Copyright is actually not just one right, but a "bundle of rights" granted to the creators of original works by Title 17 of the United States Code. Copyright includes
Creators can sell or give away pieces of their copyrights, or the entire bundle.
At FHSU Faculty, Staff and Students own their work.
"The University, faculty, staff, and students jointly agree that ...ownership of intellectual property rights, including copyright, books, articles, works of art, musical compositions, or other forms of intellectual creations belong to the faculty, staff, or student [hereafter "creator(s)"] who created it..."
But there are exceptions:
"1. Works written or produced under contracts or grants. Intellectual property resulting from a contract or grant belongs to the party who provides the funding or grant or is assigned according to the terms under which the contract or grant was carried out.
2. Patents and software (excluding mediated course work software, see below).
3. Student-created products. Student-created products not claimed by students within 30 days of the close of the semester in which those products were created may be disposed of or destroyed by the University.
4. The University has the right to fair use of scholarship produced by creator(s) who are members of the University community, subject to the laws of Kansas and the United States."