Faculty Handbook Committee

Charge

The charge of the Faculty Handbook Committee shall be to (a) review the Faculty Handbook, (b) accept and consider suggestions for changes, and (c) recommend any revisions, modifications or amendments in writing to the president of the Faculty Senate and to the Office of the Provost. The committee shall meet in the month of September each year, and may meet at such other times as the provost or chair of the committee may determine. Each member shall be provided with reasonable advance written notice of the date, time and place of each meeting, and be provided with drafts of any proposed changes for consideration at the meeting. Any proposed revisions or amendments to this Faculty Handbook shall be voted upon by the committee. Such revisions or recommendations shall be forwarded to the Faculty Senate for its review and recommendations. The revisions and the advice of the Faculty Senate on such revisions shall then be forwarded to the president of the university. Suggestions for the improvement of the Faculty Handbook shall be made in writing and directed to the Office of the Provost, the chair of the Faculty Handbook Committee or to the Faculty Senate president.

Membership

The committee shall be composed of
(i) the provost (or an associate provost with academic tenure designated by the provost),
(ii) the immediate past president of the Faculty Senate who will serve as chair, and
(iii) one tenured faculty member, senior lecturer, or senior clinical/laboratory instructor from each academic college of the university selected by the full-time continuing faculty from such college, and to serve for a three-year term and
(iv) one tenured faculty member, senior lecturer, or senior clinical/laboratory instructor who is not affiliated with any of the university’s academic colleges, to serve for a three-year term, selected by the full-time continuing unaffiliated faculty members.
No more than three members can be untenured. The current president of the Faculty Senate, the vice president for finance and administration, the associate vice president for human resources and risk management, and the general counsel of the university shall also be members of the Faculty Handbook Committee but shall not have a vote.

Members

Member Term Title
Kaye McKinzie 2018 Immediate Past President of Faculty Senate, Chair
Michael Hargis Permanent Interim Provost
Alicia Cotabish 2019 College of Education
Ellen Stengel 2018 College of Fine Arts and Communications
Kim Eskola 2020  College of Health and Behavior Sciences
Michael Shaefer 2020 College of Liberal Arts
Pat Cantrell 2019 College of Business
Charles Watson 2020 College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Amber Wilson 2018 Unaffiliated
Taine Duncan 2018 President of Faculty Senate, (Ex-Officio, non-voting)
Diane Newton Permanent Vice-President for Finance and Administration (Ex-Officio, non-voting)
Graham Gillis Permanent Associate Vice-President for Human Resources & Risk Management (Ex-Officio, non-voting)
Warren Readnour  Permanent General Counsel (Ex-Officio, non-voting)


Faculty Handbook, May 2017

Meetings

As needed (often weekly in the Fall semester) during the academic year. Beginning Spring 2018, the Handbook Committee, has elected to meet Wednesdays at 2 PM when called.

Reports to

President

Minutes

Minutes, November 3, 2017
Minutes, October 27, 2017
Minutes, October 13, 2017
Minutes, October 6, 2017
Minutes, September 29, 2017
Minutes, September 22, 2017
AY 2017-2018
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Minutes, February 24, 2017
Minutes, February 3, 2017
Minutes, January 27, 2017
Minutes, November 11, 2016
Minutes, November 4, 2016
Minutes, September 30, 2016
Minutes, September 23, 2016
AY 2016-2017
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Minutes, March 4, 2016
Minutes, February 19, 2016
Minutes, February 5, 2016
AY 2015-2016
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March 7, 2015 Proposed Handbook Revisions for Faculty Senate
Minutes, February 20, 2015
Minutes, February 6, 2015
Minutes, January 30, 2015
Minutes, January 23, 2015
Minutes, November 7, 2014
AY 2014-2015
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Minutes, March 14, 2014
Minutes, March 7, 2014
Minutes, February 21, 2014
Minutes February 14, 2014
Minutes February 14, 2014
Minutes, January 31, 2014
Minutes, January 24, 2014
Minutes, January 17, 2014
Minutes, January 10, 2014
Minutes, November 15, 2013
Minutes, October 25, 2013
Minutes, October 11, 2013
Minutes, October 4, 2013
Minutes, September 27, 2013
Minutes, September 20, 2013
Minutes, September 13, 2013
Minutes, September 6, 2013
AY 2013-2014
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Minutes, April 5, 2013
Minutes, March 29, 2013
Minutes, March 15, 2013
Minutes, March 8, 2013
Minutes, March 1, 2013
Minutes, February 22, 2013
Minutes, February 8, 2013
Minutes, February 1, 2013
Minutes, January 25, 2013
Minutes, January 18, 2013
Minutes, January 8, 2013
Minutes, November 30, 2012
Minutes, October 19, 2012
Minutes September 28, 2012
Minutes September 14, 2012
AY 2012-2013
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Minutes April 23, 2012
Minutes November 2, 2012
Minutes, April 9, 2012
Minutes, March 26, 2012
Minutes, March 12, 2012
Minutes, February 27, 2012
Minutes, January 30, 2012
Minutes, January 23, 2012
Minutes, December 12, 2011
Minutes, December 2, 2011
Minutes, November 11, 2011
Minutes, October 28, 2011
Minutes, October 14, 2011
Minutes, September 23, 2011
AY 2011-2012
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Minutes, December 3, 2010
Minutes, November 19, 2010
Minutes, November 12, 2010
Minutes, October 15, 2010Chart of Faculty Appointments
Minutes, October 1, 2010
Minutes, September 17, 2010