University of Washington: Open Access Policy, Class B Legislation, Faculty Code and Governance | May 17, 2018
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"General Legislative Action
At its meeting on May 17, 2018, the Faculty Senate approved Class B legislation to create Chapter 54 in Faculty Code and Governance. President Ana Mari Cauce has also approved the proposed legislation, subject to identification of appropriate funding. The faculty is now being given the opportunity to submit written objections to its substantive nature, under the Faculty Code, Chapter 22, Section 22-74 Senate Procedure: Class B Actions. A copy of the proposed changes are included with this notice.
Class B Legislation
Faculty Code and Governance Chapter 54 Open Access Policy
Section 54-31 Purpose
As a public university, the University of Washington is dedicated to making its research and scholarship freely and widely available to the people of Washington and the broader research community. In addition to the public benefit, the following policy is intended to serve faculty interests by: promoting the visibility and accessibility of their work, resulting in greater impact and recognition; helping them retain distribution rights; and aiding preservation of the scholarly record...."