University Organization Structure
Vision, Values, Mission/Institutional Purpose
Academic Chair Appointment and Stipend Policy [Excluding Medicine]
Conflict of Interest in Sponsored Programs
Copyright Fair-Use Guide for Faculty
Drug-Free Campus Policy Statement
Information Technology Services Policies
Intellectual Property Policy
Misconduct in Scholarship and Research
Safety and Security on Campus
Smoking / Tobacco Use Policy
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The Vision, Mission, and Values of East Tennessee State University can be accessed at the following link:
04-03-89; 07-11; 03-24-2017 BOT
Refer to the ETSU Faculty Senate website
Calendar of Events01/09
Closed Captioning 11/14
Complaint Resolution Process 10/05;
Electronic Mail 8/10/04
Instructor Access 10/08
Intellectual Property Rights (Copyright)
ITS-Sponsored PCs 12/09
Personal Information Security Breach 08/10/10
Web Design & Publishing 11/11
Wireless Networking 11/16/06
ETSU data and data files in any media are to be considered and treated as sensitive data. Any ETSU-generated information; i.e., papers, letters, documents, maps, books, photographs, microfilms, electronic data processing files and output, films, sound recordings, or other material regardless of physical form or characteristics made or received in connection with the transaction of official ETSU business, is classified as ETSU data.
All employees have access to various types of ETSU data. These data are considered sensitive and in some cases confidential and are the property of ETSU. Data should not be released in any fashion without the consent of those authorized for its release. All data files for the University are protected by the Computer Crimes Act, Tennessee Code Annotated Sections 39-14-601 et seq., as well as the Copyright Act of 1976, 17 U.S.C. Sections 101 et seq., or any other law that may be applicable, and ETSU Financial Procedures Policy FP-12. In addition, employees with access to student record information should be aware this information is considered privileged and confidential. These records are protected under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 as well as Tennessee Code Annotated Section 10-7-301, 10-7-503 and 10-7-504 and ETSU Financial Procedures Policy FP-12 (Public Records-Inspecting and Copying).
Guidelines concerning dissemination of ETSU data have been included in the ETSU Faculty Handbook, Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual, and ETSU Student Worker Handbook.
Any questions concerning the release of data should be directed to Director of University Marketing and Communications or through appropriate channels to the Office of any Vice President.
Banner is the name of the administrative software that serves ETSU.
Information Technology Services, in conjunction with the Technology Access Fee Committee plans, constructs and maintains the multimedia classrooms at the main campus and also at the remote campuses. 07/19/10
Workshops and seminars are offered periodically and include a wide variety of computer-related topics. Faculty and staff are invited to participate in all workshops and seminars conducted by Academic Technology Support.
Consultation and technical and programming assistance through the Client Support Services staff are available to the faculty and staff. Services are provided subject to staff workload. Faculty developing research proposals are requested to consult with Information Systems in determining the scope and nature of their computer research needs. Analysts are available in the office of Information Technology Services who will provide consultation to the faculty in research design; assist in getting data into the computer; help faculty to utilize the available packaged programs; help develop computer-assisted instruction material for classroom use; and, in general, help the faculty in the field of research and the use of the computer.
Academic Technology Support (ATS) provides ETSU's faculty and academic staff with training, resources, and support needed to use technology in their teaching and research.
Refer to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. 05/04/84; 06/08/06
East Tennessee State University is committed to the safety and security of everyone on campus.The ETSU Safety website functions as a clearinghouse for safety related information and resources available to our campus community. This information is presented to the university community with the knowledge that individual awareness and adherence to university security policies and procedures is the best method to maintain a safe campus environment.
ETSU has initiated a number of services and programs designed to provide the university community with additional options for students, faculty and staff to stay safe while on campus. Also included on the website is information about ETSU’s emergency preparedness efforts. Emergencies can happen at any time, and how well ETSU responds is related to how well the campus community is prepared. Please visit the website and familiarize yourself with the campus’ emergency procedures to insure your readiness in the event of an emergency.
ETSU has been tobacco free since 2008. Visit the Tobacco Free website for more information.