I agree with Brian's summary. We codified those principles into our
business policy manual. You can read more exciting policy language
At 12:57 PM 2/11/2004 -0500, you wrote:
>I don't know that we have institutional policies per se. I can tell you
>what I've observed in practice.
>Cell phones are usually provided to employees when they are deemed
>necessary by an employee's supervisor to be a part of their job (i.e., to
>be reachable 7x24). In these cases, employees are responsible for paying
>for their personal calls. This is usually tracked by the department. The
>only University policy is the over-riding one that says that institutional
>property and service can not be for personal use or gain.
>Same for reimbursement of ISP charges. This is left to the
>department/school/business unit to decide. Here again, if an employee's
>supervisor believes that paying for high-speed remote access is needed to
>perform their jobs, then it can be paid for by the unit. IU provides a
>modem pool for 'routine access' and this is often good enough to stay in
>touch, or monitor/access critical systems.
>This is consistent with IU's distributed financial responsibility system,
>and again, the only policy in place involves use of institutional
>On Wed, 11 Feb 2004, Ackerman, David (LCC - jda) wrote:
> > I was wondering what policies other school IT departments are following in
> > paying for or reimbursing Cell Phone and home ISP charges for employees.
> > I look forward to your responses.
> > David Ackerman
> > Chief Information Officer
> > Lipscomb University
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> > Nashville, TN 37204
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