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2002-03 FACULTY HANDBOOK

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TABLE OF CONTENTS


PREFACE AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

CALENDAR


1 INTRODUCTION

1-1 INSTITUTIONAL MISSION

HISTORY

1-2 ACCREDITATION AND MEMBERSHIP

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2 ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

2-1 HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA

2-2 GENERAL ORGANIZATION

2-3 BOARD OF GOVERNORS

2-4 OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA

2-5 BOARD OF TRUSTEES
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE

2-6 OFFICERS AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE

OFFICE OF THE CHANCELLOR

2-7 OFFICE FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

2-8 OFFICE FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS

2-9 OFFICE FOR BUSINESS AFFAIRS

2-10 OFFICE OF ADVANCEMENT

2-11 OFFICE FOR ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT

2-12 FACULTY EVALUATION OF ADMINISTRATORS

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3 THE FACULTY

Tenure Policies and Regulations of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke

3-1 FREEDOM AND RESPONSIBILITY IN THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY

3-2 ACADEMIC FREEDOM AND RESPONSIBILITY OF FACULTY

3-3 ACADEMIC TENURE

3-4 FACULTY HEARING COMMITTEE

3-5 DUE PROCESS BEFORE DISCHARGE OR THE IMPOSITION OF SERIOUS SANCTIONS

3-6 NONREAPPOINTMENT OF FACULTY MEMBERS ON PROBATIONARY TERM APPOINTMENTS

3-7 TERMINATION OF FACULTY EMPLOYMENT

3-8 RETIREMENT OF FACULTY

3-9 EFFECTIVE DATE

3-10 UNC PEMBROKE GUIDELINES FOR PHASED RETIREMENT PROGRAM

3-11 POLICY FOR PROMOTION OF NONDOCTORAL FACULTY

3-12 TENURE AND PROMOTION CRITERIA

3-13 POLICY STATEMENT ON APPOINTMENT, REAPPOINTMENT, PROMOTION, AND TENURE OF PROFESSIONAL LIBRARIANS

3-14 POLICY STATEMENT ON EXTERNAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES OF FACULTY AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL STAFF

3-14.1 SECTION 1.UNIVERSITY POLICY

3-14.2 SECTION 2.DEFINITIONS

3-14.3 SECTION 3.PROCEDURES GOVERNING EXTERNAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY FOR PAY

3-14.4 NOTICE OF INTENT TO ENGAGE IN EXTERNAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR PAY

3-15 POLICIES AND GUIDELINES CONCERNING CONFLICTS OF COMMITMENT AND INTEREST AFFECTING UNIVERSITY EMPLOYMENT

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4 GENERAL INFORMATION

4-1 ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

4-1.1 CONSIDERATIONS FOR TENURE, PROMOTION, AND MERIT INCREASES

4-1.2 RENEWABLE TERMS FOR DEPARTMENT CHAIRS

4-1.3 SUPPORT FOR FACULTY RESEARCH

4-1.4 LEAVES OF ABSENCE AND ABSENCES FROM CLASS

4-1.5 FACULTY GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE

4-1.6 RESIGNATIONS

4-1.7 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND REVISION PROCESS

4-1.8 TEACHING LOAD AND SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES

4-1.9 GRADUATE FACULTY STATUS

4-1.10 RENEWAL OF GRADUATE FACULTY STATUS

4-1.11 PART-TIME FACULTY POLICIES

4-1.12 RECRUITMENT AND HIRING POLICIES

4-1.13 OFFICE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION AND DISTANCE EDUCATION

4-1.14 FACULTY MEETINGS

4-1.15 UNIVERSITY CONVOCATIONS

4-1.16 ACADEMIC COUNCIL

4-1.17 UNIVERSITY POLICIES GOVERNING EMPLOYEE INVOLVEMENT IN POLITICAL CANDIDACY AND OFFICEHOLDING

4-1.18 FACULTY AWARDS COMMITTEE

4-1.19 PROFESSOR EMERITUS

4-1.20 RETIRED FACULTY (With or Without Emeritus Designation)

4-1.21 ADOLPH L. DIAL ENDOWED AWARDS

4-1.22 TEACHING AWARDS

4-1.23 GENERAL PROCEDURES CONCERNING ALLOCATIONS FOR ACADEMIC COMPUTING

4-1.24 GENERAL PRINCIPLES CONCERNING ALLOCATIONS FOR ACADEMIC COMPUTING

 

4-2 SALARY, PAYROLL, AND BUSINESS INFORMATION

4-2.1 SALARY AND PAYROLL POLICIES

4-2.2 TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT/REGULATIONS

4-2.3 TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT CODING

4-2.4 VEHICLE AUTHORIZATION AND USE

4-2.5 AMERICAN EXPRESS CHARGE CARD PROGRAM

4-2.6 COLLECTION OF MONEY

 

4-3 MATTERS CONCERNING STUDENTS AND INSTRUCTION

4-3.1 CLASS SCHEDULES

4-3.2 CLASS ATTENDANCE (Undergraduate)

4-3.3 ACADEMIC ADVISEMENT

4-3.4 ORIENTATION TO COURSES

4-3.5 SYLLABI

4-3.6 UNIVERSITY BOOKSTORE

4-3.7 TEXTBOOK POLICY

4-3.8 FACULTY PUBLICATIONS POLICY

4-3.9 DESK COPY POLICY

4-3.10 OFFICE HOURS

4-3.11 TESTS, EXAMINATIONS, AND POSTING OF GRADES

4-3.12 GRADE CHANGES

4-3.13 UNDERGRADUATE GRADE APPEAL PROCESS

4-3.14 CLASSIFICATION OF STUDENTS

4-3.15 STUDENT COURSE LOAD

4-3.16 GRADING AND ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY

4-3.17 AUDITING

4-3.18 WITHDRAWAL FROM THE UNIVERSITY POLICY

4-3.19 REPETITION OF COURSES

4-3.20 QUALITY POINT AVERAGE AND SCHOLASTIC STANDING

4-3.21 MINIMUM SCHOLASTIC REQUIREMENTS

4-3.22 HONORS

4-3.23 HONORS COLLEGE

4-3.24 HONORS/CHANCELLOR'S LIST

4-3.25 TEACHER EDUCATION

4-3.26 STUDENT TEACHING

4-3.27 LICENSURE

4-3.28 GRADUATE COUNCIL

4-3.29 GENERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM CHANGES

4-3.30 STUDENT DISCIPLINE

4-3.31 ACADEMIC HONOR CODE

4-3.32 AIDS TASK FORCE (The University of North Carolina at Pembroke)

4-3.33 DRUG ABUSE EDUCATION AND PREVENTION POLICY

4-3.34 SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY

4-3.35 SEXUAL ASSAULT PHILOSOPHY

4-3.36 AMOROUS RELATIONSHIPS

4-3.37 COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES

4-3.38 STUDENT SERVICES

4-4 FACILITIES AND SERVICES FOR FACULTY

4-4.1 FACILITIES

4-4.2 INSTITUTIONAL SERVICES

4A FACULTY EVALUATION MODEL

4A-1 SECTION 1. GENERAL INFORMATION AND GUIDING PRINCIPLES

4A-2 SECTION 2. FACULTY EVALUATION: PRINCIPLES AND CRITERIA

4A-2.1 Areas of Faculty Evaluation

4A-2.2 Evaluation of Teaching

4A-2.3 Evaluation of Scholarship

4A-2.4 Evaluation of Service

 

4A-3 SECTION 3. PARTICIPANTS IN FACULTY EVALUATION: PRINCIPLES AND ROLES

4A-3.1 The Faculty Member Being Evaluated

4A-3.2 Students

4A-3.3 The Department Chair

4A-3.4 The Peer Evaluation Committee

4A-3.5 The Deans of Schools and Colleges

4A-3.6 The Promotion and Tenure Committee

4A-3.7 The Faculty Evaluation Review Subcommittee

4A-3.8 The Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

4A-3.9 The Chancellor

 

4A-4 SECTION 4. PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATING FACULTY: GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS

4A-4.1 Annual Evaluation

4A-4.2 Evaluation for Tenure and/or Promotion

4A-4.3 First and/or Second Year Evaluation for Contract Renewal and Advisory Evaluations

4A-4.4 Evaluation of Tenured Faculty (Post-Tenure Review)

 

4A-5 SECTION 5. OPTIONAL DEPARTMENTAL EVALUATION PLAN

 

4A-6 SECTION 6. PROCEDURES FOR ANNUAL EVALUATION

4A-6.1 Faculty Self-Evaluation Report

4A-6.2 Student Evaluations of Instruction

4A-6.3 Annual Chair's Evaluation Report

4A-6.4 Annual Dean's Evaluation Report

4A-6.5 Annual Provost's Evaluations Report

4A-6.6 Chancellor's Evaluation

 

4A-7 SECTION 7. PROCEDURES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR PROMOTION AND TENURE OF TENURE-TRACK FACULTY

4A-7.1 Notification and Scheduling of Tenure and Promotion Evaluations

4A-7.2 Responsibilities of the Faculty Member in Relation to Tenure and Promotion

4A-7.3 Responsibilities of Department Chairs in Relation to Tenure and Promotion Evaluations

4A-7.4 Responsibilities of the Peer Evaluation Committee

4A-7.5 Responsibilities of the Dean

4A-7.6 Responsibilities of the Promotion and Tenure Committee

4A-7.7 Responsibilities of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs in Relation to Promotion and Tenure

4A-7.8 Responsibilities of the Chancellor in Relation to Promotion and Tenure

 

4A-8 SECTION 8. PROCEDURES FOR FIRST- OR SECOND-YEAR CONTRACT RENEWAL AND FOR ADVISORY EVALUATIONS OF UNTENURED TENURE-TRACK FACULTY

4A-8.1 First-year Contract Renewal Evaluations

4A-8.2 Advisory Evaluations

 

4A-9 SECTION 9. PROCEDURES FOR SPECIAL EVALUATIONS OF NON-TENURE TRACK FACULTY

 

4A-10 SECTION 10. EVALUATION OF DEPARTMENT CHAIRS

4A-10.1 Annual Evaluations of Faculty Responsibilities

4A-10.2 Evaluation of Chair's Departmental Administrative Responsibilities

4A-10.3 Evaluations for Tenure and/or Promotion

4A-10.4 Probationary Evaluations; Advisory Evaluations

4A-10.5 Evaluation for Renewable Terms for Department Chairs

 

4A-11 EVALUATION OF TENURED FACULTY (POST-TENURE REVIEW

4A-11.1 General Background

4A-11.2 Principles and Criteria

4A-11.3 Principles Governing the Roles of Individuals and Groups

4A-11.4 Evaluation Procedures

4A-11.5 Forms Required for Cumulative Evaluation of Tenured Faculty

4A-11.6 Timetable for the Implementation of the Review Process

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FIGURES

Figure 4A.1 Format for Evaluation Reports

Figure 4A.2 Peer Evaluation Committee Nomination Form

Figure 4A.3 Tenure, Promotion, and Renewal Form

Figure 4A.4 Student Evaluation of Instruction Form

Figure 4A.5 Annual Merit Salary Increase Recommendation Form

Figure 4A.6 Standard Performance Rating Scale

Figure 4A.7 Department Chair Evaluation Form

Figure 4A.8 The University of North Carolina at Pembroke Post-Tenure Evaluation Recommendation Form

Figure 4A.9 Format for Dean's Report of First-Year Comprehensive Review

Figure 4A.10 Format for Dean's Recommendation for Annual Salary Increase

Figure 4A.11 Format for Dean's Report for Tenure/Promotion

Figure 4A.12 Format for Dean's Report for Post-Tenure Review

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Table 1 Typical Calendar of Events for Annual Evaluations

Table 2 Typical Calendar of Events for Tenure and/or Promotion

Table 3 Typical Calendar of Events for First- or Second-Year Review

Table 4 Typical Calendar of Events for Post-Tenure Review

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APPENDICES

APPENDIX A
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE FACULTY CONSTITUTION

  • ARTICLE I. GENERAL FACULTY
  • ARTICLE II. FACULTY SENATE
  • ARTICLE III. MEMBERSHIP AND ELECTIONS
  • ARTICLE IV. DUTIES OF SENATORS
  • ARTICLE V. OFFICERS
  • ARTICLE VI. COMMITTEES
  • ARTICLE VII. MEETINGS
  • ARTICLE VIII. RIGHT OF FACULTY APPEAL
  • ARTICLE IX. REVIEW OF THE CONSTITUTION, BY-LAWS, PROCEDURES
  • ARTICLE X. AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION

APPENDIX B
BY-LAWS FOR THE FACULTY SENATE

  • ARTICLE I. MEETINGS
  • ARTICLE II. RULES OF ORDER
  • ARTICLE III. ORDER OF BUSINESS
  • ARTICLE IV. PROPOSALS TO BE ACTED UPON BY THE SENATE
  • ARTICLE V. FUNCTION AND SCOPE OF OPERATIONS COMMITTEES
  • ARTICLE VI. FUNCTION AND SCOPE OF STANDING COMMITTEES, SUBCOMMITTEES, CONTINUING COMMITTEES AND OTHER COMMITTEES
  • ARTICLE VII. ELECTIONS OF DELEGATES TO THE FACULTY ASSEMBLY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA

APPENDIX C
2002-2003 FACULTY SENATE

  • SENATORS
  • Senate Committee
    • Student Affairs and Campus Life
  • Subcommittees of Senate Committees
    • Academic Support Services
    • Curriculum
    • Enrollment Management
    • General Education
    • Faculty Development and Welfare
    • Faculty Evaluation Review
  • Senate Operations Committee
    • Faculty Governance
  • Student Publications Board
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee
  • Faculty Hearing Committee
  • Faculty Grievance Committee
  • Faculty Awards Committee
  • UNC Faculty Assembly

APPENDIX D
CHARTER OF THE FACULTY ASSEMBLY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA

  • I. OBJECTIVES AND FUNCTIONS
  • II. ORGANIZATION AND RELATIONSHIPS
  • III. OPERATIONS
  • IV. RATIFICATION AND AMENDMENT OF THE CHARTER

BYLAWS OF THE FACULTY ASSEMBLY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA

  • I. Definition of Charter
  • II. Members of the Assembly
  • III. Officers
  • IV. Senate Executive Committee
  • V. Meetings
  • VI. Voting
  • VII. Elections
  • VIII. Executive Committee
  • IX. Duties of Officers
  • X. Committees
  • XI. Operations
  • XII. Reports
  • XIII. Attendance
  • XIV. Amendments

APPENDIX E
UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES

  • TEACHER EDUCATION COMMITTEE
  • GRADUATE COUNCIL
  • UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

APPENDIX F

APPENDIX G
CODE OF CONDUCT

APPENDIX H
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE DRUG POLICY

APPENDIX I
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINAPOLICY ON ILLEGAL DRUGS

APPENDIX J
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE ACADEMIC HONOR CODE

APPENDIX K
SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION PLAN

APPENDIX L
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE SMOKING POLICY

APPENDIX M
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATION SUMMARY OF SERVICES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

APPENDIX N
EXCERPT FROM THE CODE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA CONCERNING ACADEMIC FREEDOM AND TENURE

APPENDIX O
POLICY OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA CONCERNING IMPROPER RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN STUDENTS AND EMPLOYEES

APPENDIX P
PATENT AND COPYRIGHT POLICIES

APPENDIX Q
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE PERSONAL SAFETY AND MENTAL HEALTH POLICY

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