"Open Access to Scholarly Articles" Policy Development Timeline

Spring 2010
Senate Library Committee (SLC) sends recommendation to Faculty Consultative Committee (FCC) that a committee be established with the charge of considering establishment of a policy

Spring 2011
FCC establishes subcommittee to develop policy language. Subcommittee members were:

Fall 2011
Subcommittee chair leaves U; group reestablished as subcommittee of SLC with the following members:

Summer & Fall 2012
Subcommittee sends policy to SLC, which endorses policy and sends it to FCC.

Dec 2012
FCC reviews and offers comments.

Spring 2013
Additional documentation developed based on FCC comments.

June 2013
FCC endorses revised policy.

Fall 2013
SLC endorses revised policy and sends it to the full Faculty Senate.

March 4, 2014
Faculty Senate discusses policy.

May 1, 2014
Faculty Senate endorses policy.

July 23, 2014
Policy Advisory Committee approves policy.

September 5, 2014
President's Policy Council (PPC) approves policy.

September 19-October 19, 2014
30-day review period.

January 1, 2015
Policy takes effect.

Last Updated December 18, 2014