Faculty Handbook

Academic Freedom

  1. Academic Freedom
    1. CBA Article 7, section 1
  2. Professional Ethics
    1. BOT Policy 5.32 Ethics
    2. BOT Policy 2.13 Misconduct in Scientific and Scholarly Research
    3. CBA Article 7, section 2
  3. Policy on News Releases
    1. BOT Policy 5.11 Media Information
  4. Personnel Files
    1. CBA Article 6, section 5

Contracts

  1. New Appointments
    1. CBA Article 9, sections 3-6
    2. CBA Article 22, sections 1-5
    3. Faculty Workload
      1. BOT Policy 2.11 Faculty Workload
  1. CBA Article 11, sections 1-13
  2. CBA Article 17, section 6
  3. Overload
    1. CBA Article 17, section 5
    2. Summer and Intersession Employment
      1. CBA Article 17, section 7
      2. Faculty Rank, Promotion and Tenure
        1. BOT Policy 2.15 University Promotion and Tenure System
  1. Tenure

General Information

  1. CBA Article 9, sections 1-2
  2. CBA Article 13, section 1

Tenure Application Process and Timeline

  1. CBA Article 13, sections 2-3

Pre-Tenure Reviews

  1. CBA Article 13, section 4A-4D

Post-Tenure Review

  1. CBA Article 13, section 4E
  2. Promotion

General Information

  1. CBA Article 14, sections 1A-1B

Eligibility for Promotion

  1. CBA Article 14, section 2

Criteria For Promotion

  1. CBA Article 14, sections 1C-1G
  2. Departmental Promotion Criteria
    1. http://www.shawnee.edu/off/prov/templates.html

Application Procedure

  1. CBA Article 14, section 3-7

v. Timeline for Promotion

  1. CBA Article 14, section 8

vSalary Increases for Promotion

  1. CBA Article 17, section 2
  2. CBA Article 17, section 2
  3. Leaves of Absence
    1. Sick Leave

CBA Article 19, sections 1A, 2A and 2B

  1. Personal Leave

CBA Article 19, section 1B

  1. Jury Duty or Court Summons

CBA Article 19, section 1C

  1. Family Leave and Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

CBA Article 19 sections 1D and 2A

  1. Military Leave

CBA Article 19, sections 1E and 2D

  1. Professional Leave

CBA Article 19, sections 1F and 2C

  1. Sabbatical

CBA Article 19, section 1G

  1. Faculty Resignation, Retirement, and Emeritus Status
    1. CBA Article 9, section 8
    2. BOT policy 5.18 Emeritus Faculty

http://www.shawnee.edu/gov/bot/pol/pdf/518%20Emeritus%20Faculty%209%2011.pdf

  1. Discrimination and Harassment
    1. BOT Policy 5.01 Non-Discrimination

http://www.shawnee.edu/gov/bot/pol/pdf/503[1].pdf

  1. BOT Policy 5.03 Unlawful and Prohibited Discrimination and Harassment

http://www.shawnee.edu/gov/bot/pol/pdf/503[1].pdf

  1. CBA article 9, section 6
  2. CBA Article 10, section 1B1b
  3. Consensual and Familial Relationships in the Instructional Setting
    1. BOT POLICY NEEDED

FACULTY GRIEVANCES

  1. Grievance Procedures
    1. CBA Article 15, sections 1-8

TEACHING

  1. General
    1. Syllabus

CBA Article 11, section 8B

  1. Office Hours

CBA Article 11, section 5

  1. Academic Advising

CBA Article 11, section 6

  1. Classroom Privacy

BOT POLICY NEEDED

  1. Texts (including common text usage)

BOT POLICY NEEDED

  1. Retention of Student Academic Records

BOT POLICY NEEDED

  1. Instructional Evaluations
    1. Student Evaluation of Instruction

CBA Article 12, sections 2-3

  1. In-Class Evaluations of Instruction

CBA Article 12, section 4

  1. Class Attendance
    1. Instructor Absences

CBA Article 19, section 1A7-1A13

Medical and Vacation Leave Form

  1. http://www.shawnee.edu/off/pr/forms/Request-for-leave-template.dot
  2. Class Attendance Reporting

CBA Article 11, section 8D

  1. Student Progress Report

CBA Article 11, section 8E

  1. Departure from Regular Class Schedule

CBA Article 11, section 9

  1. Student Excused Absence Policy

http://www.shawnee.edu/acad/absence-policies.html

  1. Final Exams and Grading
    1. Final Exam Schedule (Do we have an educational policy on this?)

http://www.shawnee.edu/off/reg/courses.html

  1. Change of Grade Procedure

Need something here

  1. Grade Appeals Procedure

http://www.shawnee.edu/acad/academic-concerns.html

CBA Article 10

  1. Incomplete Policy

http://www.shawnee.edu/off/reg/PDF/Application%20for%20Incomplete%20Grade.pdf

  1. Academic Misconduct

Student Code of Conduct Section VII

  1. http://www.shawnee.edu/pub/sah/CodeOfConduct.pdf
  2. Supplemental Activities
    1. Team Teaching

CBA Article 11, section 8A

  1. Off-Campus Classes

CBA Article 11, section 12

  1. Course Credit by Arrangement

CBA Article 11, section 2B11

Course Credit by Arrangement Procedures and Form

  1. http://www.shawnee.edu/off/reg/PDF/Course%20Credit%20by%20Arrangement.pdf
  2. Guest Lecturers

BOT Policy 2.02 Guest Lecturers

  1. http://www.shawnee.edu/gov/bot/pol/pdf/202[1].pdf
  2. Field Trips

BOT Policy 2.03 Field Trips

  1. http://www.shawnee.edu/gov/bot/pol/pdf/203%20Rev%207%2010%2009.pdf

BOT Policy 4.76 Motor Vehicle Procedures

  1. http://www.shawnee.edu/gov/bot/pol/pdf/476.pdf
  2. Distance Learning
    1. CBA Article 20
    2. Are there any internal procedures from Distance Learning Committee?
    3. Graduate Teaching
      1. CBA Article 11, section 3
      2. Graduate Manual

http://www.shawnee.edu/off/grad/files/Graduate_Programs_Manual_%20as_Revised_and_Approved_3-3-11.pdf

  1. Awards
    1. Distinguished Teaching Award - Need Policy/Procedure
    2. College Teaching Award(s) - Do these still exist?

Service

  1. General
    1. CBA Article 11, Section 7
    2. Course Reduction for Significant Service
      1. CBA Article 11, Section 4
      2. Do we have a list of these? Would be nice as a policy.

Scholarship

  1. Travel Expenses
    1. Faculty Enrichment Funds

CBA Article 18, section 5

  1. Dean's Research Travel Funds?
  2. Departmental Travel Funds??
  3. Course Reduction for Significant Scholarship
    1. CBA Article 11, section 4
    2. Grants
      1. Internal Grants

SSRE

Any others??

  1. External Grants

Procedures for Grant Writing Activities

  1. BOT Policy 5.13 Grants Application, Approval and Management
    1. Support for Grant Writing??
  1. Human Subjects Research
    1. BOT Policy 5.25 Research Involving Human Subjects
  1. Institutional Review Board

Application Form and Review Procedures

  1. http://www.shawnee.edu/com/irb/application.html

NIH Human Subjects Research Training

  1. http://www.shawnee.edu/com/irb/nih-training.html
  2. Research Involving Non-Human Animals
    1. Animal Care and Use Committee - Need something here, do we have a BOT policy?
    2. Intellectual Property
      1. General

BOT Policy 2.01 Administration of Inventions, Discoveries, and Patents

  1. http://www.shawnee.edu/gov/bot/pol/pdf/210[1].pdf

CBA Article 23

  1. Faculty Participation in Production of Educational Materials

Distance Learning Materials

  1. CBA Article 20, section 3A-3C

Printed and Published Materials

  1. BOT Policy 5.12 Guidelines for Printing and Publication - Note this policy needs serious updating

FACULTY ORGANIZATIONS AND GOVERNANCE

  1. University Faculty Senate (UFS)
    1. UFS Constitution

http://www.shawnee.edu/gov/ufs/constitution.html

  1. Standing and Ad Hoc Committees of the UFS

http://www.shawnee.edu/gov/ufs/UFS_committees.html

  1. Graduate Council
    1. http://www.shawnee.edu/off/grad/graduate_council.html
    2. Governance Committees
      1. Continuous Improvement and Mission Committee

http://www.shawnee.edu/com/cont_improvement/index.html

  1. Enrollment Management and Student Life Committee

http://www.shawnee.edu/com/em/index.html

  1. Resource Committee

http://www.shawnee.edu/com/resource/index.html

  1. Shawnee Educational Association (SEA)
    1. General Info
    2. Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)

http://www.shawnee.edu/gov/cba/CBA%20_2012-2015.pdf

  1. Appointment and Evaluation of Departmental Administrators
    1. Department Chairpersons

CBA Article 16, section 3

  1. Program Leaders

CBA Article 16, section 4

  1. Program Coordinators

CBA Article 16, section 5

  1. Directors

CBA Article 16, section 6

  1. Appointment and Evaluation of Deans and Executive Officers
    1. Need Something Here

Benefits

  1. Health Insurance
    1. CBA Article 18, section 2A-2C
    2. CBA Article 18, section 4
    3. Life Insurance
      1. CBA Article 18, section 2E
      2. Domestic Partner Benefits
        1. CBA Article 18, section 2F
        2. Flexible Spending Account
          1. CBA Article 18, section 3
          2. Sick Leave Policy - Retirement Benefit
            1. CBA Article 19, section 1A14
            2. Retirement
              1. CBA Article 18, sections 1 & 7
              2. 12-Month Pay Option
                1. ???????
                2. Educational Benefits
                  1. Off-Campus Tuition Reimbursement for Faculty

CBA Article 18, section 5B

  1. On-Campus Tuition Reimbursement for Faculty and Dependents

CBA Article 18, section 6

  1. Athletic Center/Natatorium
    1. CBA Article 18, section 8
    2. Discounted use of Children's Learning Center
      1. CBA Article 18, section 9
      2. Faculty Parking Privileges
        1. BOT Policy 5.28 Parking
  1. BOT Policy 4.42 Parking Gate Keys
  1. Computer and Network Use Policy
    1. BOT Policy 5.30 Campus Computer Use and Network Policy
  1. UIS Policy Conditions for Use of Campus Computing Resources
  1. Sabbatical
    1. CBA Article 19, section 1G
    2. BOT Policy 2.04 Faculty Development Program: Tuition Reimbursement and Paid Leaves

Faculty Handbook

Contact Information

Shawnee State University
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

(740) 351-4778
1-800-959-2778

info@shawnee.edu

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