Ohio University

Summer business continuity planning educational sessions to be held

Published: June 8, 2021 Author: Staff reports

The Office of Emergency Programs has announced summer brown bag lunch training sessions for business continuity planners. All sessions are from noon to 1 p.m. via Microsoft Teams. 

June 23: Records Retention at Ohio University 

Make no mistake about it, records management is boring, soul-sapping work. Yet, exercising proper oversight and control of records is essential to the daily business of any institution. It is therefore dictated by state law, and by edict of the University that it is the responsibility of every unit of Ohio University to have in place a records retention schedule that has been approved by the University Records Manager.  

Bill Kimok, Ohio University archivist, records manager, and interim director of the Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections, will discuss the process of creating – and getting approved – records retention schedules. Kimok will also briefly describe the educational value, success, and increasing popularity among faculty of a new visible and critical thinking instruction session called “See, Think, Wonder,” in which historical items from the Mahn Center’s collections are the focus of student exploration and discovery. 

July 22 – Internal Audit: Information security laws and policies related to business continuity planning. 

Offices have a variety of legal and policy responsibilities to securely handle and store sensitive information before, during and after a disaster. Bruce Tong, senior auditor at Ohio University will present. 

Please RSVP to wyatt@ohio.edu if you would like to attend one of the above sessions.