300 ACADEMICS

        
301 Administrative Areas
                301.1 Academic Deans
                301.2 Associate Deans
                301.3 Department Chairs and Directors
                301.4 Graduate School
        302 Administrative Coordination
                302.1 Chancellor's Cabinet
                302.2 Council of Deans
                302.3 Faculty Senate
        303 Academic Coordination
                303.1 Graduate Academic Council
                303.2 Undergraduate Academic Council
        304 Councils and Standing Committees
                304.1 Introduction
                304.2 Guidelines for the Operation of Councils and Committees
                            304.2.1   Limits of Membership
                            304.2.2   Committee Chairs
                            304.2.3   Part-time and Adjunct Faculty
                            304.2.4   Appointment and Removal
                            304.2.5   Student Committee Members
                            304.2.6   Faculty Committee Chairs
                            304.2.7   Term Length and Rotation
                            304.2.8   Annual Review of Standing Committees
                            304.2.9   Committee Deliberations
                            304.2.10 Action on Committee Recommendations
                            304.2.11 Election of Committee Chairs
                            304.2.12 Term of Elected Chairs
                            304.2.13 The Chancellor and Standing Committees
                            304.2.14 Willingness to Serve on Committees
                            304.2.15 Appointment to ad hoc Committees or Task Forces
                304.3 Process for Selection of Faculty Representatives
                304.4 Monitoring the Guidelines
        305 Faculty
                305.1 Definition of Faculty
                305.2 Definition of Academic Ranks and Titles
                            305.2.1 Ranked Faculty
                                           305.2.1.1 Instructor
                                           305.2.1.2 Assistant Professor
                            305.2.2 Unranked Faculty
                                           305.2.2.1 Graduate Teaching Assistant
                                           305.2.2.2 Lecture
                                           305.2.2.3 Adjunct Faculty
                305.3 Other Faculty Titles
                            305.3.1 Visiting Professor
                            305.3.2 Affiliate Professor
                            305.3.3 Eminent Scholars/Chair Holders
                            305.3.4 Professor Emeritus
         306 Graduate Faculty Membership Guidelines
                 306.1 Full Membership
                 306.2 Associate Membership
                 306.3 Emergency Exceptions
                 306.4 Administrative Officers
         307 Recruitment, Selection and Appointment
                 307.1 Recruitment
                 307.2 Appointment of Ranked Faculty
                            307.2.1 Documents and Records
                                           307.2.1.1 Pre-Employment File
                                           307.2.1.2 Personnel File
                                           307.2.1.3 Appointment of Unranked Faculty
                                           307.2.1.4 Appointment of Summer and Interim Session Faculty
                                           307.2.1.5 Recruitment and Selection of Department Chairs
                 307.3 Promotion in Academic Rank
                            307.3.1 General Criteria
                            307.3.3 Teaching Experience
                            307.3.4 Service
                                           307.3.4.1 Service to the Department or School
                                           307.3.4.2 Service to the College
                                           307.3.4.3 Service to the University
                                           307.3.4.4 Service to the Community
                                           307.3.4.5 Service to the Academic and Professional Discipline
                            307.3.5 Research
                            307.3.6 Professional Competence and Activities
                 307.4 Merit Increases in Salary
                 307.5 Individual Records
         308 Policies on Tenure
                 308.1 Definition of Status and Appointments
                 308.2 Meaning of Tenure
                 308.3 Date of Tenure
                 308.4 Criteria for Tenure
                 308.5 Annual Review of Non-Tenured Faculty
                 308.6 Procedures for Review, Promotion in Rank and/or Advancement to Tenure
                            308.6.1 General Procedures
                            308.6.2 Procedures Relative to Promotion in Rank
                            308.6.3 Procedures Relative to Advancement to Tenure
                 308.7 Promotion and Tenure Process
                            308.7.1 General Policy Statements
                            308.7.2 Calendar
                            308.7.3 Eligibility and Application for Promotion and Tenure
                            308.7.4 Evaluation and Documentation
                                           308.7.4.1 Evaluation of Activities
                            308.7.5 Departmental Responsibilities and Procedures
                            308.7.6 College Review Committee
                                           308.7.6.1 General Guidelines
                                           308.7.6.2 Procedural Guidelines
                                           308.7.6.3 University Review Committee (URC)
                                           308.7.6.4 Responsibilities of the Chancellor
                                           308.7.6.5 Post-Cycle Follow-Up
                                           308.7.6.6 Procedure for Communication of Information about Denial of Tenure or Promotion
                                           308.7.6.7 Procedures for Appeal
                                                             308.7.6.7.1 Committee on Promotion and Tenure Appeals (CPTA)
                                                             308.7.6.7.2 Procedure
                                                             308.7.6.7.3 Scope of the Appeals Procedure
         309 Policies and Procedures Relating to Severance
                 309.1 Notice of Non-Reappointment
                 309.2 Notice of Renewal
                 309.3 Resignation
                 309.4 Termination
                             309.4.1 Prolonged Mental or Physical Incapacity
                             309.4.2 Financial Exigency
                             309.4.3 Changes in the Educational Program
                 309.5 Dismissal
                             309.5.1 Hearings
                             309.5.2 Hearing Procedures
         310 Faculty Duties and Responsibilities
                 310.1 Professional Ethics
                 310.2 Teaching
                             310.2.1 Teaching Load
                             310.2.2 Course Offerings
                             310.2.3 Faculty Schedules
                             310.2.4 Course Content
                             310.2.5 Classes
                             310.2.6 Attendance Policy
                             310.2.7 Examinations
                             310.2.8 Course Syllabi
                             310.2.9 Grades
                             310.2.10 Classes by Special Arrangement
                             310.2.11 Textbook Centers/Bookstores
                             310.2.12 Special Fees
                             310.2.13 Deadlines
                             310.2.14 Status of Classes and Events Due to Inclement Weather
                             310.2.15 Textbook Selection
                 310.3 Student Advising
                             310.3.1 Definitions
                             310.3.2 Faculty Availability
                                            310.3.2.1 Hours on Campus
                                            310.3.2.2 Office Hours
                                            310.3.2.3 Students' Coursework
                 310.4 Faculty Service

             310.5 Faculty Workload
                             310.5.1 Academic Work Year
                             310.5.2 Teaching Load
                             310.5.3 Non-Teaching Load
                             310.5.4 Reduction in Teaching Load
                  310.6 Professional Growth and Development
                              310.6.1 Research
         311 Faculty Rights and Privileges
                 311.1 Academic Freedom
                 311.2 Grievances
                 311.3 Institutional Supports
                            311.3.1 Office Facilities
                            311.3.2 Clerical Assistance
                            311.3.3 University Libraries
                                           311.3.3.1 Borrowing Privileges
                                           311.3.3.2 Inter-library Loan/Document Delivery
                                           311.3.3.3 Borrowing Privileges at Other Academic Libraries
                                           311.3.3.4 Orientation and Instruction
                                           311.3.3.5 Course Reserves
                                           311.3.3.6 Resource and Information Services
                                           311.3.3.7 Electronic and On-line Database Access
                                           311.3.3.8 Photocopying
                                           311.3.3.9 Instructional and Office Materials
                                           311.3.3.10 University Computers and Servers
                  311.4 Research Supports
                             311.4.1 Reduced Teaching Load for Research Support
                             311.4.2 Financial Support
                  311.5 Sabbatical Leave
                  311.6 Faculty Development
                  311.7 Contracts
                  311.8 Compensation