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Policy Provisions
Performance Evaluation
Subject Experts
Education
Policy

Document Number: INFOTECH--101 Revision #: 1.0
Document Owner: Executive VP Date Last Updated: 08/17/2012
Primary Author: Director of Information Technology Status: Approved
Date Originally Created: 11/15/2011

General Description
Description:

Cumberland University’s network and computer systems have been established solely for educational and administrative purposes. Use of the University’s network and computer systems is a privilege, not a right, and misuse of its network and computer systems will result in temporary or permanent revocation of this privilege, at the University’s discretion.

 


Purpose:

Delineation of policy


Scope:

Administration, Employees, Students


Responsibility: Director of IT
VP of Business and Finance

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Requirements
Relevant Knowledge: In order to comply with this policy you should know:
State statutes
Standards of good practice
Standard company policies
Current University policy

Terms and Definitions: Additional training

Corrective Action

Loss of privilege, general

Suspension

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Policy Provisions
1.

Education


Cumberland University’s network and computer systems have been established solely for educational and administrative purposes.

 

Use of the University’s network and computer systems is a privilege, not a right, and misuse of its network and computer systems will result in temporary or permanent revocation of this privilege, at the University’s discretion.

 

Cumberland’s network and computer systems shall be used for the pursuit of intellectual activities, to seek educational resources, career development and other educational purposes. Cumberland University’s network and computer systems may not be utilized for unauthorized educational purposes.

 

Cumberland University’s network and computer systems may not be used for personal business ventures. This means users may not offer, provide or purchase personal products or services for commercial purposes through Cumberland University’s network and computer systems. Commercial or personal advertisements are strictly prohibited on Cumberland’s network.

 

Users may not use Cumberland University’s network and computer systems for political lobbying. However, users may use the University’s network and computer systems to communicate with elected officials and may express to them their opinion on political issues, provided, however, in such instances, users expressly state that their opinions are personal, and do not represent the opinions of Cumberland.  This provision does not apply to administrators acting pursuant to authorization of the University’s President.

 


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Performance Evaluation
Performance Metrics: Compliance with standard policy and procedure

Consequences: Expulsion
Further training
Loss of privileges
Suspension
Suspension-student

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Subject Experts
The following may be consulted for additional information.
Director of Information Technology

Executive VP

VP of Business and Finance

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