This is the official source for administrative policies at the University.
Where appropriate, official procedures are listed with the official policy. Departments may have additional practices, standards, or guidelines to control activities at the University, though these guidelines may not contradict the terms of any University policy.
Copies of policies duplicated elsewhere or that are inconsistent with the policies posted here may not be the most up-to-date version and should be disregarded. Older versions of existing policies may be found in the Administrative Policy Archives.
|Board of Trustees Policy
|The University of Rhode Island (also, University) encourages and promotes research and scholarship based on the traditional principles of the academic profession. Some discoveries, advancements, and innovative approaches may have the potential to be further developed into products or services that have utility beyond the University and that may positively impact the economy of Rhode […]