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University policy regarding records retention

(A)       The board of trustees hereby authorizes the development of a program for the administering of the records of Kent state university pursuant to Ohio Revised Code sections 149.33, 149.35, 149.43, and 149.351. The program created hereunder shall apply efficient and economical management methods to the creation, utilization, maintenance, retention, preservation, responses to public records requests, and disposition of the records of the university.


(B)       The board hereby delegates the authority and responsibility for establishing the program and approving retention periods for records to the office of university counsel. The program established shall be consistent with the records retention for public colleges and universities in the Ohio manual developed by the inter-university council of Ohio, and the model public records policy created by the attorney general of the state of Ohio, as they may be amended, or superseded by law.


(C)       Responsibility for adhering to the policies and procedures regarding records shall reside with the head of the respective unit where the records are maintained.


Effective: March 1, 2015  

Prior Effective Dates: 1/11/1993, 6/1/2007, 3/5/2008  

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