Faculty Handbook: Academic Responsibilities of Faculty
2.18  Institutional Animal Care and Use

(Campus Council, April 11, 1996)

The university endorses and supports the responsible use of animals in research and teaching. The policy of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, regarding animal care and use applies to all research and teaching using live vertebrate animals conducted at the university campus, or by university faculty, staff, or students when acting as representatives of the University at off-campus locations. In addition, it has been adopted by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture for application to all research and teaching using live vertebrate animals conducted at the Agricultural Experiment Station, or by individuals acting as representatives of the Agricultural Experiment Station at off-site locations. This policy does not apply to services provided by the Cooperative Extension Service of the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture. In addition, this policy does not apply to research and teaching using human subjects, the oversight of which is the duty of the University Institutional Review Board. See the full text of the policy at http://vcfa.uark.edu/policies/fayetteville/rssp/7010.php