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Faculty Handbook

Handbook for Teaching Faculty

Download the Handbook for Teaching Faculty (rev. November 2015) as a bookmarked, searchable PDF. (If you have any difficulties using this PDF, please contact the Office of the Provost; we'll be happy to help.)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Organization
Chapter 2: Faculty Bylaws
Chapter 3: Faculty Personnel Policies
Chapter 4: Instructional and Related Policies
Chapter 5: Faculty Development
Chapter 6: Faculty Policies and Standards
Chapter 7: Faculty Compensation and Benefits
Appendix A: Organizational Charts
Appendix B: Parliamentary Procedure and Definitions
Appendix C: Preparing Reports for the Faculty Senate
Appendix D: Mandates and Compositions of Standing Committees of the Faculty
Appendix E: Miscellaneous Procedures for Implementation of Handbook Polices


N.B.: For any of a number of reasons, the descriptions of changes and their rationales may be only summaries.

  • October 27, 2015: Belatedly added §4.4.17 (app. by board in 2008)
  • November 5, 2015: Updated academic division's org chart in appendix A