This new policy is being implemented to comply with SB 939, which was passed by the last Texas legislature. It requires institutions of higher education to put a policy in place requiring employees to report any known or suspected child abuse. It also requires training for certain categories of professionals in recognizing and preventing child abuse.
Revisions made to streamline and clarify the process for transfer of faculty from one school to another.
Changes made to update process for handling bloodborne pathogens and clarify the scope of the policy.
Updated December 10, 2014