SAMs in Component Executive Review for the 1st Quarter, Fiscal Year 2018

The following SAMs have been recommended by University of Houston System subject matter experts for Executive Review.  To review the proposed changes, please select each policy name to view the linked document and send comments/suggestions, if any, to
uhpolicies@uh.edu by November 17, 2017 (Friday).

To review the proposed changes, please select each policy name to view the linked document. The column titled "Proposed Changes" briefly explains the updates that have been submitted. The column titled "Review Comments" indicates the comments/suggestions received during the Component Draft Review, Campus Review, and the System Executive Review of the policies listed below.
SAM Number and Name Proposed Changes Review Comments
SAM 01.B.07 - Facilities Acquisition, Construction,
or Renovation
Updated Plant Operations to Facility Management organizations throughout text. Corrected Project Delivery Processes web site in Section 2.2 and 2.10. Added Section 2.7 in recording and tracking capital and renovation projects. Added Section 2.8 on funding of construction and renovation projects. Changed responsible party to Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities and Construction Management.

SAM 01.D.07 - Anti-Discrimination Policy Changed the title from "Discrimination and Harassment Policy" to "Anti-Discrimination Policy." Reworked content and wording to reflect guidelines in SAM 01.D.08, Sexual Misconduct Policy.
SAM 01.D.07 was originally in the
Quarter 3, FY 2017 review cycle. Additional changes were made to this document after the review cycle was completed.

Campus/Executive Review Comment:
Response:
SAM 01.D.08 - Sexual Misconduct Policy Revised and rearranged entire document for easier readability and updated standards to reflect current operating requirement.
SAM 01.D.08 was originally in the
Quarter 3, FY 2017 review cycle. Additional changes were made to this document after the review cycle was completed.

Campus/Executive Review Comment:
SAM 03.A.30 - Establishment of Bank Accounts
(New SAM)

This policy describes the authority and process for establishing a System bank account.

Campus/Executive Review Comment:
Response:

SAM 07.A.04 - Digital Millennium Copyright Act Replaced submitting paper designation with submitting designation online in Section 4.1. Changed "CIO or component university designate" to "component university designated agent" throughout policy. Added requirement to Section 4.5 regarding reporting use of university networks for copyright infringement activities to affected user.

Campus/Executive Review Comment:
SAM 07.A.08 - Data Classification and Protection Added research data in the definition of mission-critical information in Section 4.3. Included encryption of data at rest when technically and feasibly possible to Data Protection Requirements (Level 1) in Section 6.1.E.

Campus/Executive Review Comment:
SAM 07.A.09 - Electronic and Information Resources Accessibility Policy This document is in a full review cycle due to Interim designation.
Per SAM 01.A.01, Section 7.8, this document is in a complete review cycle to remove "Interim" designation.

Campus/Executive Review Comment:
Response:

SAM 08.A.04 - Naming Opportunities Exchanged the word "Scholarship" with "Landscaping" throughout text. Updated links throughout text. Revised Section 2.4 with information regarding extensive renovation, location, or change of facility require notification to the donors, and updating office to the System Office of Gift Compliance. Removed Section 2.6.d through Section 2.6.r, since information is duplicated in SAM 03.F.02. Added Sections 2.11 and 2.12. Extensively revised Section 3 to reflect current operating requirements regarding naming opportunity procedures. Updated the responsible party to the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement.

Campus/Executive Review Comment:
Response:


*Please note that the policies contained in this section are not official.  The changes have been submitted to University Policies and Procedures and are currently under review.  To view official System Administrative Memoranda, go to
http://www.uh.edu/af/universityservices/policies/sam/index.htm.





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