POLICY AND PROCEDURE FOR RESPONDING TO ALLEGATIONS OF RESEARCH MISCONDUCT
Approved by the University Senate on this date: April 15, 2014
Approved by Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs on this date: August 24, 2016
Supersedes Policy #14-04 (Policy and Procedure for Responding to Allegations of Research Misconduct) to include comments from the California Faculty Association.
DISTRIBUTION: All Faculty, Staff, and Administrative Offices
Humboldt State University Sponsored Programs Foundation (HSU SPF) complies with federal laws and regulations governing exports and ensures that compliance is consistent with the University’s open academic environment.
Certain types of equipment, software and technology are regulated by the U.S. government and this may impact the university and its employees’ ability to host international visitors, participate in international conferences, and conduct research in a completely open environment. While the CSU remains dedicated to academic freedom and openness in research, it must comply with the various laws and regulations known as export controls. Non-compliance with export controls may subject the university and individuals involved to civil and criminal penalties.
CSU guidelines for applying for a Certificate of Authorization (COA) from the FAA for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, a.k.a. "Drones."
The purpose of this policy is to assist SPF management in identifying those individuals who are eligible to serve as Principal Investigators (PIs), Co-Principal Investigators (Co-PI’s), and Project Directors (PDs) for projects managed by SPF.
The Indirect Rate Policy sets approved rates for Indirect Cost revenue and provided a process for negotiation when the Principal Investigator intends to use less than the funder published maximum allowed rate.
Humboldt State University Sponsored Programs Foundation (HSU SPF) encourages campus personnel to engage in a variety of scholarly and creative activities, including those leading to external funding or income from public agencies, private entities and individuals, and entrepreneurial ventures.
The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA or Transparency Act - P.L.109-282, as amended by section 6202(a) of P.L. 110-252) requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to maintain a single, searchable website that contains information on all Federal spending awards. FFATA requires all recipients of federal awards to report purchases of $25,000 and greater under federal contracts. The act requires the reported data be made available to the public via www.USASpending.gov.