Faculty Handbook

The changes to the Faculty Handbook for the 2015-16  Academic Year will be posted as soon as they are finalized.


Changes to the Faculty Handbook for the 2014-2015  Academic Year include:

  •        Revisions to University Assessment Committee Membership
  •        Change in Faculty Workload Expectations language
  •        Adding Graduate Student Representation on Committees
  •        Defining Quorum for standing committees
  •        Revision to New Programs Council Membership
  •        Adding Partner Accommodation language

Any changes to the Faculty Handbook requiring approval by the Board of Trustees and included in the Administrative Manual, Chapter 4, Sections 1 and 2, can be found here.


Changes to the Faculty Handbook for the 2013-14 Academic Year included:

  •        Change in UCC responsibilities and practices and responsibility for
                curriculum development
  •        Honors Designation in Majors and Minors
  •        UCC and FSBC Collaboration
  •        Restructuring of Graduate Council 
  •        Policy on the Establishment and Revision of AP Scores
  •        Graduate Academic Policy on Reserved Course Numbers 
  •        Change in University Faculty Election reporting dates
  •        Adjunct Faculty Title Change to Part-Time Faculty
  •        Revised language on Collegiality and Faculty Mentoring

Changes to the Faculty Handbook for the 2012-13 Academic Year included:

  •        Contents aligned with the Administrative Manual
  •        Graduate Policies added 
  •        Membership of some committees modified
  •        Addition of a Mentoring component for new faculty
  •        Changes to the Faculty Salary Adjustment Program
  •        Reordering of some sections 



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