COBE Faculty Handbook


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Dean's Message
    2. COBE Mission Statement
    3. COBE Vision Statement
    4. Organizational Chart
    5. Strategic Plan
    6. COBE Committee Charges
    7. Academic Dean's Responsibilities
    8. Department Chair's Responsibilities
    9. Degree Programs
    10. Affirmative Action Policy
      1. Guidelines Regarding Services for Persons with Disabilities
  2. Policies and Procedures
    1. Administrative
      1. Communications
        1. Lotus Notes
        2. Computing Resources
        3. University Software Center
        4. Copier
        5. Telecommunications
          1. Usage Policies
            1. Long Distance Calls
            2. Faxes
        6. Instructional Technology
          1. Blackboard Website
          2. CTELT Services
          3. Library Services
          4. Printing Service
          5. Media Equipment Checkout
          6. Facilities Usage
            1. Scheduling Classrooms
            2. Scheduling Labs
            3. Scheduling Conference Rooms
            4. Scheduling Rooms at the Union
        7. University Bookstore
      2. Human Resources
        1. AAUP-FHSU Memorandum of Agreement
        2. Personal Services
        3. Sick Leave
        4. Holidays
      3. Training
        1. CTELT Training Workshops
        2. CTC Training Workshops
      4. Travel
        1. General Information
        2. Travel Arrangements
        3. Travel Reimbursement
        4. State Car Usage
        5. Rental Car Usage
      5. Food Service
    2. General Policies
      1. Drug Free Workplace
      2. Non-Discrimination
      3. Sexual Harassment
      4. Bomb Threat
      5. Fire
      6. Lost and Found
      7. Parking and Traffic Regulations
      8. Office Keys
      9. Tobacco Usage
  3. Faculty
    1. Guidelines for Faculty Development and Evaluation
      1. Guidelines for Economics and Finance Department
      2. Guidelines for Management and Marketing Department
    2. Faculty Qualifications and Intellectual Contributions
    3. Definitions of Participation and Supporting Faculty
    4. Membership in the Graduate Faculty
    5. Digital Measures
    6. Faculty Personnel Files
    7. Outside Employment/Consulting
  4. Faculty Workload
    1. Instruction
    2. Scholarly Activity
    3. Service
    4. Advising
    5. Office Hours
    6. Reassigned Time
  5. Faculty Development Process
    1. Recruitment and Hiring
      1. Search Process Notes
    2. Faculty Orientation
    3. Research Seminars
    4. Sabbatical Guidelines
  6. Faculty Resource Support
    1. Academic Services
      1. Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning Technology (CTELT)
      2. Forsyth Library
    2. Summer Research Funds
    3. University Faculty Development Funds
    4. Grant and Grant Writing Support
    5. Graduate Assistants
  7. Instructional Procedures
    1. Academic Calendar
    2. Book Orders
    3. Class Attendance
    4. Class Time Changes
    5. Class Cancellation Policy
      1. Weather Conditions Affecting Classes
      2. Absence of Faculty Member
    6. Grades
      1. Grade Reporting
      2. Changing Grades
      3. Incompletes
        1. Assigning an Incomplete
        2. Removing an Incomplete
      4. Posting Student Grades
      5. Grade Appeal Policy
    7. Class Rosters
    8. Course Syllabus
    9. Final Exams
    10. Add Policy
    11. Withdrawal Policy
    12. Independent Studies
    13. Internships
    14. Student Evaluations
  8. Advisory Boards
    1. COBE Dean's Executive Advisory Council (DEAC)
    2. COBE Student Advisory Council
  9. COBL Outreach
    1. Management Development Center
    2. Center for Economic Education
    3. Small Business Development Center
    4. Service-Learning
  10. Student Organizations
    1. Accounting Club
    2. Advanced Technology
    3. Alpha Kappa Psi
    4. Collegiate DECA
    5. Finance Club
      1. Financial Management Association
      2. Financial Planning Association
      3. Tiger Financial Advisors
    6. Marketing/Management Club
    7. Omicron Delta Kappa
    8. Tiger Investment Group