MAPPs Approved In Quarter 4, Fiscal Year 2012

The following Manuals of Administrative Policies and Procedures were approved by the President as official university policy for Quarter 4, Fiscal Year 2012 (June, July and August 2012):
MAPP Number and Name
Date Approved
Summary of Changes
MAPP 02.04.07 - Ethical Conduct of University Employees 06/20/2012 This revision removes the "Interim" designation from the Texas Workforce Commission audit in May, 2011. Hyperlinks were corrected throughout the procedure due to BOR relocation of policies. Changed "insure" to "ensure" in Section VI.E and VI.I. Removed Section XI, Indexing Terms. Removed #12 from Addendum A, which is not a part of BOR Policy 57.08 and Texas Government Code Section 572.051. Added SAM 01.G.01 to Section XI, References.
MAPP 02.04.07 was reviewed in Quarter 2, FY 2012.
MAPP 02.05.02 - Time and Effort Reporting (Interim) 08/24/2012 MAPP 02.05.02 is an Interim release that will go through the full review process at a later time period.
Applied revised MAPP template and added new Revision Log. Interim release based on SAO Audit related to the National Research University Fund. Added links to documentation throughout the procedure. Changed the Office of Research Financial Services to Research Financial Services. Removed most of the contents from Section VII, replacing it with a requirement for employees performing sponsored project work to follow procedures posted on the Office Contracts and Grants web site. Fixed titles for Responsible Parties and Approval sections. Removed Index Terms.
MAPP 02.05.02 was signed in Quarter 4, FY 2012.
MAPP 07.02.02 - Tobacco-Free Campus Policy (Interim) 08/01/2012 MAPP 07.02.02 is an Interim release that will go through the full review process at a later time period.
Applied revised MAPP template and added new Revision Log. MAPP was retitled from "Smoke Free Environment" to current title. Rewrote the policy to emphasize activities for creating a tobacco-free campus, including information on tobacco use areas, the Tobacco Task Force, and Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Changed the responsible party from the Assistant Vice President for Public Safety and Security to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Office of Health and Wellness. Included applicable reference documents in Section VIII.
MAPP 07.02.02 was signed in Quarter 4, FY 2012.
MAPP 08.01.01 - Sponsored Research Activities (Interim) 06/05/2012 (Initial);
08/24/2012 (Interim)
Revision Dated 06/05/2012: Applied revised MAPP template and added new Revision Log. Added information to Section II.A on complying with all regulations from state and federal funding agencies. Added hyperlinks where appropriate. Changed the title for the VC from Research and Intellectual Property Management to Research and Technology Transfer.
MAPP 08.01.01 is an Interim release that will go through the full review process at a later time period.
Revision Dated 08/24/2012: Interim release based on SAO Audit related to the National Research University Fund. Added Section II.D on reallocation of expenses and responsibilities based on non-collection of funds. Added Section II.E on time and effort reporting compliance and monitoring; noncompliance may result in repayment of funds and the inability to receive funding for future sponsored projects.
Both versions of MAPP 08.01.01 were signed in Quarter 4, FY 2012.
MAPP 12.02.01 - Data Coordination, Verification and Submission to the Office of Institutional Research (IR) 06/05/2012 Applied revised MAPP template and added new Revision Log. Added hyperlinks to Section I. Added a paragraph to Section I addressing IR's use of data for various goals, and importance of the data's accuracy. Section II was revised to address IR's responsibilities and removing the enrollment period requirements, and removing the training provided by the Office of Academic and Institutional Information.
MAPP 12.02.01 was reviewed in Quarter 2, FY 2012.



The updated documents are available at the Official Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures web site at
http://www.uh.edu/policyservices/mapp.

 

 





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