The mission of the Institutional Records Management Program falls within two major goals:

Goal 1: Develop effective records and information management strategies which achieve both compliance and cost savings for all UNT System institutions

  • Develop and administer an institutional records and information management program for the UNT System, UNT and UNT Dallas
  • Develop and maintain the UNT System Core Records Retention Schedule (comprehensive set of common retention strategies/policies (for all UNTS institutions) as well as supplemental campus-based schedules
  • Identify and take adequate steps to assist with the protection of confidential and vital institutional records

Goal 2: Provide the framework for information management education, awareness and innovation across all levels of the organization

  • Assist all UNT System, UNT and UNT Dallas departmental units with the preparation of records management plans
  • Promote sound records management principles and initiatives and make recommendations for best methods and systems for managing records
  • Deploy timely information management training, communication and awareness
  • Form strategic partnerships with all UNT System components, system and campus management, state agencies and other organizations to create ongoing awareness, efficiency and innovation
  • Serve as a model records management program for other institutions of higher education

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