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Full-Time Faculty Handbook

AY 2021–22 Handbook

Below is the table of contents for the Academic Year 2021–22 UAS Full-Time Faculty Handbook and an extensive list of bookmarks for navigation within the PDF document.

Table of Contents

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INTRODUCTION2
Chapter 1: ORGANIZATION4
Chapter 2a: CONSTITUTION FOR FACULTY GOVERNANCE7
Chapter 2b: BYLAWS FOR FACULTY GOVERNANCE16
Chapter 3: ETHICS AND ACADEMIC FREEDOM26
Chapter 4: INSTRUCTIONAL AND ADVISING RESPONSIBILITIES32
Chapter 5: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY41
Chapter 6: RECRUITMENT & SELECTION OF FACULTY42
Chapter 7: PERSONNEL INFORMATION45
Chapter 8: ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES53
Chapter 9: CURRICULUM GUIDE57
Chapter 9(B): WORKFORCE CREDENTIALS UAS APPROVAL PROCESS77
Chapter 10: FACULTY APPOINTMENT AND EVALUATION78
Chapter 10(A): UNITED ACADEMICS81
Chapter 10(A-2): UNITED ACADEMICS LIBRARY FACULTY91
Chapter 10(B): ADJUNCT FACULTY94
Chapter 11: SABBATICAL LEAVE97
Chapter 12: ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES100
Chapter 13: SUPPORT FOR FACULTY RESEARCH106
APPENDIX A: Wilson Endowment Fund for Professional DevelopmentA-1
APPENDIX B: Open Access PolicyB-1
APPENDIX C: Faculty Evaluation - Teaching GuidelinesC-1
APPENDIX D: Faculty Evaluation - Service GuidelinesD-1
APPENDIX E: Faculty Evaluation - Research & Creative Activity GuidelinesE-1
APPENDIX F: Student Rating of FacultyF-1
APPENDIX G: Board of Regents Conflict of Interest Policy & RegulationsG-1
APPENDIX H: UNAC Faculty Evaluation File Preparation ChecklistH-1

Updates

The University of Alaska Board of Regents adopted new policy and regulation in July 2017 that went into effect at that time and applies to all UAS employees.

The Faculty Handbook and Adjunct Faculty Handbook are updated annually to reflect current policies and regulations.