Mission Continuity Planning ("MCP") is a university-wide effort to ensure that our teaching, research and service functions are resilient to potential disruption. An interruption in campus operations and/or university functions affects everyone - students, faculty, staff and the local community.
We have organized the development of our plans according to the essential functions that serve our mission. Schools, colleges and departments will determine how they will continue operations during a disruption based on the core functions required.
Mission Continuity Planning is based on the following guiding principles:
1. Health, safety, and the preservation of life are our top priority. TU Resilience focuses on the restoration of services following an incident.
2. Planning will be centrally managed and departmentally implemented.
3. Plans will be consistent in their development and implementation across the university.
4. The university will follow a comprehensive plan to communicate with both internal and external constituents.
5. Each school/college/department must have a working, practiced plan to contribute to restoration of university functions.
6. Plans will be practiced annually, updated as needed, and subject to on-going review.
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