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Development & Maintenance

The Policy Development and Maintenance at Athabasca University Policy and the Procedure Development and Maintenance at Athabasca University Policy were approved by the Board of Governors on the recommendations of the General Faculties Council in June 2009, instituting a consistent and balanced approach for the development and review of university policies and procedures. This approach to policy development establishes:

  • A standard for policies and procedures through clear definitions of these terms;
  • Clearly delineated responsibilities for the development, maintenance, approval, implementation and review of policies and procedures;
  • Standardized policy and procedure formats;
  • A mandated review period for policies and procedures.

Developing new policies and procedures

New university policies and procedures may be developed as required in accordance with the Policy Development and Maintenance at Athabasca University Policy and the Procedure Development and Maintenance at Athabasca University Policy. The Policy Sponsors are responsible for the development of new policies within the scope of their authority or portfolios. Individuals or committees who are beginning to develop a new university policy should contact the FOIP/Policy Coordinator.

Updated December 02 2014 by Office of the University Secretariat

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