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Minnesota West Policies

Chapter 3 - Educational

3.26 Intellectual Property


Minnesota West Community & Technical College has not finalized a formal Intellectual Property policy. Minnesota West complies with the guidelines outlined in the applicable MnSCU policy statement below:


The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees endeavors to develop and maintain a post-secondary educational system marked by academic excellence. Research and development of original works and inventions that require intellectual property protection are a vital part of the academic community. The Board of Trustees recognizes and acknowledges that MnSCU institutions may create or commission the creation of such works on its behalf and adopts as its policy the traditional commitment to faculty and student ownership in scholarly work.


MnSCU Policy 3.26


Approved by: Ron Wood, President

Date: January 1, 2003
History & Revision: