COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES FACULTY HANDBOOK
TWELFTH EDITION

TABLE OF CONTENTS


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PART I: INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL

PREFACE

SECTION 1: FACULTY HANDBOOK ORGANIZATION ………………………..….………….
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SECTION 2: CSM ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE …………………………………………
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PART II: EMPLOYMENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

SECTION 3: HANDBOOK MODIFICATION PROCESS ……………………………….….….
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Subsection 3.1: Role of The Handbook Committee ……………………….…….………..
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Subsection 3.2: Role of The Faculty Senate ………………………………….….………….
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Subsection 3.3: Role of The Administrative Faculty Council ……………………………
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Subsection 3.4: Conciliation Committee ………………………………………….…….……
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Paragraph 3.4.1: Status, Role and Membership …………………………………………………………
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Paragraph 3.4.2: Operating Procedure ……………………………………………………………….…….
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Subsection 3.5: Board Approval Process ……………………………………………….…...
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Subsection 3.6: Reporting Policy Violations and Procedural Non-Compliance ……… 3-2

SECTION 4: APPOINTMENT ………………………………………………………………..……
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Subsection 4.1: Faculty Ranks and Titles ……………………………….………………...…
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Paragraph 4.1.1: Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty Appointments ……………………….…..
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Professor, Associate Professor, and Assistant Professor Ranks

Paragraph 4.1.2: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Appointments ………..…..............................
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Subparagraph A: Teaching Professor, Teaching Assistant Professor and Teaching


Professor Ranks

Subparagraph B: Professor of Practice

Subparagraph C: Adjunct Titles

Subparagraph D: Visiting Titles

Subparagraph E: Research Titles

Item 1: Visiting Scholar

Item 2: Postdoctoral Fellow

Item 3: Research Associate

Item 4: Research Support

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Item 5: Research Professor, Associate Research Professor and Assistant


Research Professor

Item 6: Affiliate Faculty

Item 7: External Joint Appointee

Subparagraph F: Librarian Title

Paragraph 4.1.3: Named Faculty Appointments ………………………………….……………………... 4-4

Subparagraph A: Distinguished Endowed Chair

Subparagraph B: Endowed Chair

Subparagraph C: Endowed Professorship

Subparagraph D: Developmental Professorship

Subparagraph E: Teacher-Scholar

Paragraph 4.1.4: Transitional Faculty Appointments …..…….…...……..…….…...……..…….…. 4-5

Paragraph 4.1.5: Emeritus Faculty Appointments ………………………….……………………………
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Subparagraph A: Emeritus Title

Subparagraph B: University Emeritus Title

Paragraph 4.1.6: Administrative Faculty Appointments ……………………………….……….…...
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Paragraph 4.1.7: Athletics Faculty Appointments ………………………………………….………....
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Paragraph 4.1.8: Non-remuneration Appointments ………………………………………….……….... 4-6

Paragraph 4.1.9: Special Appointments and Titles ………………………………….………….…...…
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Subparagraph A: Trustees Professorship

Subparagraph B: Honorary Titles

Subparagraph C: Mines Presidential Faculty Fel ow

Subparagraph D: University Librarian

Subsection 4.2: Graduate Faculty Status ……………………………………………………
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Paragraph 4.2.1: Qualifications of Graduate Faculty ……………………………………………….……… 4-7

Paragraph 4.2.2: Criteria for Appointment to the Graduate Faculty ………………………………… 4-7

Paragraph 4.2.3: Procedures for Appointment to Graduate Faculty Status ………………………. 4-8

Subsection 4.3: Minimum Qualifications for Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty
Ranks …………………………………………………………………………….
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Paragraph 4.3.1: Assistant Professor ……………………………………………….……………….….….
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Paragraph 4.3.2: Associate Professor …………………………………………………………….….….…
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Paragraph 4.3.3: Professor …………………………………………………………………………….……...
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Subsection 4.4: Minimum Qualifications for Non-Tenure Track Instructional




Faculty Titles …………...……...………………………………………………
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Paragraph 4.4.1: Teaching Assistant Professor…………………………………………………………..
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Paragraph 4.4.2: Teaching Associate Professor…………………………………………..……..…….…
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Paragraph 4.4.3: Teaching Professor………………………………………….………………….………..…
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Paragraph 4.4.4: Professor of Practice........................................................................... 4-9

Paragraph 4.4.5: Adjunct Faculty …………………………………..……………………………………….…
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Subsection 4.5: Minimum Qualifications for Research Faculty Ranks ………...……... 4-9

Paragraph 4.5.1: Research Associate …………………………………………………………………….….
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Paragraph 4.5.2: Research Assistant Professor ………………………………………………………….
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Paragraph 4.5.3: Research Associate Professor …………………………………………………………
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Paragraph 4.5.4: Research Professor ………………………………………………………………...…….
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Paragraph 4.5.5: Research Support ………………………………………………………………...…….
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Paragraph 4.5.6: Affiliate Faculty……………………………………………………………………………….
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Paragraph 4.5.7: External Joint Appointment………………………………………………………………
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Subsection 4.6: Minimum Qualifications for Library Faculty Ranks …………………… 4-10

Paragraph 4.6.1: Assistant Librarian …………………………………………………….…………………… 4-10

Paragraph 4.6.2: Associate Librarian ………………………………………………………………….…….. 4-10

Paragraph 4.6.3: Librarian ……………………………………………………………………………..…….…
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Subsection 4.7: Minimum Qualifications for Administrative Faculty ………..….…….
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Subsection 4.8: Faculty Appointment Process …………………..………….……………...
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Paragraph 4.8.1: General Outline of Faculty Appointment Process …………………………..….
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Subparagraph A: Tenured Faculty, Tenure-Track Faculty, and Library Faculty

Subparagraph B: Professor of Practice

Subparagraph C: Adjunct Faculty and Visiting Faculty

Subparagraph D: Research Titles

Subparagraph E: Instructional Faculty

Subparagraph F: Administrative Faculty

Subparagraph G: Athletics Faculty

Subparagraph H: Temporary Faculty

Paragraph 4.8.2: Locus of Appointment …………………………………………………………..…….…
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Paragraph 4.8.3: Joint Appointments ………………………………………………………………….…….
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Paragraph 4.8.4: Change of Locus of Appointment ……………………………………………………..
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Subsection 4.9: Probationary Appointments …………………………………..……..…….. 4-17

Subsection 4.10: Faculty Employment Contract and Offer Letter Process..…..….……… 4-18

Paragraph 4.10.1: Employment Contract Form List …………………………………..……..…….….. 4-18


Subparagraph A: Faculty Employment Contracts

Subparagraph B: PERA Retiree Employment Contracts

Subparagraph C: Additional Appointment Addenda

Subparagraph D: Extra Duties Contracts

Paragraph 4.10.2: General Employment Procedure ……..…….…...……..…….…...……..….…...
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Paragraph 4.10.3: Employment Contract Period or Term of Appointment ……..…….…...……. 4-18


Subparagraph A: Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty


Subparagraph B: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty and Research Faculty


Subparagraph C: Administrative Faculty

SECTION 5: RIGHTS, PRIVILEGES AND BENEFITS ………………………………….…….. 5-1

Subsection 5.1: Academic Freedom ………………………………………………………….… 5-1

Subsection 5.2: Eligibility for Benefits ……………………………………………………….… 5-1

Subsection 5.3: Enrollment in CSM Courses …………………………………………….…… 5-1

Paragraph 5.3.1: Degree Candidates …………………………………………………………………..……. 5-1

Paragraph 5.3.2: Tuition-Free Courses for Credit …………………………………….………...………. 5-1

Paragraph 5.3.3: Tuition-Free Courses for No Credit …………………………………………..……... 5-2

Subsection 5.4: Leave Benefits …………………………………………………………….…..
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Paragraph 5.4.1: Sabbatical Leave ………………………………………………………………….…….…
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Paragraph 5.4.2: Unpaid Leave …………………………………………………………….………………...
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Paragraph 5.4.3: Annual Leave ………………………………………………………………………..….….
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Paragraph 5.4.4: Sick Leave ……………………………………………………………………..……….…..
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Paragraph 5.4.5: Family Medical Leave …………………………………………………….…….……....
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Paragraph 5.4.6: Holiday Leave …………………………………………………………………….….….…
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Paragraph 5.4.7: Administrative Leave …………………………………………………………..….…….
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Paragraph 5.4.8: Funeral Leave ………………………………………….…………………………………..
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Paragraph 5.4.9: Jury or Court Leave ………………………………………….………………….…...…
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Paragraph 5.4.10: Military Leave …………………………………………………………………….……...
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Paragraph 5.4.11: Injury Leave …………………………………………………………..………….……...
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Paragraph 5.4.12: Medical Disability Leave ………………………………………………..…….……...
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Paragraph 5.4.13: Parental Leave ……………………………………………………..…………………...
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Subparagraph A: Paid Leave Following the Birth or Adoption of a Child


Subparagraph B: Unpaid Leave Fol owing the Birth or Adoption of a Child


Subparagraph C: Unpaid Leave for Temporary Faculty

Subsection 5.5: Insurance Benefits ……………………………………………………………
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Paragraph 5.5.1: Health and Disability Insurance ………………………….….……………………….
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Paragraph 5.5.2: Dental Insurance …………………………………………………………………….…….
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Paragraph 5.5.3: Vision Insurance ………………………………..………………………………………….
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Paragraph 5.5.4: Life Insurance ……………………………………………………………………………….
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Paragraph 5.5.5: Travel-Accident Insurance ………………………….…………………………….……. 5-8

Subsection 5.6: Mandated Benefits …………………….………………………………….….. 5-8

Paragraph 5.6.1: Workers' Compensation Insurance …………………………………………….……
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Paragraph 5.6.2: Comprehensive Liability Insurance ………………………………….……………...
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Paragraph 5.6.3: PERA Membership ………………………………………………………….……………... 5-8

Paragraph 5.6.4: Unemployment Insurance ……………………………………………….……………... 5-8

Paragraph 5.6.5: Medicare ………………………………….…………………………………………………... 5-8

Subsection 5.7:
Payroll Office Requirements and Information ……………………… 5-9

Paragraph 5.7.1: General Payrol Procedures ……………………………………………………….……
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Paragraph 5.7.2: Proof of Employment Eligibility …………………………………………….…………
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SECTION 6: ETHICS, RESPONSIBILITIES, CONFLICTS AND EXTERNAL ACTIVITIES 6-1

Subsection 6.1: Faculty Responsibilities ………………………………………………….....
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Paragraph 6.1.1: Distribution of Effort ………………………………………………………………..…….
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Paragraph 6.1.2: Teaching Assignment Guidelines …………………………………………………….. 6-1

Paragraph 6.1.3: Specific Faculty Responsibilities …………………………………………………....… 6-2


Subparagraph A: Teaching


Subparagraph B: Scholarship/Research


Subparagraph C: Service


Subparagraph D: Miscel aneous

Paragraph 6.1.4: Faculty Travel ………………………………………………………….……………………. 6-3

Paragraph 6.1.5: Summer Services ……………………………………………………………………….….. 6-3

Subsection 6.2: Faculty Ethical Obligations and Standards ……………………………… 6-3

Paragraph 6.2.1: Oath or Affirmation of Al egiance …………………………………………………….. 6-3

Paragraph 6.2.2: Academic Fraud ………………………………………………………………………...….. 6-4

Paragraph 6.2.3: Ethical Standards and Obligations ……………………………………………………. 6-4

Subparagraph A: Ethical Standards for Colorado State Government Employees

Subparagraph B: Unauthorized Use of CSM's Name

Subparagraph C: Personal Relationships

Subparagraph D: Nepotism

Paragraph 6.2.4: Workplace Standards of Conduct ………………………….………………….……..
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Subparagraph A: Behavioral Standards for Colorado State Government Employees

Subparagraph B: Sexual Harassment

Subparagraph C: Workplace Violence

Subsection 6.3: Conflict Disclosure …………………………………………………………….. 6-6

Paragraph 6.3.1: General Policy Statement …………………………………………………………….…… 6-6

Paragraph 6.3.2: Definitions ………………………………………………………………..……….…….……. 6-6

Subparagraph A: Conflict of Interest

Subparagraph B: Conflict of Commitment

Paragraph 6.3.3: General Guidelines ………………………………………………………………..……….. 6-7

Subparagraph A: Actual Conflicts of Interest

Subparagraph B: Apparent or Potential Conflicts

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Subparagraph C: Activities General y Not Deemed Conflicts

Subparagraph D: Special Considerations in the Context of Licensing and Equity Ownership

Paragraph 6.3.4: Conflict of Interest Disclosure Requirements and Procedure ………………… 6-10

Paragraph 6.3.5: Conflict of Commitment Disclosure Requirements and Procedure ………….. 6-10

Paragraph 6.3.6: Safeguards and Sanctions …………………………………………………………………. 6-12



Subsection 6.4: Performance of External Work and Professional Activities ………….. 6-12

Paragraph 6.4.1: Categories of External Work and Activities Subject to this Policy…………….. 6-12

Subparagraph A: Professional Consulting

Subparagraph B: External Employment and Other Paid Services

Subparagraph C: Non-Remunerative External Commitments

Subparagraph D: Extra CSM Services for Additional Remuneration

Paragraph 6.4.2 General Requirements and Guidelines for Approval of Additional Work …… 6-13

Subparagraph A: General Requirements

Subparagraph B: Conflict Disclosure

Paragraph 6.4.3 Procedure for Obtaining Approval of Additional Work …………………………….. 6-14

Subparagraph A: Approval for Consulting and Other External Commitments

Subparagraph B: Extra CSM Services for Additional Remuneration

SECTION 7: PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION ……………………..…………………….. 7-1

Subsection 7.1: Performance Evaluations …………………………………………….………. 7-1

Paragraph 7.1.1: General Outline of the Evaluation Process for Academic Faculty ……………. 7-1

Subparagraph A: Goal Setting

Subparagraph B: Evaluation

Paragraph 7.1.2: Effect of Extended Leave on Evaluation Goals …………….………..………...... 7-2
Subsection 7.2: Professional Growth and Development ……………………………..…… 7-2

Paragraph 7.2.1: Professional Growth Plans for Newly Appointed Faculty ………..………….…. 7-3

Subparagraph A: Categories of Available Support

Paragraph 7.2.2: Professional Development Plans for Tenured Faculty ……………..………...
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Subparagraph A: Categories of Available Support
Subsection 7.3 Performance Improvement Plans …………………………..…………...
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Paragraph 7.3.1: Performance Improvement Plans for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty … 7-3

Subparagraph A: Categories of Institutional Support Available

Subparagraph B: Time Limitations

Subparagraph C: Procedure for Implementation of Plan

Subparagraph D: Sanctions for Failure to Fulfil Plan Requirements

Paragraph 7.3.2: Performance Improvement Plans for Exempt, Non-Tenure-Track Faculty … 7-4

Subparagraph A: Availability of Institutional Support

Subparagraph B: Time Limitations

Subparagraph C: Procedure for Implementation of Plan

Subparagraph D: Sanctions for Failure to Fulfil Plan Requirements

SECTION 8: PROMOTION AND TENURE ……………………………..…….………………..
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Subsection 8.1: Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty ……………………………………..
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Paragraph 8.1.1: Time Limitations ……………………………………………………….…………………
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Subparagraph A: Tenure-Track Assistant Professors

Subparagraph B: Tenure-Track Associate and Ful Professors

Subparagraph C: Request for Extension of Probationary Contract Period

Paragraph 8.1.2: Criteria for Tenure …………………………………………………………………..…..
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Paragraph 8.1.3: Departmental Promotion and Tenure Committees ………………….…….….
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Paragraph 8.1.4: Preliminary Tenure Review …………………………………..…………….….….....
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Paragraph 8.1.5: Tenure Application Process ………………………………………………….….…....
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Paragraph 8.1.6: Tenure Review Process ……………………………………………….……….…..…..
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Subparagraph A: Tenure-Track Faculty

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Subparagraph B: Tenure Review at the Time of Employment

Paragraph 8.1.7: Criteria for Promotion …………………………………..…………….….….............. 8-6

Paragraph 8.1.8: Promotion Application Process ………………………………………………….….…. 8-6

Paragraph 8.1.9: Promotion Review Process ……………………………………………….……….……. 8-6

Subsection 8.2: Teaching Faculty ………………………………………………………………. 8-6

Paragraph 8.2.1: Criteria for Promotion ……………………………………………………….……….…… 8-6

Paragraph 8.2.2: Departmental Teaching Faculty Promotion Committee………………………… 8-7

Paragraph 8.2.3: Promotion Application Process ……………………..…………….………..…….…… 8-8

Paragraph 8.2.4: Promotion Review Process ……………………..…………….………..…….………… 8-8

Subsection 8.3: Research Faculty ………………………………………………………………. 8-9

Paragraph 8.3.1: Criteria for Promotion ……………………………………………………….……….…… 8-9

Paragraph 8.3.2: Departmental Research Faculty Promotion Committee………………………… 8-9

Paragraph 8.3.3: Promotion Application Process ……………………..…………….………..…….…… 8-9

Paragraph 8.3.4: Promotion Review Process ……………………..…………….………..…….………… 8-10

Subsection 8.4: Library Faculty …………………………………………………………………. 8-10

Paragraph 8.4.1: Criteria for Promotion ……………………………………………………….……….…… 8-10

Paragraph 8.4.2: Library Promotion Committee …………………………………………………………… 8-11

Paragraph 8.4.3: Promotion Application Process ……………………..…………….………..…….…… 8-11

Paragraph 8.4.4: Promotion Review Process ……………………..…………….………..…….………… 8-11

Subsection 8.5: Promotion and Tenure Decision Appeal Procedure ………………….
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Paragraph 8.5.1: Persons Eligible to File an Appeal …………………………………………….…….
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Paragraph 8.5.2: Notice of Appeal ……………………………………………………………………..……
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Paragraph 8.5.3: Procedure for Initiation of Appeals ……………………………….…………….....
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Subparagraph A: Place to File Notice of Appeal

Subparagraph B: Time Limitations

Subparagraph C: Extension of Time Limitations

Subparagraph D: Fulfil ment of Notice of Appeal Requirement

Paragraph 8.5.4: Appeal Standards ………………………………………………………………….……..... 8-13

Subparagraph A: Reviewable Issues

Item 1: Tenure Decision Appeals

Item 2: Promotion Decision Appeals

Subparagraph B: Burden of Proof


Subparagraph C: Standard of Proof

Paragraph 8.5.5:
Initial Hearing Panel Selection Criteria …………………………….…..…….. 8-15

Subparagraph A: Hearing Panel Selection Process

Subparagraph B: Selection of Chief Panel Member

Subparagraph C: Authority of Chief Panel Member

Subparagraph D: Role of Alternate Hearing Panel Member

Paragraph 8.5.6:
Legal Representation ………………………………………………………….….… 8-16


Subparagraph A: Role of Legal Counsel

Subparagraph B: Peer Counsel

Subparagraph C: Legal Advice for the Panel

Paragraph 8.5.7: Pre-Hearing Procedures ………………………………………………………….………. 8-16

Subparagraph A: Acknowledgement of Notice of Appeal

Subparagraph B: Setting of Hearing Date

Subparagraph C: Pre-Hearing Discovery

Subparagraph D: List of Hearing Issues

Paragraph 8.5.8: Position Statements …………………….…………………………………….…….…….. 8-17

Subparagraph A: Contents of Position Statements

Item 1: Position Summary

Item 2: List of Witnesses

Item 3: List of Exhibits

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Item 4: Photocopies of Exhibits

Subparagraph B: Deadlines for Position Statements

Subparagraph C: Limitations Imposed by Position Statements

Subparagraph D: Amendments to Position Statements

Paragraph 8.5.9: Hearing Procedures ………………………….…………………………….….…………… 8-18

Subparagraph A: Presumption of Open Hearing

Subparagraph B: Sequestration of Witnesses

Subparagraph C: Order of Presentation

Subparagraph D: Presentation Procedure

Subparagraph E: Witness Examination Procedure

Subparagraph F: Inapplicability of Strict Evidentiary Rules

Paragraph 8.5.10: Post-Hearing Procedures ………………………………………….……….…………… 8-19

Subparagraph A: Recommendation of the Hearing Panel

Subparagraph B: Contents of Recommendation

Item 1: Statement Regarding Burden of Proof

Item 2: Findings of Fact

Item 3: Conclusions

Item 4: Recommended Course of Action

Subparagraph C: Issuance of Recommendation

Subparagraph D: Issuance of Presidential Decision

Subparagraph E: Presidential Unavailability

Subparagraph F: Appeal of Final Decision of CSM

SECTION 9: TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT ……………..………………….……………
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Subsection 9.1: Non-Renewal of Appointment ……………………………….……………
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Paragraph 9.1.1: Tenure-Track Faculty ……………….…………………………………………………..
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Subparagraph A: Time Limitations

Paragraph 9.1.2: Tenured Faculty ………………………………………………………………..………….
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Subparagraph A: Definitions

Item 1: Financial Exigency


Item 2: Academic Program Termination

Subparagraph B:Implementation Procedures

Item 1: Financial Exigency

Item 2: Academic Program Termination

Subparagraph C: Time Limitations

Paragraph 9.1.3: Tenured Faculty Non-Renewal Options ………………………..………………….
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Subparagraph A: Departmental Transfer



Item 1: Retraining Support Plan

Item 2: Trial Period

Item 3: Departmental Review

Subparagraph B: Financial Incentives for Resignation or Early Retirement

Subparagraph C: Temporary Leave

Paragraph 9.1.4: Reemployment Assistance …………………………….……………………………….
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Subsection 9.2: Termination of Exempt, Non-Tenure-Track, Faculty Members……….. 9-4

Paragraph 9.2.1: Teaching Faculty ……………………………………………..……………….………….
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Paragraph 9.2.2: Other Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Members ……………………………………...
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Subsection 9.3: Termination for Job Abandonment ………………..………..……….…..
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Subsection 9.4: Tenure Revocation ……………………………………………………….…..
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Paragraph 9.4.1: Definition of "Cause" ……………………………………………..……………….…….
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Paragraph 9.4.2: Initiation of Tenure Revocation Process …………………………………….……
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Paragraph 9.4.3: Tenure Revocation Process ………………………………………….………..………
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Paragraph 9.4.4: Voluntary Relinquishment of Tenure ………………………………..…….………
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Subsection 9.5: Termination for Cause ………………………………………………………
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Paragraph 9.5.1: Definition of "Cause" ……………………………………………….……………….….
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Paragraph 9.5.2: Decision Making Standards …………………………………………………..……...
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Paragraph 9.5.3: Initiation of Termination for Cause Process ……………………..…….……...
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Paragraph 9.5.4: Termination for Cause Process ………………………………………………..…...
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Subsection 9.6: Termination and Non-Renewal Appeal Procedure ………………..…
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Paragraph 9.6.1: Persons Eligible to File an Appeal …………………………………..……………..
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Paragraph 9.6.2: Notice of Appeal ……………………………………………………….…..………….…
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Paragraph 9.6.3: Procedure for Initiation of Appeals ……………………………….………….……
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Subparagraph A: Place to File Notice of Appeal

Subparagraph B: Time Limitations

Subparagraph C: Extension of Time Limitations

Subparagraph D: Fulfil ment of Notice of Appeal Requirements

Paragraph 9.6.4: Appeal Standards …………………………………………………………….…….…....
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Subparagraph A: Reviewable Issues

Subparagraph B: Burden of Proof

Subparagraph C: Standard of Proof

Paragraph 9.6.5: Hearing Panel ……………………………………………….………………..….….…….
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Subparagraph A: Initial Hearing Panel Selection Criteria

Item 1: Hearing Panel Selection Process

Item 2: Selection of Chief Panel Member

Item 3: Authority of Chief Panel Member

Item 4: Role of Alternate Hearing Panel Member

Paragraph 9.6.6: Legal Representation …………………………………………………………..………..
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Subparagraph A: The Appel ant

Subparagraph B: The Respondent

Subparagraph C: The Hearing Panel

Subparagraph D: Peer Counsel

Paragraph 9.6.7: Pre-Hearing Procedures ………………………………………………….……………..
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Subparagraph A: Acknowledgement of Notice of Appeal

Subparagraph B: Setting of Hearing Date

Subparagraph C: Pre-Hearing Discovery

Subparagraph D: List of Hearing Issues

Paragraph 9.6.8: Pre-Hearing Statements …………………………………….……………...….….…..
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Subparagraph A: Contents of Pre-Hearing Statements

Item 1: Summary of the Argument

Item 2: List of Issues

Item 3: List of Witnesses


Item 4: Photocopies of Exhibits

Subparagraph B: Deadlines for Pre-Hearing Statements

Subparagraph C: Limitations Imposed by Pre-Hearing Statements

Subparagraph D: Amendments to Pre-Hearing Statements

Paragraph 9.6.9:
Hearing Procedures ……………………………………..…………………….….… 9-13

Subparagraph A: Presumption of Open Hearing

Subparagraph B: Sequestration of Witnesses

Subparagraph C: Order of Presentation

Subparagraph D: Outline of Hearing

Subparagraph E: Case-in-Chief Procedure

Subparagraph F: Witness Examination Procedure

Subparagraph G: Inapplicability of Strict Evidentiary Rules

Paragraph 9.6.10: Post-Hearing Procedures ……………………………………………………….……..
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Subparagraph A: Recommendation of the Hearing Panel

Subparagraph B: Contents of Recommendation

Item 1: Statement Regarding Burden of Proof

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Item 2: Findings of Fact

Item 3: Legal Conclusions

Item 4: Recommended Course of Action

Subparagraph C: Issuance of Recommendation

Subparagraph D: Issuance of Presidential Decision

Subparagraph E: Presidential Unavailability

Subparagraph F: Appeal of Final Decision of CSM

Subsection 9.7: Resignation …………………………..………………………………….……..
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Paragraph 9.7.1: Resignation Procedure ……………………………….…………………………….…...
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Paragraph 9.7.2: Requested Notice ………………………..……………………………………….….…...
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Subsection 9.8: Retirement …………………..……………………………………………….… 9-16

Paragraph 9.8.1: Human Resources Office Consultation …………………………….………….…... 9-16

Paragraph 9.8.2: Transitional Appointments ……………………………………………………………..
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Paragraph 9.8.3: Voluntary Early Retirement Plans ……………………………………….…….…….
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Paragraph 9.8.4: Disability Retirement ………………………………………………………………….….
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PART III: MISCELLANEOUS MATERIAL PROMULGATED OR APPROVED BY THE
BOARD

SECTION 10: BOARD POLICIES AND PROCEDURES……………………….………………… 10-1

Subsection 10.1: Intellectual Property Policy ……………………………..………………… 10-1

Subsection 10.2: Sabbatical Leave Policy ………………………………………………........ 10-9

Subsection 10.3: Research Integrity Policy and Complaint Procedure …..……..……. 10-12

SECTION 11: DISCIPLINARY ACTION AND GRIEVANCES ………………………………..
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Subsection 11.1: Behavioral Complaints Against Faculty Members …………………….. 11-1

Paragraph 11.1.1: Inappropriate Behavior …………………………………………………………….…….
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Paragraph 11.1.2: Misconduct ………………………………………………………………..……….…….….. 11-1

Subparagraph A: Preliminary Complaint Investigation

Subparagraph B: Formal Complaint Investigation and Resolution Procedure

Subparagraph C: Sanctions

Subparagraph D: Avenues of Appeal

Subsection 11.2: Disciplinary Action ………………..……………………………….…………. 11-2

Subsection 11.3: Grievance Procedure ………………………………................................
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Paragraph 11.3.1: Purpose and Scope …………………………………………………………………………
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Paragraph 11.3.2: Terms …………………….……………………………………………………………………..
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Paragraph 11.3.3: Informal Resolution ………………………………….……………………………………
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Paragraph 11.3.4: Grievance Procedure ………………………………………………………….….………
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Paragraph 11.3.5: Decision ……………………………….…………..….......................................... 11-5

Paragraph 11.3.6: Representation …………………………………………………………..…………………. 11-5

Paragraph 11.3.7: General ……………..…………………………………….…………………………………… 11-5

SECTION 12: UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES …………………………………..……………...… 12-1

Subsection 12.1: Athletic Board ………………..……………………………………………….
12-1

Paragraph 12.1.1: Function ………………………………………………………………………….……….…
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Paragraph 12.1.2: Membership ………………………………………………………………………………..
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Paragraph 12.1.3: Method of Operation ……………………………………………………..….…………
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Paragraph 12.1.4: Method of Appointment ……………………………………………………..………...
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Paragraph 12.1.5: Terms of Appointment ……………………………………………..………….……….
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Subsection 12.2: Board of Student Media ……………………………..………..……………
12-2

Paragraph 12.2.1: Function ………………………………………………………………………………….….
12-2

Paragraph 12.2.2: Membership …………………………………………………………………………..……
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Paragraph 12.2.3: Method of Operation …………………………………………………………..……….
12-2

Paragraph 12.2.4: Method of Appointment ……………………………………………………….……...
12-2

Paragraph 12.2.5: Terms of Appointment …………………………………………………………..…….
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Subsection 12.3: Budget Committee ……………………………………………….…….…..
12-3

Paragraph 12.3.1: Function ……………………………………………………………………………….…
12-3

Paragraph 12.3.2: Membership …………………………………………………………………..………..
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Paragraph 12.3.3: Method of Operation ………………………………………………….…….….……
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Paragraph 12.3.4: Method of Appointment ………………………………..………………….….…...
12-3

Paragraph 12.3.5: Terms of Appointment ………………………………….…………………….…….
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Subsection 12.4: Faculty Handbook Committee ………………………..…………………
12-4

Paragraph 12.4.1: Function ……………………………………………………………………………….…
12-4

Paragraph 12.4.2: Membership …………………………………………………..………………………..
12-4

Paragraph 12.4.3: Method of Operation ………………………………….………………….……….…
12-4

Paragraph 12.4.4: Method of Appointment ……………………………………………………….…...
12-4

Paragraph 12.4.5: Terms of Appointment ……………………………………….……………….…….
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Subsection 12.5: Safety Committee ………………………………..…………………….…...
12-5

Paragraph 12.5.1: Function …………………………………………………………………….………….…
12-5

Paragraph 12.5.2: Membership ……………………………………………………………………………..
12-5

Paragraph 12.5.3: Method of Operation …………………………………………..………………….…
12-5

Paragraph 12.5.4: Method of Appointment …………………………………………………………....
12-5

Paragraph 12.5.5: Terms of Appointment ……………………………………………….………….….
12-5

Subsection 12.6: Student Conduct Appeals Board…………….……………………...…..
12-6

Paragraph 12.6.1: Function …………………………………………………………………………….….…
12-6

Paragraph 12.6.2: Membership ……………………………………………………………………………..
12-6

Paragraph 12.6.3: Method of Operation ……………………………………..………………….………
12-6

Paragraph 12.6.4: Method of Appointment ……………………………………..……………..……...
12-6

Paragraph 12.6.5: Terms of Appointment …………………………..…………………………….…….
12-6

Subsection 12.7: Calendar Committee …………………………………………………...…..
12-6

Paragraph 12.7.1: Function …………………………………………………………………………….….…
12-6

Paragraph 12.7.2: Membership ……………………………………………………………………………..
12-7

Paragraph 12.7.3: Method of Operation ……………………………..………………………….………
12-7

Paragraph 12.7.4: Method of Appointment ……………………………………………………..……...
12-7

Paragraph 12.7.5: Terms of Appointment ……………………………………………..………….…….
12-7

Subsection 12.8: Promotion and Tenure Committee ………………………...……….…..
12-8

Paragraph 12.8.1: Function …………………………………………………………………………….….…
12-8

Paragraph 12.8.2: Membership ……………………………………………………………………………..
12-8

Paragraph 12.8.3: Method of Operation …………………………………………………..…….………
12-8

Paragraph 12.8.4: Method of Appointment …………………………………………………….……...
12-8

Paragraph 12.8.5: Terms of Appointment ……………………………………………….……….…….
12-8

Subsection 12.9: Teaching Faculty Promotion Committee ………………………...……
12-9

Paragraph 12.8.1: Function …………………………………………………………………………….….…
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Paragraph 12.8.2: Membership ……………………………………………………………………………..
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Paragraph 12.8.3: Method of Operation …………………………………………………..…….………
12-9

Paragraph 12.8.4: Method of Appointment …………………………………………………….……...
12-9

Paragraph 12.8.5: Terms of Appointment ……………………………………………….……….…….
12-9

Subsection 12.10:
Biosafety Committee ………………………...……….………………
12-9

Paragraph 12.10.1: Function …………………………………………………………………………….….…
12-9

Paragraph 12.10.2: Membership ……………………………………………………………………………..
12-10

Paragraph 12.10.3: Method of Operation …………………………………………………..…….………
12-10

Paragraph 12.10.4: Method of Appointment …………………………………………………….……...
12-10

Paragraph 12.10.5: Terms of Appointment ……………………………………………….……….…….
12-10

Subsection 12.11: Assessment Committee ………………………...……….………………
12-10

Paragraph 12.11.1: Function …………………………………………………………………………….….…
12-10

Paragraph 12.11.2: Membership ……………………………………………………………………………..
12-11

Paragraph 12.11.3: Method of Operation …………………………………………………..…….………
12-11

Paragraph 12.11.4: Method of Appointment …………………………………………………….……...
12-11

Paragraph 12.11.5: Terms of Appointment ……………………………………………….……….…….
12-11

Subsection 12.12: The President’s Committee on Diversity ………………...……….…… 12-11

Paragraph 12.12.1: Function …………………………………………………………………………….….…
12-11

Paragraph 12.12.2: Membership ……………………………………………………………………………..
12-12

Paragraph 12.12.3: Method of Operation …………………………………………………..…….………
12-12

Paragraph 12.12.4: Method of Appointment …………………………………………………….……...
12-12

Paragraph 12.12.5: Terms of Appointment ……………………………………………….……….…….
12-12

Subsection 12.13: Conflict of Interest Committee ………………...……….……………… 12-13

Paragraph 12.13.1: Function …………………………………………………………………………….….…
12-13

Paragraph 12.13.2: Membership ……………………………………………………………………………..
12-13

Paragraph 12.13.3: Method of Operation …………………………………………………..…….………
12-13

Paragraph 12.13.4: Method of Appointment …………………………………………………….……...
12-13

Paragraph 12.13.5: Terms of Appointment ……………………………………………….……….…….
12-13

Subsection 12.14: Faculty Grievance Committee ………………...……….………………
12-13

Paragraph 12.14.1: Function …………………………………………………………………………….….…
12-13

Paragraph 12.14.2: Membership ……………………………………………………………………………..
12-13

Paragraph 12.14.3: Committee Member Appointment ………………………………………………
12-14

Paragraph 12.14.4: Chair and Vice Chair – Appointment and Role ……………………………..
12-14

Paragraph 12.14.5: Terms of Appointment ……………………………………………….……….…….
12-15

Paragraph 12.14.6: Method of Operation……………………………………………………………………
12-15

Paragraph 12.14.7: Grievance Hearing Panel………………………………………………………………
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