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Record of Changes
September 2013 - Present


For changes made previously, please consult the record of previous changes.

Date Change Made Date Change Authorized Authorized By Document Changed Description of Change
9/20/2013 9/20/2013 President Organizational charts Organizational charts were updated
10/14/2013 10/13/2013 President (via T. Buttafarro) Harassment (CODAH) A new version of the document was uploaded.
2/19/2014 12/17/2013 President Background Check Process New policy added
2/19/2014 11/21/2013 President Cash Control Policy New policy added
2/19/2014 1/23/2014 President Position Classification & Promotion Policy New policy added
2/19/2014 1/13/2014 President Recruitment Policy & Procedures New policy added
6/2014 5/8/2014 Faculty Senate, President Syllabus Policy A revision was posted
6/2014 6/6/2014 Faculty Senate, President Credit Hour Definition A revision was posted to add the definition of a studio course
6/2014 6/6/2014 Faculty Senate, President Academic Evaluation Guidelines The Summative and Formative Uses of Student Ratings document contains the official evaluation guidelines
6/2014 6/6/2014 Faculty Senate, President Academic Course Evaluations New language was added regarding distribution of course evaluation results
8/2014 8/2014 President Petty Cash Policy New policy added
9/2014 9/2014 President Organizational charts Organizational charts were updated
10/2014 10/2014 VP Student Life (R. Trietley) Title IX Student Life Division Flowchart & Timeline Updated document posted
10/2014 10/2014 VP Student Life (R. Trietley) Code of Conduct Updated link to current code posted
10/2014 10/2014 SGA (A. Noguerola, pres) SGA Constitution Updated link to current constitution posted
10/2014 10/2014 Cabinet/President Employee Lodging Policy & Procedure New policy added
5/2014 10/2014 Faculty referendum/Bd Faculty Status & Welfare Handbook A new version of the Handbook was uploaded, after proofreading
9/2014 10/2014 Faculty Senate/President Transfer of Credit from Proprietary Schools Policy Policy was deleted because it was obsolete
9/2014 10/2014 Faculty Senate/President Transfer, Students, Community College Policy Policy was deleted because it was obsolete
9/2014 10/2014 Faculty Senate/President Clare Course Substitution Policy Policy was deleted because it was obsolete
9/2014 10/2014 Faculty Senate/President Transfer Students and Transfer Credits Policy Policy was updated to reflect current practice
12/2014 9/2014 Board of Trustees University Advancement: Gift Acceptance Policy Policy was updated
12/6/2013 3/2014 Faculty Senate/President Suspension, Discontinuance, or Consolidation of an Undergraduate Academic Program at SBU Policy was updated
4/10/2015 4/2015 Faculty Senate/President Syllabi policy Policy was updated
11/7/2014   Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Bylaws Student Life committee name changed to Student Affairs
9162-15 0162015 President Gender-Based & Sexual Misconduct Policy New policy was added
11/2015 10/2015 President/Cabinet Financial Aid Policies
--International Students--Academic Scholarships
--Merit Scholarships-Semester Limit
--ROTC Room & Board Benefits
New policies
11/2015 11/2015 President/Cabinet CODAH/Discrimination & Harassment Policy was updated to reflect changes in law
11/2015 9/2015 Board Board of Trustees Bylaws Bylaws were updated
11/2015 10/2015 Faculty Senate/President Grade Change Policy Deleted mention of "IP" grade option since IP grades are no longer used.
11/2015 10/2015 Faculty Senate/President Student Grade Appeals Policy Deleted mentio of "WF" and "WP" grade options since these grades are no longer used.
11/2015 11/2015 Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Bylaws Bylaws were updated according to changes passed at the 11/13/2015 Senate meeting.
2/2016 2/2016 Director of Operations Purchasing Card Policy Updated document from 2005 version to 2016 version since changes were made.
2/2016 2/2016 Director of Operations Student Complaint Procedures and Policy New policy created for new Student Complaint Form system as well as new information.
3/2016 3/2016 Cabinet Graduate Waivers-Ineligibility for Part-Time Employees Policy New policy created for Grauate Ineligibility for Part-Time Employment Waiver
5/2016 5/2016 CODAH, Cabinet Nepotism Policy A revised Nepotism Policy was posted
5/2016 5/2016  CODAH, Cabinet Consensual Relations Policy A revised Consensual Relations Policy was posted
6/2016 6/2016 President Travel Policy A new SBU Travel Policy was posted
6/2016 6/2016 President/Board Organizational charts Updated organizational charts were posted
8/2016 6/2016 Board of Trustees Board of Trustees Bylaws A revised set of bylaws was posted
8/2016 7/2016 President/Cabinet Withdrawal Refund Policy A new policy was added
8/2016 7/2016 President/Cabinet Tuition Remission Policy and Guidelines (including online graduate programs) Updated policy and guidelines were posted
8/2016 7/2016 President/Cabinet Military Aligned Student Assistance Grant New Policy added
8/2016 5/2016 President/Cabinet Information Security Policy & Procedures A new policy and several standards/procedures were added.
12/2016 12/2016 President/Cabinet Overtime pay policy A revised overtime pay policy was added; the existing Employee and Administrator's Handbooks need to be revised.
12/2016 12/2016 President/Cabinet Designated Holidays, Paid Time Off & Holiday Closure Policy A revised holiday, paid time off & holiday closure policy was added; the existing Holiday Policy was removed (outdated)
12/2016 12/2016 President/Cabinet Emergency Call-In Differential Policy A new policy was added
12/2016 12/2016 President/Cabinet Sick and Vacation Leave Programs: All Non-Faculty Employees Revised sick and vacation leave program policy was added; the existing Employee and Administrator's Handbooks need to be revised.
2/2017 2/2017 Provost/VPAA Administrator's Handbook--Administrative Appointments The Department Chair section was added to the Administrative Appointments page.
4/2017 4/2017 President/Cabinet Service & Emotional Support Animals Policy A new policy was added
4/2017 4/2017   Tuition Remission Policy Revisions were made to the existing policy.
4/27/17 5/2017 President/Cabinet Recruitment Policy & Procedures, Staff Revisions were made to the existing policy
5/3/17 5/2017 President/Cabinet Tuition Remission Policy Revisions were made to the existing policy
7/2017 2/2016 Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Bylaws Article IV, Section 5 was revised to call for referred motions to be brought back by the next Senate meeting
7/2017 5/2016 Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Bylaws Duties of the Constitution Committee were amended and the composition of the Enrollment & Marketing Committee were updated
7/2017 9/2016 Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Bylaws The agenda deadline was updated
7/2017 11/2016 Faculty Senate Academic Honesty Policy The Academic Honesty Policy was updated
7/2017 1/2017 Faculty Senate Academic Calendar Guidelines The guidelines were updated to reflect that Martin Luther King, Jr. Day would be a day off and that classes would start one week later. A statement was also added that the Senate will consult with the Grad Council on calendar issues that would affect them.
7/2017 4/2017 Faculty Senate Faculty Committee on Recommendations Bylaws Updates were made regarding when the first meeting would be convened, how the chair is chosen
7/2017 4/2017 Faculty Senate APEC representative elections A new policy regarding how APEC representatives are elected was added