New year brings 13 systemwide policy changes

APS additions, revisions, rescission took effect Jan. 1
By Staff

The Office of Policy and Efficiency (OPE) has announced changes to 13 Administrative Policy Statements (one rescission, seven revisions and five new) from the Academic/Research and Human Resources areas.


  • 1.1023-Restricted, Proprietary and Classified Research


  • 2.1008-Procedures for the Establishment of Institutes (Formerly, Procedures for the Establishment of Centers, Institutes, Laboratories and Bureaus)
  • 3.1019-Degree Program Review (Formerly, Implementation of Regent Policy on Program Review)
  • 4.1026-Roles and Responsibilities of Department Chairs
  • 5.5013-Acting and Interim Appointments for University Staff Positions
  • 6.5022-Exemptions from the State Personnel System
  • 7.5023-Letters of Offer for University Staff
  • 8.5026-Alternate Work Arrangements for Classified Staff and University Staff


  • 9.1038-New Degree Program Approval
  • 10.1039-Degree Revocation
  • 11.1040-Gainful Employment Certificate Approval for Inclusion in the CCHE Higher Education Funding Formula
  • 12.1041-Approval of Academic Units
  • 13.5056-University Staff Recruitment

These changes were reviewed by the campus chancellors and approved by President Bruce Benson and are effective as of Jan. 1, 2018.

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Many of these changes are related to the formal review of the Regent Laws and Policies. For more information, go to