East Carolina University Faculty Manual




I.    Policy and Guidelines for External Funding (Formerly Appendix O)

A.  Introduction

B.  Policy Statement

C.  Exceptions

D.  Definitions

E.  Clearance Procedures for Contracts, Grants, and Cooperative Agreements

F.   Clearance Procedures for Soliciting Gifts

G.  Acceptance of Gifts

H.  Recording, Acknowledgment, and Disposition of Gifts

I.    Maintenance of Prospect and Resource Files

J.   Preparation of Fund-Raising Literature

K.  Scheduling of Fund-Raising Activity

L.   Budget Information for Fund-Raising Projects

M.  Involvement of Volunteers in Fund-Raising Efforts

N.  Public Statements Regarding Gifts

O.  Special Projects By Non-university Related Organizations


II.    Patent Procedures of East Carolina University (new policy as of May 2006)

A.  General

B.  Responsibilities of University Personnel

C.  Publication and Public Use

D.  Requests for Waiver of University Rights by the Disclosing Party

E.  Revenue Sharing

F.   Administration


III.   Copyright Policy (new policy as of April 2002)

  1. Introduction
  2. Scope and Coverage
  3. Definitions
  4. Use of Copyrighted Works
  5. Copyright Ownership
  6. Administration
  7. Dispute Resolution


IV.  Principles and Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research (Formerly Appendix R)

A.  Statement of Ethical Principles

B.  Institutional Policy

C.  Implementation of Policy


V.  Animal Care and Use in Research and Instruction (Formerly Appendix S)

A.  Policy

B.  Responsibilities


VI.  Policy and Procedures on Ethics in Research and Creative Activities (revised policy as of September 2011)


VII.  Policy on the Custody, Retention, Transfer and Access to Research Data and Records  (new policy as of February 2003)