vice-Presidents Council approved a proposal to revise the Naming Opportunities policy.

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Leave Administration Policy

New policy effective April 1.

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Deletion of Publications Policy

During its March 15, 2018 meeting, the Board of Regents approved the deletion of the Publications policy and its related procedures, effective immediately. 

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Emergency Management Policy Incidental Amendment

At its meeting held on March 14, 2018, Vice-Presidents Council approved an incidental amendment to the Emergency Management policy. 

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Proposal to Revise Student Employment Policy

At its meeting held on March 7, 2018, Vice-Presidents Council approved a proposal to revise the Student Employment policy. 

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Proposal to Revise Alcohol Policy Approved

At its meeting held on January 16, 2018, Vice-Presidents Council approved a proposal to revise the Alcohol policy. 

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Addressing Cannabis Legislation

To incorporate the pending cannabis legislation, Vice-Presidents Council approved a proposal to revise the Smoking policy at its meeting held on December 19, 2017. 

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Board of Regents Approves Revised Policy

At its meeting on December 7, 2017, the Board of Regents approved a revised Accessibility for Students with Disabilities (formerly Accommodations for Student with Disabilities) policy. 

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Proposal to Revise Institutional Animal Care Policy Approved

At its meeting held on November 21, 2017, Vice-Presidents Council approved a proposal to revise the Institutional Animal Care policy. 

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Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Policy Information Session at Marine Institute

The Sexual Harassment Office will be hosting an open information session at the Marine Institute campus, for anyone interested in learning more about the major revisions to the Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault(formerly Sexual Harassment) policy. 

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Revised Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault policy in effect

At its meeting on October 4, 2017, the Board of Regents approved the revised Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault (formerly Sexual Harassment) policy. This revised policy and its related procedures, viewable here: http://www.mun.ca/policy/site/policy.php?id=321 come into effect on November 1, 2017.

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Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Policy Information Sessions

Memorial’s new Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault policy and procedures come into effect Nov. 1.

 

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Vice-Presidents Council Approves Proposals for Policy Revisions

At its meeting held on October 11, 2017, Vice-Presidents Council approved proposals to revise the policies regarding Harlow Campus Funding and the Establishment of University Institutes and Centres

 

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Animals on Campus and Accommodations for Students with Disabilities policy consultation

Memorial University is currently seeking feedback on a new University-wide Animals on Campus policy and a revised Accommodations for Students with Disabilities policy. 

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Proposal for new Art Collection policy approved, enters development phase

Vice-Presidents Council approves proposal for a new Art Collection policy

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New Information Management Policy

At its meeting held on July 7, 2016, the Board of Regents approved the adoption of a newInformation Management policy.

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Sexual Harassment Policy Consultation

Memorial University is currently revising its university-wide policy regarding Sexual Harassment.

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New version of the University's policy database now live!

The policy office is pleased to announce that version 3 of the University’s policy database is live, effective March 22, 2016.  

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Board of Regents approves Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Employment policy

At a meeting held on February 4, 2016, the Board of Regents approved the adoption of a revised Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Employment (formerly Employment Equity) policy.

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Diversity and inclusion dialogue series

Dr. Ailsa Craig will lead a discussion on Feb. 5, from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Junior Common Room, R. Gushue Hall, on how to create more welcoming and accessible environments for queer and transgendered populations. 

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Enterprise Risk Management policy consultation reminder

A new university-wide policy is being developed as a required component of the Enterprise Risk Management program. 

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Change to the Travel - General policy regarding air travel

Vice-Presidents Council has approved an incidental amendment to the Travel – General policy in the requirement of boarding passes as the sole document to support proof that travel by air occurred. 

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Capital Projects (formerly Capital Projects - Major) policy

At a meeting held on December 3, 2015, the Board of Regents approved the adoption of a revised Capital Projects (formerly Capital Projects – Major) policy which came into effect immediately. 

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Enterprise Risk Management Policy Consultation

A new University-wide policy is being developed as a required component of the Enterprise Risk Management program. 

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Employment Equity Policy Consultation

Members of the university community are invited to review documents found within the Policy Status section above and forward comments to the Policy Office at policyoffice@mun.ca by December 14, 2015.

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Determination of Employee or Independent Contractor Status policy approved

The Board of Regents approved the adoption of a new policy for Determination of Employee or Independent Contractor Status

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Leave Management Policy Concept Approved

Vice-President's Council approves the Proposal for a new Leave Management policy

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Gift Acceptance Policy Comes into Effect

Board of Regents approved the adoption of a new policy for Gift Acceptance policy.

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Board of Regents Approves New Policy and Deletion of Another Policy

The Board of Regents approved the adoption of a new Weapons policy. At that same meeting, it also approved the deletion of the Memorial University Pension Plan Participation by Contractual Employees policy.

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Records Management and Wireless Networking Policies Revoked

The Board of Regents approved the deletion of the outdated Records Management Policy as well as the Wireless Networking Policy.

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Two policies revised

Revisions to Indirect Costs of Externally Funded Research (formerly Indirect Costs of Contract Research) and Research Contracts and Agreements (formerly Contract Research) approved

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Board of Regents deletes policies

The Board  of Regents recently approved the deletion of the Employee Assistance Program and Staff Reallocation policies and their related procedures effective immediately. 

Respectful Workplace policy revisions enter consultation.

 

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The Policy Office welcomes a new member

The Office of the Board of Regents is pleased to welcome Timothy Harlick to the Policy Office as an Administrative Coordinator. Timothy can be reached by telephone at 709-864-3289 or by e-mail at tim.harlick@mun.ca.

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Travel Outside of Canada Approved; Policy on Policies Revised

the Board of Regents approved a new, non-academic, university-wide Travel Outside of Canada policy and revisions to the Development, Approval and Administration of University Policies policy

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