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ActivityOP8650 Research Integrity Administration
Records Series32 - Research Integrity Files
OPROffice of the Vice-Principal (Research)
DescriptionRecords consist of formal complainant letter with evidence, initial review/assessment files, investigation files and reports, correspondence with complainants, respondents, outside agencies, and publishers, etc.
Retention TriggerLast activity recorded on file.
Total Retention (years)10
Final ActionDP/D
Disposition PlanFiles with no findings of research misconduct to be destroyed after three years. The rest of the records to be destroyed after ten years.
Retention Rationale
Vital Records

This schedule applies to official records in all media. Convenience or duplicate copies of official records are considered transitory and should not be kept longer than necessary, and in no event longer than the official copy.


  • AR = Transfer to Archives
  • AY = End of Academic Year
  • CY = End of Calendar Year
  • D = Destroy / Delete
  • DP = Special Disposition Plan
  • FY = End of Fiscal Year
  • OPR = Office of Primary Responsibility
  • PIB = Personal Information Bank

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