Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

BPPM Revision Memorandum


DATE: December 23, 2008
FROM: Ralph Jenks, Director
TO: Manual Users
SUBJECT: Business Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Three Hundred Thirty-Three


This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

Form: Contract Review Sheet 10.11.7

This form is updated to add a notation box for Office of Business and Finance use.

Copyrighting and Marketing Original Material 35.35

This revision updates the policy and procedures for copyright ownership and marketing of copyrightable materials with the Faculty Manual and current University practices.

Invention Ownership and Disclosure 35.50

This revision updates criteria for invention ownership in conformance with invention disclosure procedures.

Invention Income Distribution 35.53

This revision directs users to the Faculty Manual for the description of how royalties and other payments regarding intellectual property are distributed.

Project Employment–Civil Service 60.23

This revision clarifies the procedures for recruitment and notification of civil service employees to fill project positions. The revision also adds a required statement which is to be included in recruitment materials.

Shipping Services 80.15

This revision adds procedures for reporting shipments which contain hazardous materials.

Travel Rates 95.19

Effective January 1, 2009, the motor vehicle mileage reimbursement rate is decreased from $.585 per mile to $.55 per mile, in accordance with OFM regulations.