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Copyright Policy

In December 2014 a faculty/staff committee convened by Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs Cynthia Cyrus released a copyright policy to guide instructors and students in their use of Blackboard and related technologies. Please review the Copyright Policy for Blackboard before posting content to Blackboard.

See below for the membership of the copyright committee, as well as meeting minutes.


  • A&S: Aimi Hamraie
  • Blair: Jen Gunderman
  • Divinity: David Michelson
  • General Counsel: Kevin Davis
  • Law: Daniel Gervais
  • Library: Cliff Anderson
  • Library: Hilary Craiglow
  • Library: Holling Smith-Borne
  • Library: James Toplon
  • Library: Larry Reeves
  • Nursing: Terri Donaldson
  • Owen: Ranga Ramanujan
  • Peabody: Craig Smith
  • Provost’s Office: Cynthia Cyrus (chair)
  • Provost’s Office: Sandy Stahl
  • VIDL: Aidan Hoyal


April 7, 2015

March 24, 2015

February 24, 2015

February 10, 2015

January 27, 2015

November 11, 2014

October 28, 2014

See also the July 2006 General Counsel note.