Date Issued: June, 2001
Date Revised: January, 2003, May 7, 2009
This policy sets forth the guidelines for document access, retention and destruction.
To provide for the systematic review, retention, and destruction of documents received or created by Luther College in connection with the transaction of organization business. This policy covers all records and documents, regardless of physical form, contains guidelines for how records can be accessed, how long certain documents should be kept, and how records should be destroyed. The policy is designed to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, to eliminate accidental or innocent destruction of records and to facilitate Luther College’s operations by promoting efficiency and freeing up valuable storage space.
This policy applies to all departments and faculty/staff of Luther College.
IV. Terms and Definitions
V. Procedures and Guidelines
All departments and staff/faculty are responsible for the maintenance of records in accordance to the guidelines and procedures as set forth in this policy.