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Operating Policies & Procedures Posted During the Preceding 12 Months

Date OP Number and Title Extent and/or Type of Change
11/25/19 34.28 International Agreements for Students, Faculty, and Researchers Date changed
11/12/19 61.14 Electronic or Keyless Locking Systems Minor
11/12/19 72.20 Professional Services Moderate
11/11/19 72.10 Payments for Employee Moving Expenses Major
11/11/19 61.10 Space Allocation Committee Updated Attachment G; no additional change to OP
10/31/19 61.44 Freedom of Expression NEW
10/22/19 10.13 Strategic Planning and Assessment Reporting for Texas Tech University, Including All Academic Programs and Support Operations Major
10/17/19 40.03 Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Misconduct, and Title IX Policy and Complaint Procedure Minor; Updated definitions of employee and university community
to be consistent with OP 40.02
10/17/19 40.02 Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and Complaint Procedure for Violations of Employment and Other Laws Major
10/16/19 72.05 Expenditures for Official Functions, Business Meetings, and Entertainment Major
10/14/19 68.01 Communications and News Media Policy and Procedures Date changed
10/14/19 68.03 Visual Identity Guidelines Minor; updated reviewer title only
10/11/19 32.24 Attachment C Updated attachment; no additional change to OP
10/8/19 62.06 Payment Card Processing by University Departments Minor
10/8/19 74.18 Institutional Laboratory Safety Committee Moderate
10/3/19 61.21 Room Numbering Standards Date changed; updated attachment
9/30/19 34.11 Combined Undergraduate/Graduate Courses Moderate
9/24/19 10.03 Suspending Classes and Closing Offices in Severe Weather or Energy Curtailment Emergency Situations Date changed
9/24/19 76.04 Flying Flags Date changed
9/20/19 60.28 Food Handling Program Minor
9/20/19 60.27 Scissor Lift Work Platform Program Date changed
9/20/19 60.25 Procurement of Interlocks and Other Safety-related Requirements for the Use of Lasers and/or X-ray Producing Devices Minor
9/20/19 74.05 Institutional Biosafety Committee Date changed
9/19/19 64.08 Fellowships and Traineeships Date changed
9/17/19 60.20 Handling and Storing Explosives Minor
9/17/19 60.18 Temporary Food Service Permit System Minor; updated link only
9/16/19 60.04 Use of Laboratory Hoods, Biological Safety Cabinets, and Special Local Exhaust Ventilation Date changed
9/16/19 60.03 Hazardous Material Spills Date changed
9/16/19 61.42 TTU Standard Benches NEW
9/12/19 70.40 Information Privacy and Confidentiality Statements Moderate 
9/12/19 70.32 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Parental Leave Date changed
9/5/19 60.13 Hazardous Materials Shipping Minor
9/5/19 30.14 Playing Electronic Music from University Bell Towers Date changed
9/5/19 30.07 KTTZ - FM Date changed
9/5/19 30.06 KTTZ - Television Date changed
9/3/19 32.36 Certification of Faculty Qualifications Updated attachment only; not additional change to OP
8/29/19 61.14 Electronic or Keyless Locking Systems Minor
8/22/19 80.09 Escalation Procedure for Noncompliance with Monthly Vehicle-Use Reporting Date changed
8/22/19 78.07 Tower Icing Moderate
8/19/19 36.04 New and Changes to Existing Academic Courses, Programs, and Units Date changed
8/19/19 76.09 Abandoned Personal Property Minor
8/19/19 76.06 Bomb Threat Procedures Date changed
8/15/19 61.43 Two-Way Radio Program NEW
8/15/19 32.24 Faculty Awards Date changed; deleted existing Attachment C, updated dates in new Attachment C
8/12/19 62.31 Debt Collection Minor
8/2/19 72.01 Equipment Purchases Requiring Building and/or Building System Modification Minor
6/26/19 01.08 Organization of Texas Tech University Moderate
6/13/19 72.19 Malfunction of Concession Machines Minor
6/12/19 72.14 Geophysical Surveys Minor
6/7/19 80.08 Collisions Involving University Vehicles Date changed
6/4/19 32.21 The Chancellor's Council Distinguished Research Award Date changed; added attachment
6/4/19 01.04 Custodian of Public Records Major
6/3/19 61.24 Facilities Allocation Council Minor
5/31/19 74.04 Intellectual Property Rights Major
5/29/19 78.01 Traffic and Parking Rules and Regulations Date changed
5/29/19 76.05 Hunting on Texas Tech Property Date changed
5/29/19 10.17 International Affairs Council Minor; updated pronouns only
5/28/19 10.10 Records Retention Minor; clarification only
5/21/19 70.06 Employee Working Hours Minor
5/20/19 61.39 Use of the International Cultural Center Minor; word clarifications only
5/20/19 70.33 Employee Assistance Program Moderate
5/20/19 70.22 Employee Deaths Minor
5/20/19 70.14 Compensation Policy Major
5/20/19 10.11 Ethics Policy Major
5/6/19 74.03 Collecting Objects on State or Federal Land Minor 
5/6/19 80.03 Out-of-Country Use of University Vehicles Date changed
4/8/19 76.08 Employee Training and Procedures for Handling Armed Robbery Incidents Date changed
4/8/19 70.19 Employee Exit Procedures Date changed
4/5/19 70.44 Sick Leave and Sick Leave Pool Major
4/5/19 70.16 Compensation in Excess of Base Salary Major
4/4/19 70.05 Eligibility for Insurance and Other Benefits Major
4/4/19 32.03 Academic Deans, Associate or Assistant Deans, and Department Chairpersons Major
4/2/19 70.39 Early Return-to-Work, Alternate, and Light Duty Assignments Minor; title and pronoun changes only
4/2/19 78.05 Parking for Departments Housed at Off-campus and Remote Campus Sites Moderate
4/1/19 72.10 Payments for Employee Moving Expenses Minor
3/28/19 10.01 Operating Policy and Procedure Manual for Texas Tech University Date changed
3/28/19 30.01 KTXT-FM Radio Date changed
3/5/19 70.30 Distinguished Staff Awards for Non-faculty Employees Moderate
2/26/19 79.14 Aircraft Piloted by Texas Tech University Personnel on Official Business Date changed
2/26/19 10.20 Conflict of Interest and Commitment Policy Date changed
2/21/19 61.05 Replacement of Moveable Furniture Major
2/19/19 61.25 Financial Administration of Construction Projects Minor
2/15/19 70.12 Performance Management Minor
2/15/19 70.42 Holidays Minor
2/15/19 74.17 Disclosure of Significant Business or Financial Interests that may Represent
Conflicts of Interest
Moderate
2/15/19 32.37 Fifth-Year Review of Deans Moderate
2/15/19 30.15 Academic Administrator Evaluation Minor
1/30/19 10.16 President's Excellence in Academic Advising Awards Major
1/28/19 70.13A Updated attachment only; no additional change to OP
1/23/19 70.46 Break Time for Nursing Mothers Minor
1/23/19 70.43 Leave Without Pay Minor
1/23/19 70.41 Employee Training and Development Minor
1/23/19 70.34 Service Excellence Leave Award Minor
1/23/19 70.30 Distinguished Staff Awards for Non-faculty Employees Minor
1/23/19 70.26 Length of Service Awards Minor
1/23/19 70.24 Communicable and Transmittable Disease Control in the Employee Workforce Minor
1/23/19 70.23 Reduction in Force Policy Moderate
1/23/19 70.10 Non-faculty Employee Complaint Procedures Minor
1/10/19 64.01 Admission to the Graduate School Moderate
1/7/19 72.02 Contracting Procedures Minor
1/7/19 10.06 Projectiles in Athletic Facilities Minor
1/3/19 77.01 Diploma Reorder Major
1/3/19 61.11 Underground Trenching of Utilities Date changed
12/19/18 64.02 Graduate Enrollment Policy Minor
12/19/18 64.07 Graduate Student Appeals Date changed
12/19/18 64.04 Academic Probation and Suspension of Graduate Students Minor
12/12/18 70.29 Employee Tuition Assistance Program Moderate
12/11/18 72.17 Procurement of Independent Contractors Minor
12/11/18 72.16 Memberships Minor
12/4/18 10.02  Delegation of Authority by the President Major
11/16/18 32.28 Faculty Applicants Not Holding Doctoral Degrees in Departments/Areas Requiring the Doctorate Minor
11/16/18 32.23 Concurrent Teaching Employment Minor
11/16/18 32.06 Faculty Responsibility Minor
11/5/18 76.07 Purchasing Approval and Flying of Unmanned Aircraft Systems on Texas Tech Property Moderate
10/23/18 60.14 Wind Turbine Safety Date changed
10/23/18 60.05 Respiratory Protection Program Date changed
10/22/18 10.20 Conflict of Interest and Commitment Policy Updated reference of OP 70.37 to 74.17; no additional change to OP
10/22/18 36.01 Adding, Changing, and Deleting Courses and Changing Method of Delivery Major
10/18/18 61.41 Use of University Classrooms and Facilities for Events NEW
10/18/18 61.02 Use of University Grounds, Facilities, and Amplification Equipment Moderate
10/16/18 70.08 Nepotism Date changed
10/15/18 32.36 Certification of Faculty Qualifications Minor
10/15/18 32.19 Non-native English Speaking Faculty and Teaching Assistants Minor
10/15/18 70.15 Multiple and Other Employment Minor
10/15/18 32.08 Faculty Salary Increases Minor
10/15/18 32.01 Promotion and Tenure Standards and Procedures Minor
10/12/18 61.40 Advertising Methods for Construction Services Contracts Minor
10/4/18 60.10 Use and Disposal of Sharp Objects Minor
10/2/18 01.02 Land Development Date changed
10/1/18 76.03 Texas Tech Police Date changed
10/1/18 61.38 Animals in Texas Tech Buildings Date changed
10/1/18 10.03  Suspending Classes and Closing Offices in Severe Weather or Energy Curtailment Emergency Situations Date changed
9/26/18 74.15 TTU Policy on Prostitution and Sex Trafficking Minor
9/26/18 04.01 Operation of the Office of Audit Services Date changed
9/26/18 04.02 Audits and Reviews by External Auditors Date changed
9/18/18 32.33 Faculty, Staff, and Student Conflict of Interest Date changed
9/17/18 30.05 Office of the Provost Non-credit Activities Moderate
9/14/18 32.24 Attachment D Updated link to attachment D; no additional change to OP
9/14/18 32.13 The Chancellor's Council Distinguished Teaching Award Date changed
9/14/18 32.07 Other Employment, Faculty Consulting, and Public Offices Date changed
9/14/18 34.17 Unscheduled Class Activity Minor; reviewer title changes only
9/13/18 34.16 Visitors in Regularly Scheduled Classes Minor; reviewer title changes only
9/13/18 34.08 Undergraduate Credit by Examination Minor
9/13/18 34.27 TTU International Centers Updated link to attachment; no additional change to OP
9/13/18 34.01 Undergraduate Admissions Major
9/12/18 30.04 Texas Tech University Councils Major
9/12/18 30.15 Academic Administrator Evaluation Minor
9/11/18 30.12 Publication and Online Posting of Official Publications and Academic Calendar Minor
9/11/18 30.11 The Texas Tech University Center at Junction Minor
9/11/18 30.09 Academic Freedom and Artistic Expression Date changed
9/11/18 30.03 Museum of Texas Tech University Minor
9/7/18 34.07 Undergraduate Academic Status Major
9/7/18 34.05 Student Withdrawal from Classes Major
8/17/18 32.38 Third-Year Review of Tenure-Track Faculty NEW
8/16/18 70.38 Employment-based Permanent Residency Petitions Major
8/15/18 70.36 Employment of Persons in Temporary Worker (H-1B) Immigration Status Date changed
8/3/18 64.08 Fellowships and Traineeships Date changed
8/1/18 72.12 Historically Underutilized Businesses Moderate

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