View Bill 16-17-23

Senate Bill 16-17-23

Bill ID: 16-17-23
Name: Review of the Interim University of Maryland Policy on Student Social Media Privacy
Proposed: 01/13/2017
Sponsor: Provost's Office
Proposal: At the November 15, 2016 SEC Meeting, Betsy Beise noted that the University System of Maryland (USM) had asked all of its institutions to develop a student social media privacy policy that aligns with its Policy on Student Social Media Privacy (V-1.20). The University of Maryland developed an interim University of Maryland Policy on Student Social Media Privacy (V-1.20[A]). This interim policy will be reviewed by the Senate prior to final approval by the President.
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Policy: http://www.president.umd.edu/administration/policies/section-v-student-affairs/v-120a

Status

Status: Complete
Approval(s):
Presidential Approval: 09/08/2017
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History

Reviewed By: Senate
Received: 08/30/2017
Decision Date: 09/06/2017
Decision: The Senate voted to approve the proposal.
Actions: The Senate reviewed the proposal at its September 6, 2017, meeting and voted to approve the committee's recommendations.
Next Step: Presidential Approval
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Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 08/22/2017
Decision Date: 08/29/2017
Decision: The SEC voted to place the proposal on the agenda of the September 6, 2017 Senate meeting for consideration.
Actions: The SEC reviewed the proposal at its meeting on August 29, 2017. After discussion, the SEC voted unanimously to place the proposal on the Senate agenda for consideration.
Next Step: Senate Review
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Reviewed By: Educational Affairs Committee
Received: 02/02/2017
Decision Due By: 05/05/2017
Actions: The Educational Affairs Committee reviewed the interim policy at its meeting on February 20. It submitted questions to the Student Affairs Committee that same day. At its March 10 meeting, the committee considered feedback from the Student Affairs Committee, and drafted questions for the Office of General Counsel (OGC). Feedback from the OGC was reviewed on March 31, when the committee tentatively decided to recommend several revisions to the policy.

The draft revisions were shared with faculty members from several Colleges who use social media in their classrooms, as well as with the Career Center and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The committee discussed the revisions and recommendations at its final meeting of the year, and voted to approve them by an email vote concluding May 15, 2017.
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Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 01/23/2017
Decision Date: 01/30/2017
Decision: The SEC voted to charge the Educational Affairs Committee with review of the proposal.
Actions: The SEC reviewed the interim policy at its meeting on January 30, 2017 and voted to charge the Educational Affairs Committee with its review.
Next Step: Educational Affairs Committee Review