Lumen: APIR/RO Roles and Responsibilities Lumen/Student Information System

The documented process for proposals once they have been approved through governance between the Office of the Registrar (RO) and Academic Planning and Institutional Research (APIR).

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The scope of this document includes the roles and responsibilities between the offices of Academic Planning and Institutional Research (APIR) and the Registrar (RO) in relation to academic and curricular planning and Lumen. To provide clarity, this includes both actions required of each office and more detailed information on actions within the offices. The detailed information helps to determine who oversees what, so individuals can communicate efficiently with the appropriate parties.

APIR manages the governance aspect of program proposals. The RO implements the governed decisions. Both offices play key roles in administering the academic structure and should keep each other in balance.

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APIR Responsibilities:  


RO Responsibilities:  

Program Do-Si-Do  

                Once a program is sitting anywhere between APIR and the RO and the department/school or college requires additional changes, APIR and the RO will work together to ensure that the requested changes will not circumvent governance or create additional work in SIS or DARS. Once APIR approves a program, the following principles should be followed:

General Principles

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