SAMs Approved in Quarter 3, Fiscal Year 2010

The following System Administrative Memoranda were approved by the Chancellor as official system policy on May 27, 2010:
SAM Number and Name Summary of Changes
SAM 01.B.01 - Wastewater Capacity SAM 01.0B.01 was submitted for its scheduled review. The responsible party was updated. This change was proposed by the Office of Facilities and Physical Plant.
SAM 01.B.03 - Temporary Buildings Reference to the Board policy regarding permanent buildings was removed from SAM 01.B.03, as this policy relates specifically to temporary structures. Section 2.3 was also updated to correspond to the timing in Section 2.2. The responsible party was also updated. These changes were proposed by the the Office of Facilities and Physical Plant.
SAM 03.F.05 - Conveyance of Real Property Edits to SAM 03.F.05 include a provision allowing the sale of real property if it is consistent with the System's mission and business affairs. The procedures were also updated to allow direct negotiations between public agencies in Section 3.2. The System Office of Stewardship must also be notified if donated real property is sold within three years to facilitate IRS compliance. These changes were proposed by the Office of Finance.
SAM 06.A.02 - Communications with Coordinating Board SAM 06.A.02 was submitted for its scheduled review. The language was updated to be consistent with other SAMs, and the responsible party was updated. These changes were proposed by the Office of Academic Affairs.
SAM 08.A.04 - Naming Opportunities Board policy numbers referenced in SAM 08.A.04 were corrected and department names were updated. Recommended gift levels for common naming opportunities were adjusted in Section 2.6, and the procedures outlined in Section 3.0 were rewritten to assign primary responsibility for the origination of a naming request to the associated department development officer. The responsible party and approver were also updated. These changes were proposed by the Office of University Advancement.

The updated documents are available at the Official System Administrative Memoranda web site at http://www.uh.edu/policyservices/sam.

 

 

 







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