Administrative Policy Review Guidelines

New Administrative Policy

  • Department/committee identifies the need for a policy (at this point a sponsor should be identified; usually the VP of the area)
  • Sponsor approves the need for the policy
  • Submit draft policy through the approved Administrative Policy Development and Approval Process:
    • Sponsor determines appropriate vetting;
    • New policy requires approval by the President’s Leadership Team
  • Review policy at least once every three years*

 

Revisions to an Administrative Policy

  • Responsible department identifies need for policy revision
  • Sponsor approves need for the policy revision
  • Submit draft policy through the approved Administrative Policy Development and Approval Process:
    • Sponsor determines appropriate vetting;
    • Revised policies require sponsor level and President Leadership Team approval, except for minor changes, including editorial and style
  • Review policy at least once every three years*
     

*Each unit/department is responsible for developing a departmental level review cycle consistent with the above guidelines and in compliance with the University’s Developing University Administrative Policies policy.

 

Contact policies@louisville.edu for questions regarding these guidelines.