improved Faculty Handbook available online
and improved Faculty Handbook is available electronically at
is a revision of format and restructuring of content from the
1990 edition. The handbook remained unchanged, essentially,
from its original version dating back to December 1966.
many individuals and committees, including the academic freedom
and tenure committee, carried out major policy revisions, the
most important part of the faculty handbook.
of the Faculty Handbook have been grouped into seven main sections:
The University; Policy on Academic Freedom and Tenure; Faculty
Rules and Benefits; Teaching and Student Related Policies and
Information; Research; Branch Campuses; and Additional Policies
have been approved and changed over time. The new handbook is
primarily a reorganization and represents a change in its structure
and the way it will be used, said Harold Delaney, chair
of the committee on governance.