Archive - Faculty Handbook Revisions

Faculty Handbook Policy Revisions Summer 2017

The following revisions in the Faculty Handbook were approved by the University Faculty Handbook Revision Committee, the University Senate and the Board of Trustees during the 2016-2017 academic year.

 

Faculty Handbook Policy Revisions Spring 2016

The following revisions in the Faculty Handbook were approved by the University Faculty Handbook Revision Committee and the University Senate in Spring 2016.  On May 26, 2016, the Board of Trustees approved the revisions.

The following non-substantive revisions in the Faculty Handbook were made.

 

Faculty Handbook Policy Revisions Spring 2015

The following revisions in the Faculty Handbook were approved by the University Faculty Handbook Revision Committee and the University Senate in Spring 2015. On May 15, 2015, the Board of Trustees approved the revisions.

 

Faculty Handbook Policy Revisions Spring 2015

The following revisions in the Faculty Handbook were approved by the University Faculty Handbook Revision Committee and the University Senate in Spring 2015.  On March 13, 2015, the Board of Trustees approved the revisions.

 

Faculty Handbook Policy Revisions Spring 2014

The following revisions in the Faculty Handbook were approved by the University Faculty Handbook Revision Committee and the University Senate in Spring 2014.  On May 16, 2014, the Board of Trustees approved the revisions.

 

Faculty Handbook Policy Revisions Spring 2013

The following revisions in the Faculty Handbook were approved by the University Faculty Handbook Revision Committee and the University Senate in Spring 2013.  On May 17, 2013, the Board of Trustees approved the revisions.

 

Faculty Handbook Policy Revisions Spring 2012

In May 2012 the Board of Trustees approved a new policy on Harassment and Discrimination.  In academic AY 2012-2013 the University Senate and the University Faculty Handbook Revision Committee approved revising Chapter 1 to reflect the new policy.  

 

Faculty Handbook Policy Revisions Spring 2012

The following revisions in the Faculty Handbook were approved by the University Faculty Handbook Revision Committee and the University Senate in spring 2012. On March 9, 2012, the Board of Trustees approved the revisions. 

 

Faculty Handbook Policy Revisions Spring 2011

The following revisions in the Faculty Handbook were approved by the University Faculty Handbook Revision Committee and the University Senate in spring 2011. On May 20, 2011, the Board of Trustees approved the revisions. 

 

Faculty Handbook Non-Substantive Revisions Spring 2011

The following are the Faculty Handbook chapters with all non-substantive changes that have been approved by the University Faculty Handbook Revision Committee and the University Senate. On May 20, 2011, the Board of Trustees approved the revisions. Two versions are listed. The first is "Approved Changes" with all changes indicated in color. The second version is the "Final Version". Page images have been maintained to enable a direct comparison with hard copies of the Faculty Handbook that are currently in distribution.

 

Faculty Handbook Revisions Spring 2010

The following revisions in the Faculty Handbook were approved by the University Faculty Handbook Revision Committee and the University Senate in Fall 2009. On May 14, 2010, the Board of Trustees approved the revisions.

University Professor (Chapter 4) was revised to clarify the process.

Board Approved Revision -- University Professor

Emeritus Status (Chapter 6) was revised to update the sections on granting emeritus status and priveleges.

Board Approved Revision -- Emeritus Status

Sabbatical Leave (Chapter 6) was revised to clarify the section on eligibility.

Board Approved Revision -- Sabbatical Leave

Parental Leave (Chapter 12) was revised to enhance the policy.

Board Approved Revision -- Parental Leave

 

Faculty Handbook Revisions Spring 2008

The following revisions to the Faculty Handbook were approved by the University Faculty Handbook Revision Committee and the University Senate in Fall 2007. The revisions were approved by Board of Trustees on May 16, 2008

Library Faculty (Chapter 11) is replaced in its entirety with revisions developed by the University Library faculty and the College of Law faculty.

Board Approved Revision - University Library
Board Approved Revision - College of Law Library

Fringe Benefits for Faculty (Chapter 12) was revised to update the sections on term life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment to reflect benefits currently offered by the university. Board Approved Revision

 

Faculty Handbook Revisions Fall 2005

The following revisions to the Faculty Handbook were approved by the University Faculty Handbook Revision Committee and the University Senate in Spring 2005. The revisions were approved by Board of Trustees on October 13 -14, 2005.

Discrimination and Harassment Policy (Chapter 1): Board Approved Revision
Procedures for Promotion in Rank (Chapter 4): Board Approved Revision
Emeritus Status (Chapter 6): Board Approved Revision
University Senate Constitution (Chapter 13): Board Approved Revision
Administrative Council (Chapter 16): Board Approved Revision

 

Faculty Handbook (Spring 2003 - Non Substantive Revisions)

The following are the Faculty Handbook chapters with all nonsubstantive changes that have been approved by the University Faculty Handbook Revision Committee and the University Senate. Two versions are listed. The first is "Approved Changes" with all changes indicated in color. The second version is the "Final Version". Page images have been maintained to enable a direct comparison with hard copies of the Faculty Handbook that are currently in distribution.