A-basisSalary rate computed on a twelve-month, annual basis.
AAPAcademic Advancement Program. This program has been superseded by the Center for Academic Excellence http://cae.ls.wisc.edu/
Academic StaffProfessional and administrative personnel with 1) Duties that are exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); and 2) Perform work that is primarily associated with higher education institutions or their administration.
Academic StaffAcademic Staff: a professional and administrative employee whose duties are exempt from the overtime provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and who performs work that is primarily associated with a higher education institution or its administration.
Accept Facilitated Review
This is an activity in ARROW that allows the IRB staff reviewer to indicate that facilitated review is appropriate for the submission. This can include: accepting NCI Central IRB approval; deferring the study to a Commercial IRB (e.g. Western IRB) or deferral of the study to another institution's IRB.
Account ConsolidationThe process of combining multiple accounts into a single account during the transition to Office 365.
Accounting and Financial Team
Accrued LeaveThe amount of sick leave, vacation, vacation carryover, personal holiday, legal holiday and banked leave an employee has earned based on the number of hours in pay status.
Acknowledge Reportable Event
This is an activity in ARROW that allows the IRB staff reviewer to acknowledge receipt of a reportable event that does not require further IRB review. Upon acknowledgement, the study will return to the approved state.
Acronym UnscramblerUW-Madison Business Services list of acronyms often used in business processes: http://www.bussvc.wisc.edu/acronym/acronym.html
An activity is an action that you can take for a submission. For example, if a study team wants to respond to pre-review issues, they would use the Send Issues Response activity. Activities are always listed on the left of each study workspace. The list of activities changes based on a user's role in ARROW and what state a submission is in.
ADAAmericans with Disabilities Act. See also: http://www.ada.gov/
Automatic Document Feeder. In a scanner device, an Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) is a feature which takes several pages and feeds the paper one page at a time into a scanner.
Administrative ContactAn organization's administrative point of contact, responsible for assigning staff time to the Office 365 transition. Communicates with the Office 365 Team and their organization's leadership.
Administrative Limited AppointmentA leadership role such as dean or associate dean that falls into the employee category of Limited. A Limited appointee serves at the discretion of the appointing authority.
AG (Administrative Gateway)
Against the grain
Ancillary Committee (ANC)
Approve Expedited Application
Approve Facilitated Application
Approve Request to Reopen
Approved with Administrative Hold
Assessment of Student Learning
Assigned to IRB Meeting
Awaiting Scientific Review