Faculty and Unclassified Staff Handbook

Major updates since July 2000


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Admission and Academic Policy, Academic Regulations, Chapter 7

Advising, Changing Advisor/Major, revised 9/09, Chapter 2

Advising, Faculty Hours, revised 2/09, Chapter 2

Advising, Grade Reports, revised 7/07, revised 7/08, revised 4/13, Chapter 2

Alcohol, Service and Consumption of, on Campus, revised 7/06, revised 6/13, revised 5/14, Chapter 1

Animals in Research and Education, Care and Use of, new policy added 6/12, Chapter 4

Appointments, revised 4/10, Chapter 3

Blackboard Automated Course Creation Policy, new policy added 10/09, revised 7/11, revised 6/12, Chapter 2

Campus Facilities, Use of revised 7/06, revised 9/11, Chapter 1

Campus Posting Policy revised 7/06, revised 3/07, revised 10/10, Chapter 8

Cell Phone Policy, new policy added 7/11, Chapter 6

Change to Official Enrollment (Add/Withdrawal), revised 7/14, Chapter 7

Child Sexual Abuse Reporting, new policy added 2/12, Chapter 1

Commencement, revised 6/08, Chapter 4

Commitment of Time, Conflict of Interest, Consulting and Other Employment Policies of the Board of Regents, revised 6/13, Chapter 4

Computing Resources, Use of revised 7/06, revised 6/08, Chapter 1

Conflict of Interest and Conflict of Time Reporting Procedures, revised into Commitment of Time policy 7/2, Chapter 4

Credit Card Security, new policy added 6/09, Chapter 6

Crime Reporting, new policy added 7/09, Chapter 1

Criminal Background Checks for Employees, Policies and Procedures, new policy added 10/08, Chapter 1

Criminal Background Checks for Students Engaging in Clinicals, new policy added 7/06, name change 10/08, revised 6/11, Chapter 1

Deposit of Cash Receipts, Chapter 6

Discrimination and Harassment Complaint Procedure, replaced Protected Class and Sexual Harassment Grievance Procedure 9/11, Chapter 1

Drug-Free Workplace, policy revised 7/14, Chapter 4

Educational Travel, new policy added 1/07, Chapter 6

Electronically Stored Information, new policy added 6/08, Chapter 6

Employment of Non-U.S. Citizen, new policy added 11/06, revised 3/08, Chapter 1

Employee Enrollment in Courses, revised 1/07, Chapter 1

Equal Employment Opportunity Program, revised, name change from Affirmative Action 7/08, Notice of Accessibility revised 7/10, revised 10/11, Chapter 1

Export Controls, new policy added 2/14, Chapter 4

Extramural Funding, revised, name change from Policy on Research Incentives 10/08, Chapter 4

Faculty Approval Policy and Process, Chapter 3

Faculty Authored Textbooks, new policy added 6/07, Chapter 2

Faculty and Unclassified Staff handbook, revised 1/07, Chapter 1

Faculty Office Space, Provision and Use of , Chapter 4

Faculty Senate Bylaws, revised 1/07, revised 9/11, revised 6/13, revised 3/14, Chapter 2

FHSU Faculty Seeking Terminal Degrees, University Support of new policy added 1/07, Chapter 4

Fringe Benefits, revised 7/11, Chapter 6

Gifts and Hospitality for Unclassified State Employees, Chapter 4

Gifts, Prizes, Awards and Promotional Items Purchased, new policy added 7/11, Chapter 6

Graduate School Academic Appeals, new policy added 11/08, Chapter 7

Harassment Policy, policy revised 9/11, Chapter 1

Hazing Policy, new policy added 7/06, Chapter 7

Holiday Observations, policy revised 11/08, Chapter 4

Identity Theft Prevention Program, new policy added 7/09, Chapter 1

Individual Financial Conflict of Interest, new policy added 7/13, Chapter 4

Instructional Procedures-Class Schedule Policy, Examinations, revised 1/07, Chapter 2

Instructional Procedures-Class Schedule Policy, Class Record Book, Grades, revised 7/07, revised 7/11, revised 8/11, revised 4/13, Chapter 2

Instructional Procedures-Transfer of Pass/No Credit Grades, new policy section added 1/14, Chapter 2

Key System Policy and Procedure, revised 1/07, revised 1/13, Chapter 6

Language Competency, revised 12/08, revised 9/13, Chapter 3

Leaves, revised 3/07, revised 7/10, Fulbright Leaves added 6/09, Chapter 5

Memorial Union, revised 10/07, revised 7/11, Chapter 7

Meningitis Policy, new policy added 7/06, Chapter 7

Missing Students Policy, new policy added 6/09, Chapter 7

Mobile Computing Security Policy, new policy added 4/07, Chapter 1

NACUBO Code of Ethics, policy added 3/07, Chapter 6

Nepotism (formerly Employment of Relatives/Conflict of Interest), revised 12/12, Chapter 1

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Notice of Accessibility and Equal Employment Opportunity (Formerly Affirmative Action) Program, revised, name change from Equal Employment Opportunity Program 10/11, revised 6/14, Chapter 1

Offices and Assigned Space, Personalization and Modifications of, revised 12/11, Chapter 6

Official Hospitality, revised 1/07, revised 6/12, Chapter 1

Official Travel, revised 11/06, revised 1/07, Chapter 6

Operating Paper for the Graduate School, revised 1/07, revised 6/10, Chapter 2

Overload/Replacement/Part-Time Adjunct/Professional Unclassified Staff, name changed and policy revised 1/14, Chapter 3

Participant Support, new policy added 7/13, Chapter 4

Pass/No Credit Policy, revised 7/14, Chapter 2

Retirement, Phased Retirement, policy added to 7/11, Chapter 5

Policy Development and Publication, University, new policy added 4/11, Chapter 1

Policy, Criteria, and Procedures for Determining Annual Merit, Promotion, and Tenure Recommendations, Part II: Duties and Criteria, B2, revised 7/08 Chapter 3

Policy, Criteria, and Procedures for Determining Annual Merit, Promotion, and Tenure Recommendations, Part III: Annual Merit, revised 7/12 Chapter 3

 Policy, Criteria, and Procedures for Determining Annual Merit, Promotion, and Tenure Recommendations, Part V: Tenure, A3 (General Policy on Notification Procedure), revised 6/07 Chapter 3

Policy, Criteria, and Procedures for Determining Annual Merit, Promotion, and Tenure Recommendations, Part V: Tenure, H1, revised 6/09 Chapter 3

Policy on Research Incentives, Chapter 4

Policy Guidelines for the Establishment of Endowed and Named Faculty Appointment, Chapter 3

Political Activity of Faculty, revised 6/13, Chapter 1

Political Activity by State Employees, revised 2/13, Chapter 4

Possession, Use and Storage of Firearms and Weapons on Campus, new policy added 11/06, revised 10/08, Chapter 1

Postage, revised 7/13, Chapter 6

Posthumous Degrees, new policy added 6/07, Chapter 1

Printing Services, updated 7/10, Chapter 6

Procedures for Approval of New Courses and Programs, Chapter 2

Program Discontinuance of Undergraduate Programs, updated 1/08, Chapter 2

Program Specialist, Position Descriptions, revised 1/07, Chapter 3

Proposal Preparation and Submission Guidelines for Sponsored Projects, new policy added 4/12, Chapter 4

Purchasing Procedures, revised 7/12, Chapter 6

Regents Distinguished Professorship, revised 6/13, Chapter 4

Resignations, Exit Interview, revised 1/07, Chapter 5

Retirement, revised 4/07, Revised 7/09, revised 7/11, Chapter 5

Safeguarding Student Financial Information, policy added 3/07, Chapter 7

Safety, Workplace and Campus, new policy added 6/09, Chapter 1

Salaries, Overload / Replacement / Part-Time Adjunct / Professional Unclassified Staff, policy revised, Chapter 3

Skateboards, Skates and Bicycles, Chapter 1

Statement on Degree Completion Monies, Chapter 4

Standing Rules and Bylaws of the Faculty Senate, Chapter 2

Student Grievances and Complaints, new policy added 7/13, Chapter 7

Study Abroad, Faculty-Led, new policy added 7/11, Chapter 2

Summer Session Purpose, Expectations, Policies, and Procedures revised 7/06, Chapter 3

Terminal Degree Requirements, revised 12/07, revised 7/08, revised 7/09, revised 7/10, revised 7/11, revised 12/11, revised 10/12, revised 10/13, revised 7/;14, Chapter 4

Timely Warnings to the University Community, new policy added 6/09, Chapter 1

Tobacco Usage Policy, revised 6/08, revised 9/10, revised 1/12, revised 5/14, Chapter 1

Transfer Credit Policies and Procedures, new section added 7/10, revised 6/13, Chapter 2

Travel and Subsistence Allowance for Candidates Interviewed, revised 7/13, Chapter 3

Tuition Assistance Program for Employees, Spouses and Dependents, policy added 1/07, revised 6/13, Chapter 1

Unclassified Contract Policy, revised 7/04, Chapter 3

Unclassified Professional Staff, Chapter 3

Unclassified Professional Staff Furloughs or Pay Reductions, New Policy added 6/09, Chapter 3

Visitor Parking, revised 6/13, Chapter 6

Website Advertising new policy added 7/06, Chapter 1