Southeast Missouri State University

Bill 13-A-21 - Revising "Faculty Status of Librarians" to establish a policy section (Approved)

FACULTY SENATE
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY

FACULTY SENATE BILL 13-A-21

Approved by the Faculty Senate
March 27, 2013

BRIEF SUMMARY: This bill specifies the policy portion of the existing Faculty Handbook section on Faculty Status of Librarians (Chapter 2, Section D.4).

REVISING "FACULTY STATUS OF LIBRARIANS" TO ESTABLISH A POLICY SECTION

BE IT RESOLVED THAT: The faculty handbook, Chapter 2, Section D.4 of the Faculty Handbook beginning with "Faculty Status of Librarians" be amended by replacing the existing content with the following "Policy" section. This section will henceforth appear after the Policy and Procedures sections for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Appointments andwillhereafter be renumbered D.3

CONTINUING FACULTY APPOINTMENTS (continued)

Kent Library Faculty-Policy

All policies and procedures affecting faculty apply to Kent Library faculty. The Kent Library faculty shall fulfill the role of a department. The Director of Kent Library and Dean of Academic Information Services shall fulfill the role of chairperson. The Provost or his/her designee shall fulfill the role of college dean. Full-time teaching is equated to full-time employment as a Kent Library faculty member. Educational and experience levels for Kent library faculty are the same as for other faculty of the same rank.

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Action Date
Introduced to Senate 3/13/13
Second Senate Meeting 3/27/13
Faculty Senate Vote 3/27/13
President's Review 8/26/13
Board of Regents Approval 5/11/13
Posted to Faculty Handbook
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