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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART ONE
Eastern Kentucky University Overview and Strategic Plan
2016-2020 Strategic Plan

PART TWO
Organization and Administration of the University
Board of Regents
Faculty Senate
University Councils
President’s Council
Provost’s Council
Council on Academic Affairs
Graduate Council

University Committees

PART THREE
Faculty Appointments
Temporary
Probationary
Tenure
Visiting Faculty
Lectureships
Clinical/Senior Clinical Faculty
Adjunct Faculty
Retirement Transition Program

Faculty Qualifications
Proficiency in English
Special Appointments
Foundation Professorships
Graduate Faculty Criteria
Shared Faculty Appointments
Part-Time Faculty Appointments
Employment Agreements
Dismissal of Faculty
Guidelines for Recruiting Tenure-Track Faculty
Criminal Background Investigations
Evaluation of Academic Administrators
Evaluation of Non-Tenured Tenure-Track Faculty
Evaluation of Full-Time Faculty Mot Eligible for Tenure
Evaluation of Part-Time Instructors
Tenure and Promotion
Annual Review of Tenured Faculty
Post Tenure Review

PART FOUR 
Rights
Academic Freedom
Consultant Services
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Grievances
Intellectual Property
Political Activity of Faculty
Veterans Statement

Responsibilities
Conflict of Interest/Financial DisclosurePolicy
Convocations
Faculty Absences
Faculty Workload
Laboratory Safety
Limitation on Academic Work while under Contract to Teach at Eastern
Misconduct in Science
Outside Activities
Regional Campus Classes
Summer Teaching
Teaching By Contract Staff and Classified Personnel

Benefits
Benefits Availability to Faculty
Core Benefits
Optional Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Benefits upon Termination of Employment
Determination of Salary Increments
University Merit Pay Guidelines forAcademic Units
Faculty Emeritus/Emerita
Faculty Identification Cards
Faculty Organizations
Holidays
Leaves
Family and Medical Leave
Extended Medical Leave
Leave without Pay
Continuation of Benefits While onUnpaid Leave
Military Leave
Sick Leave
Sick Leave Bank
Bereavement Leave
Court Leave

Parking Permits
Guests and Visitors
Part-time Instructors
Payroll Options
Retired Faculty
Sabbaticals
Salary Compensation for Summer University Employment for Nine-Month Employees
Tickets for Athletic Events
Tuition Waiver at Berea College
Tuition Waiver (Faculty Staff Scholarship)
U.S. Savings Bonds
Voting
Worker’s Compensation

Resources
Externally Sponsored Projects
Division of Sponsored Programs
Policies
Cost Sharing on Externally Sponsored Projects
Cost Transfers on Externally Sponsored Projects
Direct Charges on Externally Sponsored Projects
Effort Reporting on Externally Sponsored Projects
Externally-Sponsored Proposal Submission and Award Acceptance
Salary Compensation onExternally Sponsored Projects
Subrecipient Monitoring
Facilities andAdministrative (F&A) Cost Recovery and Distribution

Human Resources
Library Services to the Faculty
Model Laboratory School
Center for Student Accessibility
Social, Cultural, and RecreationalActivities and Facilities
University Wellness Program
Wellness Center

PART FIVE 
Instructional Practices and Policies
Instruction
Academic Advising
Academic Credit
Academic Integrity Policy
Academic Records
Attendance (Student)
Cancellation or Delay of Classes
Class Meetings
Curriculum
Dealing with Disruptive Students (Procedures)
Faculty Responsibility for English Composition
Final Examinations
Pre-Final Examination Week (Dead Week) Policy
Grading
Purposes of Grading
Principles of Grading
Grading System
Grade Appeals
Grade Changes
Incomplete Grades
Mid-Term Grades in Undergraduate Courses
Midterm Grades for Graduate Courses
Pass-Fail Option
Institutional Expectations for Class Preparation on the Part of Students
Recourse for the Student in the Event of Institutional Failure
Research
Animal Use in Research and Teaching
Human Subjects in Research
Student Opinion of Instruction
Student Representation on Academic Committees
Syllabi for Courses
Textbooks
Faculty Authored Materials
Waiver of Academic Requirements
Drop and Withdrawal from Courses
Military Activation and CourseCompletion
Instructional Delivery Options
Distance Learning
Interdisciplinary and Team Teaching
Instructional Facilities and Resources
Instructional Facilties
Counseling Center
Instructional Development Center
Technology Support Services
Libraries
Electronic Resources
Course Reserves
Library Liaisons
Library Instruction
Ordering Library Resources
Special Services to Off-Campus Facultyand Students
University Archives

Teaching & Learning Center
Tech Commons
Noel Studio for Academic Creativity
Instructional Awards
Alumni Association Award for Teaching Excellence

PART SIX 
Policy on Policies
Authorization for Regualtions
Ethics and Compliance Hotline Reporting
Campus and Buildings
Building Hours
Cafeterias
Drug Free Workplace
Emergency Building Evacuation for Individuals with Disabilities
Solicitation On-Campus
Tobacco-Free Campus
Violence in the Workplace
Deadly Weapons and Dangerous Materials/Instruments on Campus
Utility Disruptions (Plan of Action)
Equal Opportunity Office
Disability Statement
Establishing Reasonable Accommodations
Diversity Statement
Nepotism
Non-Discrimination and Harassment
Response to Non-Discrimination and Harassment
Sex Fair Language
Sex Offender Registry
Fiscal Policies and Practices
Acquisition of Supplies and Equipment
Budgetary Process
Code of Ethics
Fiscal Misconduct
Solicitation of Outside Funds
Solicitation of Private Resources
Gift Management
Travel
Information Management
Bulletin Board & Posting Places
Campus Mail
Marketing & Institutional Branding
Media Relations
Trademark Licensing Program
Use of University Symbols

PART SEVEN
Faculty-at-Large
Name
Membership
Responsibilities of the Faculty-at-Large
Organization of the Faculty-at-Large
Meetings of the Faculty-at-Large
Committees of the Faculty-at-Large
The Faculty Senate
Bylaws
Special Rules of Order and Standing Rules  

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