Charge to the Board:
Develop and implement policies to protect human subjects of original research conducted by employees, contractors, students, or others at Brazosport College. These policies will assure that the rights of subjects are not violated. Research means “a systematic investigation, including research development, information gathering/surveying, testing, and evaluation designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge." The Institutional Review Board will review requests for research to ensure that institutional policies are followed.