As part of the UA System's continuing effort to update Board and System policy to align with current policy and practice, the following Board Policy revisions are proposed for consideration at the November 19-20 Board of Trustees meeting. These proposed policy changes were drafted by the General Counsel’s Office and have been vetted with the facilities officials across the system. The updated policies (click for redlined PDFs) include: Revised Board Policy 730.1 Procedure for Capital … [Read more...] about Drafts of Proposed Construction Policy Changes Released
LITTLE ROCK (May 6, 2020) – The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas will hold a brief special board meeting via videoconference at 2 p.m. today originating at the UA System – Cammack Campus in Little Rock. The Board is quickly reconvening today to re-vote on an agenda item that previously passed unanimously at a special meeting held May 4 to clarify the wording of its resolution. The updated resolution does not change the meaning or intent of the restructuring plan and … [Read more...] about UA Board to Meet Briefly Today at 2 p.m.
In a continuation of an effort by UA System Administration to update Board of Trustees Policies to reflect current law and practice, below are new draft Board Policies that reflect updates to current Board Policy 420.1 Annual Leave for Academic and Other Non-classified Personnel and 420.2 Annual Leave for Classified Employees. The new proposed policies split leave areas into separate policies for better application and ease of understanding. These ares include military leave (420.4), court … [Read more...] about Proposed Revisions to Board Policies 420.1 and 420.2; Creation of New Board Policies
Revisions to Board Policy 425.5 University of Arkansas Retirement Program will be considered at the next Board of Trustees meeting on January 29-30. Below is a summary describing the proposed changes to the policy and the reasons behind them. Click here for a red-lined version of the policy draft. We plan to present this to the Board at the January 29-30 regular board meeting. Members of the University of Arkansas System community may submit feedback on the proposed changes to to … [Read more...] about Proposed Policy Revisions for January 2020 Board Meeting
The Board of Trustees will consider three policy changes at the November 21-22 Board meeting at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Linked below are drafts of two new Board Policies pertaining to early retirement agreements: Board Policy 425.6 Voluntary Retirement Incentives for Tenured Faculty and Board Policy 425.7 Voluntary Retirement Incentives for Non-tenured Faculty and Staff. The procedures for early retirement agreements have previously been documented in Administrative … [Read more...] about Draft Policy Updates for November Board Meeting