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University Policy Office

Shelly G. Gonzalez, Policy Officer
Administration 208
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4730
Fax: 660.543.8022
sgonzalez@ucmo.edu





Indemnification Policy
Board of Governors Policy 1.1.050
Revised and approved by the Board of Governors September 18, 2002

I. Purpose

The Board of Governors of the University of Central Missouri wishes to ensure that the officers, agents and employees of the university may concentrate upon performing their various functions at the university without excessive and debilitating concern for their personal liability exposure.

II. Policy

To the extent permitted by law and not otherwise provided for by the State Legal Expense Fund or any successor statute or by any other form of insurance from any source whatsoever, the Board of Governors for the University of Central Missouri shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless its officers, agents, individual governors and employees from and against any and all personal liability, claims, demands, actions debts, and attorneys fees arising out of, claimed on account of or in any manner predicated upon allegations of personal liability arising out of any such officer's, agent's, individual governor's, or employee's status as such, including but not limited to any individual's act or failure to act in such a capacity.

This policy will not apply to conduct that is deliberately harmful or is otherwise grossly inconsistent with university policy or the employee's professional duties in the opinion and at the discretion of the Board of Governors.

The university shall not indemnify, defend or hold harmless those current or former university officer(s), agent(s), individual governors(s), and employee(s) for claims arising from any action filed by said person(s).

Board of Regents approved "Indemnification Resolution" on January 21, 1987
Approved by the Board of Governors on March 21, 2001
Revised and approved by the Board of Governors on September 18, 2002
Formatting updated August 1, 2007