University of Memphis (14K)

Changes to the 2012 Faculty Handbook

  • Chapter 2, Academic Freedom and Responsibility
    • Replaced with new policy adopted by the Senate on September 6, 2011and approved by President Raines which includes academic freedom in shared governance
  • Chapter 3, Type of Appointments
    • Added definition for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (pg. 48)
  • Chapter 5, Sources of Student Support
    • Updated name of The Office of Minority Affairs to The Office of Multicultural Affairs; corrected URL
  • Appendix A, Section 5
    • Revised “Submittal Process and Deadline for Policy and Procedure Changes” – outlines the steps to take for both the Faculty Senate and the Administration, along with deadlines, to communicate recommended revisions to the Faculty Handbook.

2012 Faculty Handbook

Chapter One: Introduction and Organization

Chapter Two: Academic Freedom and Faculty Roles

Chapter Three: Faculty Personnel Policies

Chapter Four: Tenure and Promotion

Chapter Five: Instruction

Chapter Six: Research and Service

Chapter Seven: Professional Development and Awards

Chapter Eight: Salary, Leave and Economic Benefits

Chapter Nine: University Facilities and Benefits


Last Updated: 10/12/12