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Process for Repealing Existing University Policy

  1. The person initiating the policy repeal secures a Policy Repeal Sponsor from the University’s senior leadership. The Policy Repeal Sponsor may delegate the remaining steps in this process to an appropriate administrator but is ultimately responsible for moving the policy proposed to be repealed through these procedures.
  2. The Policy Repeal Sponsor or designee identifies potential stakeholders. This may include a University department, unit, or organization that has a direct interest in the subject matter of the existing policy. It may also include larger groups such as the student body, the faculty, or the general public.
  3. The Policy Repeal Sponsor or designee consults with the Office of the General Counsel to ensure the proposed repeal comports with University and ABOR policies, state and federal laws, and other regulations. The Office of the General Counsel should be consulted throughout the policy repeal process.
  4. The Policy Repeal Sponsor or designee completes the University Policy Repeal Impact and Tracking Statement.
  5. The Policy Repeal Sponsor or designee submits the University Policy Repeal Impact and Tracking Statement and a copy of the existing policy to senior leadership for review and approval.
  6. The Policy Repeal Sponsor or designee notifies potential stakeholders and the University community by inviting comments via Lo Que Pasa, UAnnounce, the University Policies website, or other institutional communication channels to notify potential University and community stakeholders.  
  7. The Policy Repeal Sponsor or designee collects this feedback and discusses it with the Office of the General Counsel.
  8. The General Counsel presents the policy proposed to be repealed to the President for review and approval.
  9. If approved, the Office of the General Counsel informs the Policy Repeal Sponsor of the repeal and forwards the signed repeal and University Policy Repeal Impact and Tracking Statement to the University Policies Website Coordinator.
  10. Upon receipt of the signed repeal, the Policies Website Coordinator removes the policy from the University Policies Website. Notice of the repeal will be posted on the University Policies Website for 30 calendar days.
  11. The Policies Website Coordinator forwards the signed repeal and University Policy Repeal Impact and Tracking Statement to Human Resources to be maintained as a record of the policy repeal.
  12. The Policies Website Coordinator will add the repealed policy to the list of policies enacted, revised, non-substantively revised, renewed, or repealed in the last year.