Kirtland Community College encourages scholarly endeavors of students, employees and community foundations/organizations. Pursuit of scholarly work and research will often involve the use of human subjects, either students or employees, for data collection and analysis. The president shall ensure the rights, privacy, dignity and welfare of students and employees of Kirtland Community College used as human subjects in research studies are protected; that risks have been considered and minimized; that the research is supervised by qualified persons, especially in mental or physical health care related studies; that all human subjects participate in research only after the subject has agreed and been provided with legally effective informed consent; that any research is conducted in an ethical manner and in compliance with established standards and that all private information will be handled in accordance with the appropriate standards for maintaining confidential material.
Adopted July 1, 2010
Reviewed and approved with no changes August 24, 2017
To view the procedure, go to PRO 4.095 Human Subject Research at Kirtland Community College