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Statutes of the Faculty

CHAPTER I: THE STRUCTURE OF THE FACULTY
A. Definition of the Faculty
B. The Finance and Planning Council
C. The Student Life Council
D. The Academic Governance Council
E. The Faculty Assembly

CHAPTER II: FACULTY RANKS, APPOINTMENTS, TENURE AND PROMOTION
A. Faculty Ranks
B. Norms for Appointment, Tenure, and Promotion
C. Qualifications for Appointment to Ordinary Ranks of the Teaching Faculty
D. Duration of Faculty Appointments
E. Principles Covering Tenure for Teaching Faculty
F. Procedures for Initial Appointments to the Ordinary Ranks of the Faculty
G. Procedures for Reappointments and Promotion
H. Grievance Procedures Regarding Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion
I. Faculty Duties

CHAPTER III: FACULTY AND COLLEGE COMMITTEES
A. Committees elected by nomination from the faculty
    1. Committee on Tenure and Promotion
    2. Faculty Compensation Committee
    3. Committee on Faculty Affairs

B. Committees elected by nomination from slates prepared by the Committee on Nominations and Elections
    1. Committee on Academic Standing
    2. Committee on the Curriculum
    3. Committee on Academic Programs
    4. Committee on Faculty Scholarship

C. Committees of the faculty appointed by the Provost and Dean of the College
    1. Committee on Study Abroad
    2. Health Professions Advising Committee
    3. Committee on Distinguished Fellowships and Graduate Studies
    4. Scholarly Misconduct Inquiry Committee
    5. Scholarly Misconduct Investigation Committee

D. College committees appointed by the Provost and Dean of the College, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, and the Student Government Association
    1. Community Standards Board

E. College committees reporting to the President
    1. Board of Directors of the General Alumni Association
    2. Athletic Council
    3. Campus Center Advisory Council

F. Ad hoc Committees

CHAPTER IV: FACULTY LEAVES OF ABSENCE
A. Sabbatical Leave
B. Research Leaves for Junior Faculty
C. Faculty Fellowships
D. Half-time Leaves
E. Unsalaried Leaves of Absence
F. Maternity Leave and Family and Medical Leave
G. Leaves: Other Considerations

CHAPTER V: FACULTY BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES
A. Faculty Benefits
    1.Tuition Benefits

CHAPTER VI: RETIREMENT OF FACULTY
A. Retirement for Age
B. Retirement for Disability

CHAPTER VII: DISMISSAL OF MEMBERS OF THE TEACHING FACULTY FOR CAUSE

CHAPTER VIII: ACADEMIC FREEDOM
A. Principles Regarding Academic Freedom
B. Policy on Speakers