campus in the eveningHere is a sampling of compliance issues.

General Compliance

Compliance Area Responsible Official Operational Department Additional Information
General Compliance Issues
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) President Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity ADA & Universal Design
http://www-dev.uvm.edu/~aaeo/pages.php?id=accommodation
Donor Gift Restrictions Vice President for Finance and University Treasurer Controllers Office Gifts Policy
http://www.uvm.edu/policies/advance/gifts.pdf
EEOC/ Affirmative Action President Director Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity EEOC/Affirmative Action Home Page
http://www.uvm.edu/~aaeo/
Environmental Health and Safety Vice President for University Relations and Administration Director Risk Management and Safety http://www.uvm.edu/safety/
Facilities/Construction: State and Local Regulations Vice President for Finance and Administration Capital Planning and Management http://www.uvm.edu/~cpm/
HIPAA (hybrid entity) Component HIPAA Privacy Officers Individual Covered Components HIPAA Information
http://www.uvm.edu/~complian/Privacy/?Page=HIPAA.html&SM=select_topics_submenu.html
Human Resources Vice President for Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Director Human Resources Employment Compliance Issues
https://www.uvm.edu/uvmweb/complian/compliance/compliance_matrices
Immigration Vice President for Enrollment Management Director International Education International Education Office
http://www.uvm.edu/~oies/?Page=services/services.html
Intellectual Property/Technology Transfer Vice President for Research Director Office of Technology Commercialization Office of Technology Commercialization
http://www.uvm.edu/uvminnovations/
NCAA/Athletics/Equity in Athletics President Director of Athletics Athletics Compliance Office
http://uvmathletics.com/sports/2010/6/27/GEN_0627100324.aspx?

Equity in Athletics
http://uvmathletics.com/sports/2010/11/6/GEN_1106105839.aspx
Public Safety Vice President for University Relations and Administration Chief of Police Police Services
http://www.uvm.edu/~police/
Records Retention Chief Privacy Officer Office of Chief Privacy Services Record Retention Presentation
https://www.uvm.edu/compliance/record_retention_presentation
Research Policy and Administration Vice President for Research Assoc Vice President Research Administration Research Compliance Issues
https://www.uvm.edu/uvmweb/complian/compliance/compliance_matrices
Sexual Harassment Senior Vice President and Provost Director Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity EEOC/Affirmative Action Home Page
http://www.uvm.edu/~aaeo/
Student Financial Aid Vice President for Enrollment Management Director Student Financial Services Student Financial Services
http://www.uvm.edu/~stdfinsv/
Student Records (FERPA) Senior Vice President and Provost Registrar FERPA Rights Policy
http://www.uvm.edu/policies/student/ferpa.pdf
Tax Related Vice President for Finance and University Treasurer Controllers Office Tax Information
http://www.uvm.edu/~cntrllrs/?Page=tax.html


 

Sponsored Program and Research Compliance

Specific  Compliance Issue Compliance Requirement/Statute Operational Contact Available Training/ UVM Resources University Policy
Select Sponsored Program and Research Compliance Issues
Human Subject Research Donna Silver Manual for Human
Subjects Research
Animal Care Ruth Blauwiekel Manual for Vertebrate
Animal Research
Controlled Substances Ruth Blauwiekel UVM Controlled Substances in Research Guide
Export Controls Victoria Jones Export Controls
Effort Reporting Michael Meunier Effort Management
and Reporting
Financial Mgmt of Sponsored Projects

Carol Zuiches

(Interim Associate Vice President for Research Administration)

Michael Meunier
Research Related Policies
Conflicts of Interest - Research Victoria Jones Financial Conflict of Interest in Sponsored Research
Scientific Misconduct NIH and NSF require institutions to adopt procedures that satisfy minimum standards.  NIH requires  annual  update.  Flowdown is required.

Carol Zuiches

(Interim Associate Vice President for Research Administration)

Misconduct in Research and Other Scholarly Activities
Technology Transfer Kerry Swift   Intellectual Property Policy

 

Environmental Health and Safety Compliance

Specific Compliance Issue Compliance Requirement/Statute Operational Contact Available Training/
UVM Resources/Information
University Policy
Select Environmental Health and Safety Compliance Issues
Laboratory Practices Francis Churchill
Chemical Facilitites Francis Churchill UVM's chemical inventory does not meet the quantity threshold that would require top screen status.  
Recombinant DNA -NIH Oversight Jeff LaBossiere  
Infectious Agents -NIH Oversight Jeff LaBossiere  
Select Agents - CDC Oversight Jeff LaBossiere    
Incident Management System Francis Churchill
Bloodborne Pathogens Jeff LaBossiere  
Transportation of Hazardous Materials or Infectious Substances Jeff LaBossiere  

 

Affirmative Action and Employment Compliance

Specific Compliance Issue Compliance Requirement/Statute Operational Contact Available Training/ UVM Resources/Information University Policy
Select Affirmative Action and Employment Compliance Issues
Accessibility ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990) [42 USC sec. 12101; 29 CFR sec. 1630]  
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972)
Affirmative Action [42 CFR sec. 483.75 (1989)
Jes Kraus
Alcohol and Other Drugs in the Workplace Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 [45 CFR (76 subpart f)]
Criminal Drug Offense Reporting [41 USCS § 701]
Drug Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 [Public Law 101-226]
Harold Pierce  
Commercial Drivers Testing Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991
Drug and Alcohol Testing 49 CFR Part 40
Mary Dewey
Compensation Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)- [29 usc sec. 201-219; 251-262] Minimum Wage and Overtime Greg Paradiso
Employment of Foreign Nationals Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 Part A
[8 USC 1324a]
(Visas and I-9s)
Immigration and Nationality Act (8 USC 1101 et seq.)
Kim Howard
Labor Practices - Unions Fair Labor Practices - Unionized Employees
SELRA State Employees Labor Relations Act
Vermont Labor Relations Board
Jes Kraus  
Leaves of Absence
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), [29 USC sec 2601],
  • VT Parental and Family Leave Act
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Act (USERRA)
Harold Pierce
Other
Nondiscrimination
Requirements
  • ADEA (Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967) [29 USC sec 621 et seq.]
  • The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 [29 USC sec. 793 et seq.]
  • The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 [29 USC sec. 793 et seq.]
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA)(42 USC 2000e(k))
  • Vermont Law Fair Employment Pratices
    21 V.S.A. 495-496
Jes Kraus
Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 20 U.S.C. 1681-1688 Nick Stanton

 

Privacy Topics

Specific Privacy Issue Compliance Requirement/Statute Operational Contact Available Training/ UVM Resources/Information University Policy
Select Privacy Issues
Student Records Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Interim Registrar
Protected Health Information HIPAA Component HIPAA Privacy Officers  
Data Breach Notification Vermont Act 162 Chief Privacy Officer  
Library Records USA PATRIOT Act, Public Law 107-56
Vermont Public Records Act (1 V.S.A. §317)
Dean of University Libraries  
Public Records Requests Vermont Public Records Act (1 V.S.A. §§315-320) General Counsel  
Records Retention Various Chief Privacy Officer
Red Flag Rules Federal Trade Commission Notice Associate Director of Student Financial Services.
  • See Program/Policy