NO CHANGE TO THE FACULTY HANDBOOK IS POSSIBLE WITHOUT APPROVAL OF THE FULL FACULTY SENATE.

This handbook and the policies and procedures described herein do not in any way constitute, and shall not be construed to be, a contract of employment between The University of Alabama in Huntsville and any employee nor an offer to create an employment contract. The University of Alabama in Huntsville reserves the right in its sole discretion and at any time, to modify any policy, procedure, or benefit set forth in this handbook and to make any other changes it deems necessary or appropriate.

Although the policies contained herein are intended to reflect current rules and policies of the University, users are cautioned that changes or additions may have become effective since the publication of this material. In the event of a conflict, current statements of Board policy contained in the Bylaws, Rules, official minutes, and other pronouncements of the Board or Chancellor, or superseding law, shall prevail.

This handbook supersedes all previous editions. Changes to the Faculty Handbook will occur through a shared governance process. The Faculty Senate is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Faculty Handbook.  Therefore, all changes that are under the aegis of the Faculty Senate must be reviewed by and voted upon by the full Faculty Senate.   Final authorization and approval for changes resides with the UAH President.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education. Pursuant to that commitment, it does not unlawfully discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, genetic or family medical history information, or veteran status. It maintains an affirmative action program for protected minorities, women, individuals with a disability, and Vietnam era, special disabled and other eligible veterans.


CHAPTER 1 - MISSION, HISTORY, AND SYMBOLS

CHAPTER 2 - EXTERNAL GOVERNANCE AND OVERSIGHT

CHAPTER 3 - ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 4 - ORGANIZATION OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

CHAPTER 5 - ORGANIZATION OF RESEARCH

CHAPTER 6 - SHARED GOVERNANCE

CHAPTER 7 - FACULTY PERSONNEL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

CHAPTER 8 - INSTRUCTIONAL AND STUDENT POLICIES

CHAPTER 9 - COMPENSATION, BENEFITS, AND FACULTY RESOURCES

APPENDIX A - Selection, Appointment, Evaluation and End of Appointment of a Dean

APPENDIX B - Selection, Appointment, Evaluation and Reassignment of a Department Chair

APPENDIX C - Prestigious and Named Professorships

APPENDIX D - Policy and Procedures for Review of Eminent Scholars

APPENDIX E - General Grievance Procedure

APPENDIX F - Discrimination Grievance Procedure

APPENDIX G - Patent Policy

APPENDIX H - Copyright Policy (1994)

APPENDIX I - Conflict of Interest

APPENDIX J - Disclosure and Request for Consulting Activities Forms (doc)

APPENDIX K - Institutional Goals

APPENDIX L - By-Laws Of The Faculty Senate

APPENDIX M - Publications Board

APPENDIX N - Policy Regarding Ethical Standards In Research