SECTION 1
FACULTY HANDBOOK ORGANIZATION


Section 1 contains a summary of the organization and contents of the Handbook, which is divided into
various parts and sections as outlined below.

PART I - INTRODUCTORY MATERIAL

The material included under Part I, which is comprised of Sections 1 and 2, consists of introductory and
explanatory matters regarding the Handbook and CSM. The Faculty Handbook Committee, hereinafter the
"Handbook Committee," shal develop language for any proposed amendments to Section 1 of the
Handbook for review and comment by the Faculty Senate and the Administrative Faculty Council and for
consideration by the President and the Board as set forth in Section 3. The Handbook Committee shal
update the material included in Section 2 from time to time, as appropriate.

PART II - EMPLOYMENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

The material included under Part II, which is comprised of Sections 3 through 9 and 11, consists of
employment policies and procedures adopted by the Board, which govern CSM's employment relationship
with al of its employees who have been designated as exempt from the State Personnel System. If any
provision contained in Part II of the Handbook is inconsistent with a provision of a CSM employment
contract, the provision of the employment contract shal supersede the provision contained in the Handbook
unless specified otherwise in the contract. The Handbook Committee shall develop language for any
proposed amendments to Part II of the Handbook for review and comment by the Faculty Senate and the
Administrative Faculty Council and for consideration by the President and the Board as set forth in
Section 3.

PART III - MISCELLANEOUS MATERIAL PROMULGATED OR APPROVED BY THE BOARD
The material included under Part III, which is comprised of Sections 10 and 12, consists of various
policies of general application within the CSM community that have been promulgated by the Board and
descriptions of the various university committees of CSM. The Handbook Committee shall update the
material included under Section 10 from time to time, as appropriate. The Handbook Committee shall
develop language for any proposed amendments to Section 12 of the Handbook for review and comment
by the Faculty Senate and the Administrative Faculty Council and for consideration by the President and
the Board as set forth in Section 3.

Please note that throughout the entire Handbook document Department Heads and Division Directors are
referred to as "Department Head(s)."

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