SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY
FACULTY SENATE BILL 13-A-28
BRIEF SUMMARY: This bill specifies the procedures portion of the existing Faculty Handbook section on Tenure-Track Faculty Appointments (Chapter 2, Section D.1).
REVISING “Regular Faculty Appointments” TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURES SECTION
BE IT RESOLVED THAT: Subject to the passage and approval of both this bill and its companion bill establishing a corresponding “Policy” section, Chapter 2, Section D.1 of the Faculty Handbook beginning with “Regular Faculty Appointments” be amended by replacing the existing content with the following “Procedures” section. This section will follow the Policy.
CONTINUING FACULTY APPOINTMENTS (continued)
Tenure Track Faculty-Procedures
Tenure Track faculty shall hold an approved terminal degree and additional credentials as required by the position as determined by the department. Tenure Track Faculty appointments result from national search processes through the procedures described in the Faculty Search Process Guidelines (http://www.semo.edu/president/images/HR_HRfacultysearchprocess2011.pdf). Tenure Track Faculty are placed on continuing appointments and are subject to the provisions of the Faculty Tenure and Promotion Policy, and all other policies and procedures applicable to full-time faculty members. The percentage of budgeted tenure-track faculty positions will be no less than seventy-five percent (75%) of the budgeted full-time faculty in the university. Non tenure-track faculty positions will be limited to no more than twenty five percent (25%) of full-time faculty in the University. Excluded from this percentage calculation are all faculty funded by designated funds, auxiliaries, grant funds, or regional campuses; temporary and part-time faculty; and teaching assistants.
|Introduced to Senate||10/9/13|
|Second Senate Meeting||11/6/13|
|Faculty Senate Vote||11/6/13|
|15 Day Review||12/20/13|
|Posted to Faculty Handbook||2/13/14|