Privacy of Faculty and Student Records

The Chairperson is responsible for ensuring that the members of the Department of Biological Sciences shall at all times adhere to the legal guidelines regarding dissemination of records and other information regarding members of the faculty as well as students.  These guidelines require, among other things, that faculty members keep thorough academic records.  They also forbid the posting of grades by name, social security number or any other system which might potentially reveal a student's academic record or portion thereof (UPR 3342-5-08, UPR 3342-5-09, UPR 3342-5-16).