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1997-98 faculty handbook

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PREFACE AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

CALENDAR

1 INTRODUCTION

1-1 MISSION OF THE UNIVERSITY

HISTORY

1-2 ACCREDITATION AND MEMBERSHIP

2 ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

2-1 HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA

2-2 GENERAL ORGANIZATION

2-3 BOARD OF GOVERNORS

2-4 GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
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

2-7 OFFICE FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

DEPARTMENT CHAIRS

2-8 OFFICE FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS

2-9 OFFICE FOR BUSINESS AFFAIRS

2-10 OFFICE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND UNIVERSITY RELATIONS

2-11 FACULTY EVALUATION OF ADMINISTRATORS

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 POLICY STATEMENT ON EXTERNAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES OF FACULTY AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL STAFF

3-10.1 SECTION 1.UNIVERSITY POLICY

3-10.2 SECTION 2.DEFINITIONS

3-10.3 SECTION 3.PROCEDURES GOVERNING EXTERNAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY FOR PAY

3-10.4 NOTICE OF INTENT TO ENGAGE IN EXTERNAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR PAY

3-11 POLICY STATEMENT ON APPOINTMENT, REAPPOINTMENT, PROMOTION, AND TENURE OF PROFESSIONAL LIBRARIANS

3-12 POLICY FOR PROMOTION OF NONDOCTORAL FACULTY

3-13 TENURE AND PROMOTION CRITERIA

3-14 EXCERPT FROM THE CODE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA CONCERNING ACADEMIC FREEDOM AND TENURE

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

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

4-1.4LEAVES OF ABSENCE AND ABSENCES FROM CLASS

4-1.5 FACULTY GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE

      INITIAL PROCEDURES

      PROCEDURE FOR REVIEW

      PROCEDURE AFTER THE HEARING

4-1.6 RESIGNATIONS

4-1.7 TEACHING LOAD AND SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES

4-1.8 GRADUATE FACULTY STATUS

4-1.9 PART-TIME FACULTY POLICIES

4-1.10 OFFICE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION

4-1.11 FACULTY MEETINGS

4-1.12 UNIVERSITY CONVOCATIONS

4-1.13 ACADEMIC COUNCIL

4-1.14 UNIVERSITY POLICIES GOVERNING EMPLOYEE INVOLVEMENT IN POLITICAL CANDIDACY AND OFFICEHOLDING

4-1.15 UNIVERSITY AWARDS COMMITTEE

4-1.16 PROFESSOR EMERITUS

4-1.17 RETIRED FACULTY (With or Without Emeritus Designation)

4-1.18 ADOLPH L. DIAL ENDOWED AWARDS

4-1.19 TEACHING AWARDS

4-2 SALARY, PAYROLL, AND BUSINESS INFORMATION

4-2.1 SALARY AND PAYROLL POLICIES

4-2.2 TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT/REGULATIONS

4-2.3 VEHICLE AUTHORIZATION AND USE

4-2.4 TRAVEL RESERVATIONS

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 AND EXAMINATIONS

4-3.12 GRADE CHANGES

4-3.13 CLASSIFICATION OF STUDENTS

4-3.14 STUDENT COURSE LOAD

4-3.15 GRADING AND ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY

4-3.15a AUDITING

4-3.15b WITHDRAWAL FROM THE UNIVERSITY POLICY

4-3.15c REPETITION OF COURSES

4-3.16 QUALITY POINT AVERAGE AND SCHOLASTIC STANDING

4-3.17 MINIMUM SCHOLASTIC REQUIREMENTS

4-3.18 HONORS

4-3.19 CHANCELLOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM

4-3.20 HONORS/CHANCELLOR'S LIST

4-3.21 TEACHER EDUCATION

4-3.21a STUDENT TEACHING

4-3.21b LICENSURE

4-3.22 GRADUATE COUNCIL

4-3.23 GENERAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

4-3.24 STUDENT DISCIPLINE

4-3.25 ACADEMIC HONOR CODE

4-3.26 DRUG ABUSE EDUCATION AND PREVENTION POLICY

4-3.27 SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY

4-3.27a SEXUAL ASSAULT PHILOSOPHY

4-3.27b AMOROUS RELATIONSHIPS

4-3.28 COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES

4-3.29 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

    A. Principles and Definitions

    B. Criteria

      1. Classroom teaching effectiveness is evaluated in terms of six broad dimensions

      2. Auxiliary teaching activities

    C. Documentation

      1. Classroom teaching

      2. Auxiliary teaching activities

4A-2.3 Evaluation of Scholarship

    A. Principles and Definitions

      1. Scholarly research

      2. Scholarly publication

    B. Criteria

      1. Specialized criteria

      2. General criteria

    C. Documentation

4A-2.4 Evaluation of Service

    A. Principles and Definitions

      1. University service

      2. Professional service

      3. External and community service

    B. Criteria

      1. University service

      2. Professional service

      3. External and community service

    C. Documentation

      1. University service

      2. Professional service

      3. External and community 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 Promotion and Tenure Committee

4A-3.6 The Faculty Evaluation Review Committee

4A-3.7 The Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

4A-3.8 The Chancellor

4A-4 SECTION 4. THE FACULTY'S EVALUATION OF UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION

4A-5 SECTION 5. PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATING FACULTY: GENERALCONSIDERATIONS

4A-5.1 Annual Evaluation

4A-5.2 Evaluation for Tenure and/or Promotion

4A-5.3 First and/or Second Year Evaluation for Contract Renewal and Advisory Evaluations

4A-6 SECTION 6. OPTIONAL DEPARTMENTAL EVALUATION PLAN

4A-7 SECTION 7. PROCEDURES FOR ANNUAL EVALUATION

4A-7.1 Faculty Self-Evaluation Report

    A. Area Weights

      1. Allocation of area weights

      2. Adjustment of area weights

    B. Format of Faculty Self-Evaluation Report

4A-7.2 Student Evaluations of Instruction

    A. Policies for Student Evaluations

    B. Collection Procedures for Student Evaluations

    C. Schedule of Student Evaluations

    D. Preparation of Student Evaluation Reports

4A-7.3 Annual Chair's Evaluation Report

    A. Policies for Annual Chair's Evaluation Report

    B. Annual Merit Salary Increase Recommendation Form

4A-8 SECTION 8. PROCEDURES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR PROMOTION AND TENURE OF TENURE-TRACK FACULTY

4A-8.1 Notification and Scheduling of Tenure and Promotion Evaluations

4A-8.2 Responsibilities of the Faculty Member in Relation to Tenure and Promotion

    A. Forms and Documents Submitted by a Faculty Member

    B. Optional External Review

    C. Signing Evaluation Reports and Tenure, Promotion, and Renewal Forms; Optional Rebuttals

4A-8.3 Responsibilities of Department Chairs in Relation to Tenure and Promotion Evaluations

    A. Establishment of the Peer Evaluation Committee

    B. Chair's Evaluation Report for Tenure and Promotion Decisions

      1. Classroom Observations

      2. Summary Report of Student Evaluations

      3. Chair's Evaluation Report and Recommendation

    C. Discussion and Submission of Chair's Evaluation Report for Tenure and Promotion

4A-8.4 Responsibilities of the Peer Evaluation Committee

    A. The Committee Chair

    B. Classroom Observations

    C. Optional External Review

    D. The Decision Process of the Peer Evaluation Committee

    E. The Peer Evaluation Committee's Report

4A-8.5 Responsibilities of the Promotion and Tenure Committee

    A. The Decision Process of the Promotion and Tenure Committee

    B. Recommendation of the Promotion and Tenure Committee

    C. The Promotion and Tenure Committee's Report

4A-8.6 Responsibilities of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs in Relation to Promotion and Tenure

4A-8.7 Responsibilities of the Chancellor in Relation to Promotion and Tenure

4A-9 SECTION 9. PROCEDURES FOR FIRST OR SECOND YEAR CONTRACT RENEWAL AND FOR ADVISORY EVALUATIONS OF UNTENURED TENURE-TRACK FACULTY

4A-9.1 First-year Contract Renewal Evaluations

4A-9.2 Advisory Evaluations

4A-10 SECTION 10. PROCEDURES FOR SPECIAL EVALUATIONS OF NON-TENURE TRACK FACULTY

4A-11 SECTION 11. EVALUATION OF DEPARTMENT CHAIRS

4A-11.1 Annual Evaluations of Faculty Responsibilities

4A-11.2 Evaluation of Chair's Departmental Administrative Responsibilities

4A-11.3 Evaluations for Tenure and/or Promotion

4A-11.4 Probationary Evaluations; Advisory Evaluations

4A-11.5 Evaluation for Renewable Terms for Department Chairs

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

Table 1 Typical Calendar of Events for Annual Evaluations

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

Table 3 Calendar of Events for First or Second Year Review

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

      A. FACULTY SENATE

    ARTICLE VII. ELECTIONS OF DELEGATES TO THE FACULTY ASSEMBLY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA

APPENDIX C 1997 - 1998 FACULTY SENATE

SENATORS

    Committee on Promotion and Tenure

    Faculty Governance Committee

    Faculty Hearing Committee

    University Awards Committee

    Committee on Committees and Elections

    Subcommittee on Academic Support Services

    Subcommittee on Curriculum

    Subcommittee on Enrollment Management

    Subcommittee on Faculty Development and Welfare

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 ABUSE EDUCATION AND PREVENTION POLICY

APPENDIX I THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINAPOLICY ON ILLEGAL DRUGS

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

    SETTLEMENT OF A CHARGE OF ACADEMIC DISHONESTY

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 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

Updated: Thursday, May 4, 2006

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