9-Faculty Regulations

Policy: 9
Rev: 17

Date: May 14, 2007

Subject: TABLE OF CONTENTS - FACULTY REGULATIONS

Chapter I: Parliamentary Rules 9-1

Chapter II: University Faculty 9-2

Section 1. Membership of the Faculty

Section 2. Regular Faculty - Tenured and Tenure-Eligible Faculty

Section 3. Library Faculty

Section 4. Auxiliary Faculty

Section 5. Uniform Use of Categories and Reports of Instructional Activities

Section 6. Authority of the Faculty

Section 7. Officers of the Faculty

Section 8. Meetings

Section 9. Order of Business

Section 10 Committees of the Faculty

Section 11. Faculty Club

Chapter III: The Academic Senate 9-3

Section 1. General Provisions

Section 2. Membership

Section 3. Officers

Section 4. Committees

Section 5. Elections

Section 6. Meetings

Section 7. Order of Business

Section 8. Minutes and Agenda

Section 9. Faculty Initiative and Review

Section 10. Consolidated Hearing Committee (CHC) for Faculty Disputes

Section 11. Academic Freedom and Faculty Rights Committee

Chapter IV: College Faculties and Councils 9-4

Section 1. School and College Faculties

Section 2. College Councils

Chapter V: Appointments, Retention, Promotion, and Tenure 9-5.6

Section 1. Appointments 9-5

Section 2. Retention, Promotion, and Tenure 9-5.1

Section 3. University Promotion and Tenure Advisory Committee 9-5.2

Section 4. University RPT Standards Committee 9-5.3

Section 5. Academic Librarians 9-5.4

Section 6. Resignations 9-5.5

Section 7. Grievances 9-5.5

Section 8. Requests for Opinions 9-5.5

Section 9. Academic Staff, Educational Trainees, Postdoctoral Fellows, and Medical Housestaff 9-5.6

Section 10. Appointment, Reappointment and Evaluation of Auxiliary Faculty and Other Instructional Personnel 9-5.7

Chapter VI: Undergraduate Admission 9-6

Section 1. Application for Admission

Section 2. Credits and Admissions Committee

Section 3. Admission to the Freshman Class

Section 4. Admission to Advanced Standing - Transfer and Readmitted Students

Section 5. Department and College Admission Criteria

Section 6. Nonmatriculated Admission

Section 7. Reactivated Students

Section 8. Matriculated Students with Degrees

Section 9. Evaluation of Admissions Criteria

Chapter VII: Instruction and Evaluation 9-7

Section 1. The Academic Year

Section 2. The Credit Hour

Section 3. Standards For Undergraduate Credit-Bearing Courses

Section 4. Noncredit Courses

Section 5. Courses

Section 6. Course Numbers

Section 7. Examinations

Section 8. Grades

Section 9. Report of Grades

Section 10. Academic Evaluation & Standards Committee

Section 11. Scholastic Requirements

Section 12. Honors

Section 13. Academic Renewal

Section 14. Course Evaluation by Students

Section 15. Attendance Requirements

Section 16. Accommodations

Chapter VIII: Graduation 9-8

Section 1. Definitions

Section 2. References

Section 3. Awarding of Diplomas and Degrees

Section 4. Semester Credit Hours & Residency Requirements

Section 5. Scholastic Average Required

Section 6. Catalog Rights

Section 7. General Education and Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for Graduation

Section 7A. Majors and Minors

Section 8. The Division of Continuing Education 9-8.1

Section 9. Requirements for Graduation with a Bachelor of University Studies Degree 9-8.2

Section 10. Requirements for Graduation from the College of Business 9-8.3

Section 11. Requirements for Graduation from the Graduate School of Education 9-8.4

Section 12. Requirements for Graduation from the College of Engineering 9-8.5

Section 13. Requirements for Graduation from the College of Fine Arts 9-8.6

Section 14. Requirements for Graduation from the College of Health 9-8.7

Section 15. Requirements for Graduation from the College of Humanities 9-8.8

Section 15A. Requirements for Graduation (with B.S. Degree) from the School of Medicine 9-8.8A

Section 16. Requirements for Graduation from the College of Mines and Earth Sciences 9-8.9

Section 17. Requirements for Graduation from the College of Nursing 9-8.10

Section 18. Requirements for Graduation from the College of Pharmacy 9-8.11

Section 19. Requirements for Graduation from the College of Science 9-8.12

Section 20. Requirements for Graduation from the College of Social & Behavioral Science 9-8.13

Section 21. Undergraduate Certificates 9-8.14

Chapter IX: Graduate Study and Degrees 9-9

Section 1. Graduate Council and Committees

Section 2. Graduate Degrees

Section 3. Admission to Graduate Study

Section 4. Summer Work

Section 5. Continuing Education

Section 6. Off-Campus Programs

Section 7. General Requirements and Provisions for the Degrees of Master of Arts and Master of Science 9-9.1

Section 8. General Requirements and Provisions for the Degree of Master of Philosophy 9-9.2

Section 9. General Requirements and Provisions for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy 9-9.3

Section 10. Requirements for the Degree of Master of Architecture 9-9.4

Section 11. Requirements for the Degree of Master of Business Administration 9-9.5

Section 12. Requirements for the Degree of Master of Education 9-9.6

Section 13. Requirements for the Degree of Electrical Engineer 9-9.7

Section 14. Requirements for the Degree of Master of Engineering for the College of Engineering 9-9.8

Section 15. Requirements for the Degree of Master of Engineering for the College of Mines and Earth Sciences 9-9.9

Section 16. Requirements for the Degree of Master of Engineering Administration 9-9.10

Section 17. Requirements for the Degree of Master of Fine Arts 9-9.11

Section 17A. Requirements for the Master of Laws -- Energy Law Degree 9-9.11A

Section 18. Requirements for the Degree of Master of Music 9-9.12

Section 19. Requirements for the Degree of Master of Professional Accountancy 9-9.13

Section 20. Requirements for the Degree of Master of Public Administration 9-9.14

Section 21. Requirements for the Degree of Master of Social Work 9-9.15

Section 22. Requirements for the Degree of Master of Statistics 9-9.16

Section 23. Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Education 9-9.17

Section 24. Requirements for the Degree of Juris Doctor 9-9.18

Section 25. Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Medicine 9-9.19

Section 26. Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Pharmacy 9-9.20

Section 27. Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Social Work 9-9.21

Section 28. Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts in Teaching 9-9.22

Section 29: Graduate Certificate Guidelines 9-9.23

Chapter X: Amendments 9-10