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Regular Faculty Handbook

The Regular Faculty Handbook provides policies, regulations, practices and expectations which prevail at Grand Valley State University. Faculty Governance deals with any academic issue or faculty concern, and makes recommendations to the Provost and/or the President.  

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About GVSU

Title Policy Number Responsible Office
Academic Policies BOT 3.3 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Academic Affairs BOT 3.1 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Office of the President BOT 2.1 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Values Statement BOT 1.3 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Mission Statement BOT 1.2 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Vision Statement BOT 1.1 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management

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Academic Governance

Title Policy Number Responsible Office
Accreditation SG 2.08 Provost Office
Academic Program Budgetary Review Process SG 2.07 Provost Office
Procedure for the Establishment of Non-Academic Institutes, Centers and Offices SG 2.06 Provost Office
College Governance Policies SG 1.04 Provost Office
University Governance Committees SG 1.03 Provost Office
Standing Committees of the UAS SG 1.02 Provost Office
University Academic Senate Bylaws SG 1.01 Provost Office
Academic Governance BOT 3.1.4 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management

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Faculty Responsibilities & Workload

Title Policy Number Responsible Office
Professional Ethics SG 3.05 Provost Office
Faculty Teaching Requirements (Selected) SG 3.04 Provost Office
Reassigned Time SG 3.03 Provost Office
Faculty Planning: Faculty Activity Plans and Faculty Activity Reports SG 3.02 Provost Office
Faculty Responsibilities SG 3.01 Provost Office
Religious Inclusion Policy PC 9.6 Inclusion and Equity/Office of Affirmative Action
Disability Accommodation Policy for Faculty and Staff PC 9.5 Inclusion and Equity
Anti-Harassment Policy PC 9.1 Inclusion and Equity/Office of Affirmative Action
Cancellation/Closure Policy PC 6.3 Public Safety
Accompanying Students Outside the U.S.A. Policy PC 3.16 Office of the Provost
Textbooks and Course Materials Policy PC 3.12 Provost Office
Collegiality Policy PC 3.3 Provost Office
Adjunct Faculty BOT 4.3.0 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Faculty - Tenured and Tenure Track BOT 4.2.1 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management

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Curriculum

Title Policy Number Responsible Office
Policy on the Establishment and Revision of Credit by Exam Requirements SG 2.10 Provost Office
Accreditation SG 2.08 Provost Office
Establishment of New Programs or Units SG 2.05 Provost Office
General Education Criteria and Guidelines SG 2.04 Provost Office
Undergraduate Certificate Program Criteria and Guidelines SG 2.02 Provost Office
Faculty Academic Policies - Curriculum SG 2.01 Provost Office
Textbooks and Course Materials Policy PC 3.12 Provost Office

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Faculty Evaluation Procedures

Title Policy Number Responsible Office
Faculty Salary Adjustment Program SG 3.08 Provost Office
Faculty Evaluation Procedures SG 3.07 Provost Office

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Graduate School

Title Policy Number Responsible Office
Graduate Certificate Policies SG 2.03 Provost Office
Graduate Academic Policy on the Minimum Number of Credit Hours Required for the Masters Degree FH 2.04 L Provost Office
Graduate Academic Policy on the Minimum Number of Hours Required for the Specialist Degree FH 2.04 K Provost Office
Graduate Academic Policy on the Minimum Number of Hours Required for an Earned Doctoral Degree FH 2.04 J Provost Office
Graduate Assistantship FH 1.09 A-J Provost Office

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Research Policies

Title Policy Number Responsible Office
Training of Personnel Involved in Animal Research PC 3.13 Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence
Externally Sponsored Projects Policy PC 3.11 Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence
General Responsibilities of Principal Investigators/Project Directors Policy PC 3.8 Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence
Export Control Policy PC 3.6 Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence
Copyright Policy PC 3.5 University Libraries
Conflict of Interest in Research Policy PC 3.4 Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence
Bridge Fund Request Policy PC 3.2 Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence

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Faculty Personnel Policies per Board of Trustees

Title Policy Number Responsible Office
Benefits - Faculty BOT 4.2.30 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Procedures for the Awarding of Sabbatical Leave BOT 4.2.25 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Salary Administration BOT 4.2.20 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Complaint Procedure BOT 4.2.18 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Grievance Procedure BOT 4.2.16 - 4.2.17 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Reduction in Force - Faculty BOT 4.2.15 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Merger or Reorganization of Appointment Structures BOT 4.2.14 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Termination Processes and Disciplinary Action BOT 4.2.13 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Resignation BOT 4.2.12 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Applicability to Executive, Administrative, and Professional Positions and other administrative assignments. BOT 4.2.11 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Procedures for Regular Faculty Appointment Renewal, Promotion, Tenure, Periodic Performance Review, and Dismissal for Adequate Cause. BOT 4.2.10 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Areas of Evaluation for Renewal of Probationary Appointments, Promotion, Tenure, and Periodic Performance Reviews BOT 4.2.9 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Academic Tenure BOT 4.2.8 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Probationary Appointments BOT 4.2.7 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Initial Appointment BOT 4.2.6 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Regular Faculty Rank BOT 4.2.5 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Written Statement of Appointment BOT 4.2.4 - 4.2.4.1 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Kinds of Regular Academic Appointments BOT 4.2.3 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Academic Freedom BOT 4.2.2 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Faculty - Tenured and Tenure Track BOT 4.2.1 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
General Personnel Policies for Faculty and Staff - Identification Cards BOT 4.1.13 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
General Personnel Policies for Faculty and Staff - Keys BOT 4.1.12 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
General Personnel Policies for Faculty and Staff - Parking BOT 4.1.11 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
General Personnel Policies for Faculty and Staff - Obligations of Appointees BOT 4.1.10 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
General Personnel Policies for Faculty and Staff - Verification of Credentials BOT 4.1.9 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
General Personnel Policies for Faculty and Staff - Honorary Titles BOT 4.1.8 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
General Personnel Policies for Faculty and Staff - Emeritus Appointment BOT 4.1.7 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
General Personnel Policies for Faculty and Staff - Conflict of Interest BOT 4.1.6 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
General Personnel Policies for Faculty and Staff - Personnel Information BOT 4.1.5 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
General Personnel Policies for Faculty and Staff - Disciplinary Procedure BOT 4.1.4 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
General Personnel Policies for Faculty and Staff - University Responsibilities BOT 4.1.3 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
General Personnel Policies for Faculty and Staff - Equal Opportunity BOT 4.1.2 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
General Personnel Policies for Faculty and Staff - Personnel BOT 4.1.1 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management

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Policies Relevant to Faculty Per President's Cabinet

Title Policy Number Responsible Office
Software Support Policy PC 11.12 Information Technology
Secure Office Procedure PC 11.11 Information Technology
Public Folder Policy PC 11.10 Information Technology
Phonemail Policy PC 11.9 Telecommunications
Faculty/Staff Abuse of Technology PC 11.8 Information Technology
Confidentiality, Data & Security Policy PC 11.7 Information Technology
Digital Media Policy PC 11.6 Inclusion and Equity/Office of Affirmative Action
Computing Conditions of Use (Information Technology) PC 11.5 Information Technology
Voicemail Policy PC 11.4 Information Technology
Computer Virus and Malware Policy PC 11.3 Information Technology
Email Policy PC 11.2 Information Technology
Political Activity Policy PC 10.5 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Commercial Activity Policy PC 10.4.1 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Freedom of Information Act Policy PC 10.3 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Conflict of Interest Policy PC 10.1 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management
Web Accessibility Policy PC 9.7 Equity, Planning, and Compliance Unit
Sexual Misconduct Policy Including: Sexual Assault, Sexual Exploitation, Intimate Partner Violence (Domestic or Dating Violence), Stalking & Retaliation PC 9.4 Inclusion and Equity
Sexual or Gender-Based Harassment (Including Retaliation) Policy PC 9.3 Inclusion and Equity
Consensual Relationship Policy PC 9.2 Inclusion and Equity/Office of Affirmative Action
Anti-Harassment Policy PC 9.1 Inclusion and Equity/Office of Affirmative Action
Fundraising Policy PC 8.3 University Development
Web Polices for Academic and Administrative Units PC 7.5 Institutional Marketing
Travel Policy and Procedures PC 6.18 Business and Finance
Relocation Policy (Moving) PC 6.15 Business and Finance
Space Assignment Policy PC 3.15 Provost and Facility Planning Offices

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Benefits & Human Resources

Title Policy Number Responsible Office
Partner Accommodation SG 5.03 Human Resources
Maternity Leave SG 5.02 Human Resources
Continuation of Benefits SG 5.01 Human Resources
Faculty Compensation Schedule 2017-18 SG 3.09 Human Resources
Military Leave of Absence Policy for Faculty Staff PC 4.5 Human Resources
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Policy PC 4.3 Human Resources
Adoption Leave Policy PC 4.1 Human Resources
Benefits - Faculty BOT 4.2.30 Legal, Compliance & Risk Management

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Miscellaneous

Title Policy Number Responsible Office
Undergraduate Student Employees SG 6.02 Provost Office
Unit Head Responsibilities SG 6.01 Provost Office
Faculty Qualifications SG 3.06 Provost Office
Implementing Reduction in Faculty Due to Changing Enrollment Patterns SG 2.09 Provost Office
Parking Ordinance PC 6.28 Public Safety