Oct 2, 2020 10:15 am
ActivityOP8650 Research Integrity Administration
Records Series

32 - 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 10 years
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
Retention based on anticipated operational use.
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
  • CO = Continuous OVerwrite
  • 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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